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Cultural Competency Training Needs Assessment

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Table of Contents


A. General Information

Director: Dr. Daria Boccher-Latimore


B. Report

Sample size: n=49

Top 3 Primary Professions: nurse (25%), dentist (19%), physician (12%)

The majority of clinicians served between 1-50 patients living with HIV/AIDS during the past year

Top 3 types of resources that would improve the ability to provide culturally competent care:

  • Culturally appropriate patient education tools (80%)
  • Assistance in referrals for appropriate support services (67%)
  • Clinical tolls in different languages (64%)

The majority of clinicians where employed in the state of New York (30%)

Types of Migrant and/or Newly Immigrant populations served included: Haitian, Dominican, African, Central America, Latino

Top Training needs cited included: LGBT, Tools in different languages, Adolescent, Cultural competency


C. Resource List Provided

  • BESAFE Series (included all Spanish version)
  • Compendiums (specific articles of interest):
    • HIV/AIDS: Providing Care to African Immigrants
    • HIV/AIDS: Providing Care to Caribbean Immigrant Communities
  • Webcast Archived Trainings with free CMEs
  • Upcoming Trainings (FY 2011-2012)
    • Cultural Competence: Strengthening the Clinicians Role in Delivering Quality HIV Care within API Transgender Communities.
    • Cultural Competence: Strengthening the Clinicians Role in Delivering Quality HIV Care within Native American Transgender Communities.
    • Cultural Competence: Strengthening the Clinicians Role in Delivering Quality HIV Care within Hispanic Adolescent MSM Communities.

D. Statistics

New York/New Jersey Populations Served

needs

Do Providers have the adequate resources to provide culturally competent clinical care for the population below?

resources

 


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