The Dwight Schar College of Nursing and Health Sciences recently hosted a cultural competence event November 1-2, 2012. Rick Zoucha, PhD, APRN, BC, CTN-A from Duquesne University presented “Cultural Competence: Community and Academia Collaborate for Improved Outcomes.” Students, faculty, and community members participated in various sessions over the two day event.
- Engaging the community to improve health outcomes for vulnerable populations.
- Mutual Transformation: A process of community engagement, change and sustainable relationships through research.
- Discouraging the Myth: Build it and they will come!
- Beginning the process of cultural competence through knowing your own culture.