Cultural Competency Routinely Employ Mdcc Cultura
According to the Cultural Development Model, there are six stages towards achieving cultural
Stage 1. Cultural incompetence
Do nothing to increase knowledge of different cultures.
Stage 2. Cultural knowledge
Assess cultural attitudes and knowledge. Learn facts about cultures, especially
related to health and health behaviors.
Stage 3. Cultural awareness
Understand implications of culture on health behaviors.
Stage 4. Cultural sensitivity
Combine knowledge and awareness into individual and institutional
Stage 5. Cultural competency
Routinely employ culturally appropriate health care interventions and
Stage 6. Cultural proficiency
Practice with cultural competence and integrate it into one’s research and
Answer the following parts of this question: ( see chapter attached for information on cultural competency)
A. In which stage do you consider yourself to be?
B. Give at least two (2) examples of behaviors or perceptions that place you at that
C. In which stage were you this time last year? Explain.
D. How has the EPP-1 course contributed to your level of knowledge or skills in this
E. Identify two (2) strategies you could use to move to a higher stage? Be specific.
Explain why you chose these strategies.
Select one of the topics covered in Module 2 of this course that you feel will be most beneficial
to you as a future practicing pharmacist and reflect upon it. Explain why you selected this
topic. ( Topic chosen: Principles & elements of interpersonal communication, see class Power Point attached)
Explain how the presentation of the above-selected topic ( Topic chosen: Principles & elements of interpersonal communication, see class Power Point attached) either changed your thinking and/or
point of view of past-held beliefs or reinforced what you had already believed or knew.
The reflective assessment must be posted before the stated deadline. Your reflection should be
formatted in the same matter as the questions, with the question number listed and the corresponding
answer given below it. You do NOT have to repeat the questions, but you may. The answer to each
question should provide evidence of a deep reflection on the topic asked.
Reflections must be posted by the due date using 12-point, Times New Roman font, and 1.5 line
Please post this EOS Comprehensive Reflective Assessment as Microsoft Word document; do NOT
post in PDF format.