Culturally Fluent Framework for Life and Practice

Vincent MPH 530 End of Semester Concept Map

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Culturally Fluent Framework for Life and Practice by Mind Map: Culturally Fluent Framework for Life and Practice

1. Humility

1.1. Ask questions

1.2. Accept responsibility for cultural missteps

1.3. Understand that my culture is not inherently superior to others

1.4. Appreciate the continual learning required for ongoing cultural competence

2. Power

2.1. The life experiences I have had equip me with a power completely unique to me

2.2. Others' life experiences also equip them with a power that I do not posess

2.3. As a clinician, I can play a role in helping each patient find the power of their personal culture in a new way

3. Empowerment

3.1. As a PT, my goal is give every person power over their own health

3.1.1. Affiliate with institutions that value diversity, provide inclusive services, and support their therapists endevors to do so

3.1.2. Advocate Access to competent services Climate of cultural competency Open discussion where all opinions can be expressed freely

3.1.3. Offer appropriate services that fit a patient's lifestyle

3.1.4. Let their lifestyle, living environment, daily activities guide functional examinations

3.2. Validate the experiences and stories of others

3.3. Active listening

3.4. Connect other people to each other, resources, and solutions

4. Ownership

4.1. Take pride in my own culture and experiences

4.2. Accepting responsibility for continual learning and growth in cultural competence

4.3. Owning my privileges and understanding how they impact my world lens

4.4. Accepting responsibility for errors made and seeking to remedy them in a timely manner

4.5. Constant self assessment of deficiencies and biases

5. Recognition of Diversity

5.1. Look for what makes each person unique but also how they fit into their larger culture

5.2. Seek to surround myself with people different from myself

5.3. Endeavor to find what is unique about each patient and construct their plan of care around it

5.4. Be comfortable assessing and evaluating the differences of others

5.5. Recognize that disparities in health care services exist

6. Appreciate

6.1. My own life experiences and opportunities

6.1.1. Personal backpack of qualities

6.1.2. Educational opportunities

6.1.3. People in my life with different backgrounds who readily share their stories, educate me, and help me to continually grow

6.2. The stories and experiences of others

6.2.1. Those from a variety of racial, socioeconomic, ability, and sexual backgrounds

6.3. The process of increasing cultural competency on personal, organizational, and national levels

6.4. The impact that the current political climate has on diversity and what it means for minorities

6.4.1. Western ideology doesn't encapsulate the values of the majority of the world

7. Selfless Care and Consideration

7.1. Patients

7.2. Neighbors

7.3. For people who do not see a need for increased cultural competency

8. Intentional Organization

8.1. For intentional progress in my place of employment

8.2. For continued personal growth through experiences, coursework, and affiliations

8.3. To effect change as part of multidisciplinary team focused on culturally competent care