patients with the ability to effectively interact, communicate, and understand other people from different cultures. Cultural competence in healthcare is of great importance because it enables healthcare professionals to effectively interact with their patients, enhance the level of respect forthe language, the customs, the traditions and the values of their clients regardless of their culturalbackgrounds and orientation. Notably, effective communication skills support organizational mission, culture, philosophy, and improved cultural competence by enabling healthcare
CULTURAL COMPETENCY10professionals to acquire vital information concerning the different needs of their clients based on their cultural origin, ethics, and cultural diversity.References
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