It’s time to make time for cultural competency

By Jennie McKee

Media tour promotes the importance of culturally competent care

How sensitive are you to cultural differences? For example, if you were meeting an elderly Asian-American woman for the first time, what would you do? If you entered the exam room and found her with her husband and adult son, who would you talk to? When you begin to examine her, you find circular bruises on her legs. What do you do next?

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