Interprofessional Simulation Cases for Cultural Competence - The Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information & Exchange (CIRRIE) presents simulated clinical encounters with manikins and standardized patients for cultural competence training of rehabilitation students or providers. (link)
The Culturally Competent Care Education Committee (CCCEC) at Harvard Medical School (HMS) - CCCEC created this on-line resource center to share resources and information on initiatives in cross cultural education. They have a compilation of case studies (link) that present dilemmas in the delivery of Culturally Competent Care.
Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMC) - Theresa A. Thomas Professional Skills Teaching and Assessment Center mission is to teach and assess clinical competencies in medical interviewing, clinical reasoning, ethical dilemmas, communication skills, physical examination, and the application of clinical knowledge. To accomplish their objectives, they use the services of standardized patients (SPs) from the community who are trained to present a clinical scenario, assess performance, and provide feedback to learners. They have developed SPs that address cultural issues. For more information contact: Gayle Gliva-McConvey; Email: GlivaGA@evms.edu
Maimonides Medical Center Department of Pediatrics - Dr. Altshuler was previously Co-Director of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics and Director of the Kids Weight Down Program and led an interdisciplinary team to deliver training and patient care. In 1998, she headed the Maimonides Department of Pediatrics Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE) Training Committee. This group developed the first Culture OSCE in 1999, and has been implementing formative OSCEs for residents at Maimonides Medical Center and other teaching institutions since then. Contact: Lisa Altshuler, PhD; mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hablamos Juntos Educational Partners Website - The University of California, Irvine, College of Medicine (UC Irvine) has developed an extension and implementation of their standardized patient program to include the Latino Standardize Patient Program for conditions present in the Latino Community. This program focuses on clinical conditions, which have a high level of incidence and prevalence in the Latino community. This information will be available to other interested educational programs. (Link)
Culture Learning: Simulations & Exercises - This website, compiled by the Intercultural Studies Project, is comprised of cultural simulations, exercises, films, and videos related to culture, that can be incorporated into the curriculum as starting points for classroom discussions of such issues. (Link)
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