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Health Literacy: Cultural Competency

What is Cultural Competence?

Cultural & Linguistic Competence in Health:  A set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies that come together in a system, agency, or among professionals that enables effective work in cross-cultural situations.

- The Office of Minority Health

Retrieved from: https://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/omh/browse.aspx?lvl=1&lvlid=6

Search for Cultural Competency Articles

How to Request an Article

Can't find the full text of an article you need?  

Use our Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service to request materials.  Before requesting an article, check the Journal Finder search to make sure the library does not own or have electronic access to the journal you need.  Simply type in the journal title and search!

Need help?  Ask a Librarian!

Search for Books In Alvernia's Library

Alvernia Catalog Quick Search

Health Literacy E-books

Click the link below to see what books Franco Library has on Cultural Competency:

Cultural Competency Books at Alvernia

Cultural Competency Web Resources