The challenges these organizations face in meeting cultural and linguistic standards (CLAS), and The steps they have taken to become a more culturally competent organization.
Identify two healthcare organizations in the midwest USA area and research (via organizational websites or by contacting staff at these organizations) and determine:
The challenges these organizations face in meeting cultural and linguistic standards (CLAS), and
The steps they have taken to become a more culturally competent organization.
Provide a summary by comparing and contrasting the two organizations on the above two items as well as identify where you think each organization is on the Cultural Competence Continuum. In addition, you should include your response to the following:
From your research, detail what you think the challenges and benefits of CLAS implementation of healthcare organizations and if you believe that CLAS standards ensure the objective of improving culturally competent healthcare.
Reflect on the primary health concerns that you learned about in this module, such as mental health, physical health (diabetes, Alzheimer’s, heart disease), death, and dying. Consider the following concepts as you create your journal entry:
Identify primary health concerns that overlap between yourself and the aging population.
How are these concerns similar or different?
How might your primary health concerns change as you age?