Title

A Longitudinal Study Of Cultural Competence Among Health Science Faculty

Department

Nursing

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Summer 2010

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to measure the process of cultural competence over time in a group of Health Science Faculty teaching nursing and other allied health students. Faculty (n=28) were administered the Inventory for Assessing the Process of Cultural Competence Among Healthcare Professionals (IAPCC) prior to a cultural competence workshop, immediately after the workshop, and again at three months, six months and 12 months. The mean scores increased significantly with each administration of the IAPCC from the pretest administration (52.17) to the 12 month administration (59.71) demonstrating new knowledge related to cultural competence as a process.

Journal

Journal of Cultural Diversity

Journal ISSN

1071-5568

Volume

17

Issue

2

First Page

68

Last Page

72