Culture, Communication and Ethics in Healthcare
Effective Health CommunicationWelcome to the Culture, Communication and Ethics in Healthcare resource page. Effective health communication encompasses Cultural Competence, Health Literacy, Ethics & Moral Distress and Patient Safety. Search this site by keyword or category to find the resource you need. If you have questions or concerns please click the “Ask a Librarian” link on the left side of this page.
|Health Care Educational Association: Educational Tools for Our Trade||
Resources, instruction, & communications for both staff and clients from HCEA - a multi-disciplinary professional organization of health care educators.
|Health Insurance Literacy Resources||
Contains a list of resources for consumers and insurance navigators to help explain health insurance terms, benefits, and important facts, 2015.
|A Framework for Health Literacy||
From the Ministry of Health in New Zealand, a framework for the establishment of a health literate health system.
|A Physician's Practical Guide to Culturally Competent Care||Website offers CME/CE credit and equips health care professionals with awareness, knowledge, and skills to better treat the the increasingly diverse U.S. population|
|A Prescription to End Confusion||
Report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee on Health Literacy
|ACMH Ensuring that Health Care Reform Will Meet the Health Care Needs of Minority Communities and Eliminate Health Disparities||
A Statement of Principles and Recommendations
Non-profit foundation consisting of a group of clinicians who want to empower patients and families with video support tools about advance care planning
|Advance Directive||Form and education|
|Advancing Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient-and-Family-Centered Care: A Roadmap for Hospitals||A comprehensive guide to meeting the unique needs of patients|
|AHRQ Innovations Exchange||Innovative Patient Safety programs|
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