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Culturally Competent Care MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Culturally Competent Care
Tree Number(s)
N04.590.374.052
N05.300.206
Unique ID
D065246
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D065246
Annotation
coordinate with SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH
Scope Note
Health care services that are respectful of and responsive to the health beliefs, practices and cultural and linguistic needs of diverse patients. The provider and the patient each bring their individual learned patterns of language and culture to the health care experience which must be transcended to achieve equal access and quality health care.
Entry Term(s)
Cross-Cultural Care
Cultural Care
Culturally Competent Health Care
Culturally Congruent Care
Culturally Sensitive Care
NLM Classification #
W 84.5
Previous Indexing
Clinical Competence (1994-2014)
See Also
Clinical Competence
Cultural Competency
Public MeSH Note
2015
History Note
2015
Date Established
2015/01/01
Date of Entry
2014/06/26
Revision Date
2022/07/13
Culturally Competent Care Preferred
Culturally Sensitive Care Narrower
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