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Cultural Competency MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cultural Competency
Tree Number(s)
I01.880.853.100.364
Unique ID
D054521
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054521
Annotation
consider also TRANSCULTURAL NURSING; for issues concerning health, coordinate with SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH
Scope Note
Cultural and linguistic competence is a set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies that come together in a system, agency, or among professionals that enables effective work in cross-cultural situations. Competence implies the capacity to function effectively as an individual and an organization within the context of the cultural beliefs, behaviors, and needs presented by consumers and their communities.
Entry Term(s)
Cultural Competence
Cultural Sensitivity
Previous Indexing
Culture (1966-2007)
See Also
Culturally Competent Care
Transcultural Nursing
Public MeSH Note
2008
History Note
2008
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Cultural Competency Preferred
Cultural Sensitivity Related
Cultural Competence Related
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