Today, diversity in the workplace is the norm rather than the exception. Patients and clients are likely to look different from - and think and act differently than - the clinician. Cultural competence is a set of behaviors, attitudes, and policies that comes together in a continuum to enable effective functioning in transcultural interactions. From this course, you will be able to describe the role of culture in a person's health status and during the interactions with health care providers. Discover identification tools for specific knowledge regarding different population groups including terminology and demographics, degree of acculturation, socioeconomic status, and other key points.