Cultural Competency

Caring for people with different beliefs, attitudes, backgrounds, values, and needs.

What does this mean for you?

  • Providers are working to understand and meet your cultural needs.
  • Let providers know about your cultural needs.

Cultural needs can include

  • Ethnic backgrounds
  • Languages
  • World views
  • Beliefs
  • Gender identities
  • Sexual orientations

Knowing your cultural needs will help your provider to treat you the way you would like to be treated.

Additional resources

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