Teaching and Practicing Cultural Competency Skills with Medical Students Using Nutrition-Focused Case Scenarios
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Cultural competency is a required standard for American medical students, but it can be challenging to effectively engage students with this topic. Because nutrition and culture are inherently intertwined in patient care, classroom role-play with nutrition-focused case scenarios enables students to practice strategies for navigating cultural barriers with patients.
KeywordsCultural competency Patient interview Role-play Nutritional care Medical students
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