Cultural Competence in Heath Care Policy & Law


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Cultural competence is the ability of practitioners in the healthcare system to address _____:

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1. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 stipulates that _____:

2. A set of standards from the Office of Minority Health which are designed to provide a template for delivering culturally competent healthcare is called the _____:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Get an idea of what you know about cultural competence in health care policy and law with these study tools. These questions will test your understanding of key subjects like an explanation of cultural competence and what Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 requires.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be addressing the following topics:

  • Set of standards from the Office of Minority Health
  • Requirement for doctors to practice medicine in the U.S.
  • Progress made by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the standards set by the Office of Minority Health and the purpose of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Making connections - use your understanding of cultural competence to explain what it means in the health care system
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the regulations for doctors to practice medicine in the U.S.

Additional Learning

Learn more about diversity and health care with the accompanying lesson named Cultural Competence in Health Care Policy & Law. You'll be discussing the following key areas:

  • Why cultural competence is important in health care
  • Laws that aim to resolve health care disparities
  • Role of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
  • Cultural competence bill passed in New Jersey
  • Professional and accrediting agencies and their role in cultural competence
  • Advocacy from minority interest groups