TWO (2) posts are required for each discussion forum. Try to make your first initial post (response to the discussion question) by Saturday and your next posts (response to other students’ posts) by Sunday.
1) Discussion One:
After reviewing the Cultural competence training video with patient and provider’s perspectives and reading Chapters 1-2 Answer the following question(s): The minimum word count to the initial discussion board question(s) should be 200 words or more (for both Discussion Questions) (excluding references and reinstatement of the discussion board questions).
1) Cultural competence and diversity are often considered to have the same meaning in healthcare facilities. What is the difference between these two terms and their applicability in terms of healthcare professionals in various healthcare settings?
2) A physical therapy office in “Little Haiti” in Miami, Florida is closed due to lack of funds. All patients’ appointments are routed to a nearby hospital’s physical therapy department in which the predominant population served is Cuban. List and describe a minimum of TWO (2) steps you believe the department has to take to meet the needs of the patients from a culturally competent prospective.
– A minimum of one reference is required to support your response to the discussion question and reply to a classmate. You may cite the course required textbook and or other sources. Make sure your references are in APA format.