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    Special Author Event: Dr. Patti Rose at Books & Books in Coral Gables, FL

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 4, 2012 3:09:02 PM

    Cultural Competency for the Health ProfessionalAre you going to be in the Coral Gables, FL area next week? Would you like to meet Jones & Bartlett Learning author Dr. Patti Rose, MPH, EdD, and learn more about her new book, Cultural Competency for the Health Professional? Stop by Books & Books on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 6:30pm for a special author event.

    About the book:

    Cultural Competency for the Health Professional reviews the importance of the implementation of cultural competency by allied health professionals, and the process of assessment, training, and evaluation. It includes a clear and concise overview of the necessary tools to apply cultural competency processes as well as systematic and disciplined approaches to the process of achieving it. Also addressed are the reservations that may exist in various health professions with interests in moving in the direction of cultural competency, such as associated costs and limited time. Cultural Competency for the Health Professional provides health professions students with key cultural competency information and practical insight into how to apply this knowledge in their day-to-day work environments as they deal with patients on a clinical basis.

    Read more about a featured text interview with current President of the University of Miami and former Clinton U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), Dr. Donna Shalala.

    Interested in learning more? Visit our website.

    Topics: allied health, Author, cultural nuances, health professionals, Health Professions, allied health professional, Books & Books, Patti Rose

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