Dartmouth College Library Cultural Awareness and Healthcare Books
FEATURED BOOK TITLE
World Religions for Healthcare Professionals
World Religions for Healthcare Professionals is a sensitive, engaging, and deeply informative book that offers new insights to those who thought they understood the worlds great religious traditions, as well as an orientation for those who have given little attention to matters of religion and health up till now. The consistent pattern in each chapter makes the book eminently accessible. It is a book to be read from beginning to end, and then consulted whenever the reader encounters persons from a tradition other than theirs - an invaluable resource.
Cultural Awareness in Healthcare Book Titles
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Teaching Tools for Health Professionals
Patient Information Resources
Dartmouth Hitchcock Interpreter Services
DHMC Language Interpretation Service:
Languages, other than English, and Deaf Interpreter needs are centrally coordinated for the DHMC complex and Lebanon Clinics through the Care Management Office. To arrange for an interpreter please call 603-650-5792 Monday - Friday from 8:00AM until 5:00PM. For emergencies outside these regular business hours, please contact the Social Worker on call, who can be reached through the hospital operator. Dial 0.
Cultural Diversity and Health Care Journals
Worlds Apart - Four Part Video Series
Worlds Apart : A four-part series on cross-cultural healthcare
by Maren Grainger-Monsen and Julia Haslett.
Imprint Boston, MA : Fanlight Productions, c2003.
Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library
This film follows patients and families facing critical medical decisions as they navigate their way through the health care system. Provides a look at a variety of patients' cultures and the culture of medicine. The film raises an awareness about the role sociocultural barriers play in patient-provider communication and in the provision of healthcare services for culturally and ethnically diverse patients.