Culturally competent care in the emergency medical services

Date: 2007
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Article/Chapter
Author:  Dees L.
Publisher:  Texas EMS Magazine

This article discusses how culture can affect patients’ perceptions of health issues and interactions with health care providers, and the issues that EMS providers need to consider in interacting with people from different cultures.

Populations:  Racial and Ethnic Groups
Settings:  Emergency Departments, First Responders
Planning and Implementing:  Cultural Competence