Title VI--Cultural Competency
Length: 15 minutes
This presentation by Aaron Wendelboe, PhD Candidate, MSPH, gives you an overview of cultural competency and its implications for workers in the health care industry, mainly public health.
These learning modules are applicable to all public health, medical, veterinary, pharmacy, emergency management, hospital and other professionals interested in public health preparedness. These modules are created by faculty and guest lecturers at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.
- Understand Title VI and its implications
- Understand what it means to be culturally competent
- Know the laws concerning cultural competency
- Be informed of the standards used to measure the health care industry's cultural competency
- Know the demographic distribution of people by language and race in North Carolina
Competencies and Capability Functions Addressed
This training addresses selected applied epidemiology, core public health, and public health preparedness and response competencies and public health preparedness capability functions as noted below. (Please note: The following training does not provide comprehensive or in-depth treatment of specified competencies or capability functions, it provides basic knowledge of the competencies or capability functions listed below.)
|Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals|
|2) Considers the role of cultural, social, and behavioral factors in the accessibility, availability, acceptability and delivery of public health services (4: Cultural Competency Skills)|
|Public Health Preparedness & Response Core Competencies|
|1.5. Demonstrate respect for all persons and cultures.|
|2.4. Collect data according to protocol.|
US Department of Justice. Your Rights Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
USDHHS. Developing a Self-Assessment Tool for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Local Public Health Agencies: Final Report 2003; Office of Minority Health
USDHHS, Office of Minority Health. National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care. March 2001. Washington, D.C.
Office of Minority Health. National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care. DHHS. March 2001. (Powerpoint slideshow provided by Christina Harlan.)
National Census Bureau. American Fact Finder. 2000. Accessed on World Wide Web on July 16, 2004 at
Author and Narrator:
Jennifer Horney, MPH
The author(s) and reviewer(s) of this training have no personal financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this presentation to disclose.
Continuing Education Credit:
The UNC Center for Public Health Preparedness offers the following continuing education credit/s on this training. Eligibility for all continuing education credit is determined on an annual basis.
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