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Culture, Communication and Ethics in Healthcare

Effective Health Communication

Welcome 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.

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Alzheimer's Association

Information and resources for Alzheimer's and other dementias.alzheimers alzheimer

AMA Foundation Health Literacy Program

The American Medical Association comprehensive health literacy toolkit

AMA's Code of Medical Ethics Code of Medical Ethics
America's Health Literacy: Why We Need Accessible Health Information Information and survey results from the US Deptartment of Health & Human Services about health literacy and policy implications
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Resources for the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults

American Hospital Association (AHA) National organization representing hospitals and health care networks. They provide information about health disparities, quality, patient safety, advocacy, and performance improvement.
American Medical Association National Association to support physicians and medical students
American Nurses Association National Association to support nurses and nursing students.
American Occupational Therapy Association

Provides support and advocacy for occupational therapists, assistant occupational therapists, and students. Advances OT practice, education, research.

American Physical Therapy Association

Provides support and advocacy for physical therapists, assistant physical therapists, and students. Advances PT practice, education, research.