Cultural Sensitivity

Cultural Sensitivity

Learn about the importance of being knowledgeable about and sensitive to cultural differences.


Cultural Competence in Healthcare
This educational video shows employees, both medical and administrative, how to be culturally sensitive. The video consists of several dramatizations by professional actors showing the improper, and then proper, way to speak to, and interact with patients of various cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

Culturally Competent Nursing
Every day, nurses are innovating on the front lines of health, providing life-changing care, and driving better health outcomes for patients and families.

Cultural Sensitivity Improves Healthcare
Culturally appropriate or culturally competent care aims to bring sensitivity and respect for different cultural beliefs, languages and practices into the relationship between health care providers and their patients. It is playing an increasingly important role in training for the health care professions, and has even become part of national standards of care.