Identified barriers to effective communication with a culturally diverse healthcare professional colleague and analyzed its effect on patient outcome. Formulated assumptions about an unfrequented and culturally diverse healthcare professional colleague. Explained how to overcome language barriers or unfounded assumptions to increase team unity and motivation and established everyone’s importance in taking responsibility to improve our cultural competence.  Identified specific language barriers resulting in communication with a patient or consumer who speaks limited English and explained means of gathering information or education with such language barriers. Analyzed how to adjust to conflicting values or traditions from patients in a specific religion or culture. Created a list of benefits for a healthcare organization in providing cultural awareness and training for each employee. Selected one culture other than own and described how this culture may deal with death and mourning. Used correct spelling, grammar, and professional vocabulary. Cited all sources using APA format.

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