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Descriptor English: Culturally Competent Care
Descriptor Spanish: Asistencia Sanitaria Culturalmente Competente
Descriptor Portuguese: Assistência à Saúde Culturalmente Competente
Descriptor French: Soins adaptés sur le plan culturel
Entry term(s): Care, Cross-Cultural
Care, Cultural
Care, Culturally Competent
Care, Culturally Congruent
Cross Cultural Care
Cross-Cultural Care
Cultural Care
Culturally Competent Health Care
Culturally Congruent Care
Tree number(s): N04.590.374.052
N05.300.206
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D065246
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.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Clinical Competence (1994-2014)
Public MeSH Note: 2015
History Note: 2015
Related: Clinical Competence MeSH
Cultural Competency MeSH
DeCS ID: 55787
Unique ID: D065246
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2015/01/01
Date of Entry: 2014/06/26
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Culturally Competent Care - Preferred
Concept UI M0588506
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.
Preferred term Culturally Competent Care
Entry term(s) Care, Cross-Cultural
Care, Cultural
Care, Culturally Competent
Care, Culturally Congruent
Cross Cultural Care
Cross-Cultural Care
Cultural Care
Culturally Competent Health Care
Culturally Congruent Care



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