Distance EDU on Demand: Dorcey Applyrs on Cultural Competence in Health Care Delivery

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DorceyDorcey Applyrs, faculty program director for the Excelsior College School of Health Sciences, joins the podcast to discuss her work in the HIV/AIDs field, institutionalized problems within the health care system, cultural competence, and other health care issues in culturally diverse populations.

Listen to “Cultural Competence in Health Care Delivery”:

0:58 Drawn to the field of public health.

5:11 Researching the socioeconomic root causes of HIV/AIDS.

7:20 Cultural diversity and delivering culturally competent health care.

9:30 The relationship between cultural practices and health.

11:20 Cultural competency: Rating the US health care system.

13:43 Demographic differences.

16:55 How can patients take more control over their health care?

19:00 What does reform look like?