Cultural Competency in Health Care

Title: The Importance of Cultural Competency in Health Care: Understanding Diversity for Quality Care

After reading this week’s chapter, do you think that cultural competency and diversity the same thing? Why or Why not?
Also, the Covid-19 pandemic has reemphasized the need for cultural competency in health care. That is, it is imperative that as health care professionals, we understand both the culture and history of all our diverse society to dispense quality care to all.
In your own words, why do you think cultural competency is important in health care? Feel free to share any experiences.