Orest Weber

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OBJECTIVE To identify characteristics of consultations that do not conform to the traditionally understood communication 'dyad', in order to highlight implications for medical education and develop a reflective 'toolkit' for use by medical practitioners and educators in the analysis of consultations. DESIGN A series of interdisciplinary research workshops(More)
BACKGROUND As the diversity of the European population evolves, measuring providers' skillfulness in cross-cultural care and understanding what contextual factors may influence this is increasingly necessary. Given limited information about differences in cultural competency by provider role, we compared cross-cultural skillfulness between physicians and(More)
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To survey oncology nurses and oncologists about difficulties in taking care of culturally and linguistically diverse patients and about interests in cross-cultural training.
. DESIGN Descriptive, cross-sectional.
. SETTING Web-based survey.
. SAMPLE 108 oncology nurses and 44 oncologists. 
. METHODS 31-item questionnaire derived(More)
UNLABELLED PHENOMENON: Assuring quality medical care for all persons requires that healthcare providers understand how sociocultural factors affect a patient's health beliefs/behaviors. Switzerland's changing demographics highlight the importance of provider cross-cultural preparedness for all patients-especially those at risk for social/health precarity.(More)
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