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Brannigan, Michael C., 1948-
Cultural fault lines in healthcare : reflections on cultural competency / Michael C. Brannigan
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2012
book jacket
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 4th Floor  RA418.5.T73 B73 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Transcultural medical care -- United States
Cultural competence -- United States
Physical Description xiv, 103 p. ; 24 cm
Summary "An invaluable work especially for professionals and students in health care, bioethics, humanities, cultural studies, and for the educated lay reader, this volume offers a critical reflection on cultural competence and awareness in health care, an arena where world views and values often collide"--Provided by publisher
""This book offers a critical reflection on what it means to be 'culturally competent.' At the same time, it is an exercise in thinking out loud, a philosophical prelude to uncover what tends to lie hidden in our encounter with the patient, the Other, particularly the Other who represents a culture and worldview seemingly disparate from our own.""--Provided by publisher
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 87-92) and index
Machine generated contents note: Introduction -- Chapter One: When Worldviews Collide -- Chapter Two: From Fault Lines to Cultural Competency -- Chapter Three: Cultural Discourse and Its Hurdles -- Chapter Four: On the Path to Presence -- Chapter Five: Cultivating Presence When There Is Distrust

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