Issues in educating health professionals to meet the diverse needs of patients and other service users from ethnic minority groups.

@article{Chevannes2002IssuesIE,
  title={Issues in educating health professionals to meet the diverse needs of patients and other service users from ethnic minority groups.},
  author={Mel Chevannes},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2002},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={290-8}
}
AIM The main aim of the study was to undertake training needs analysis among a multi-professional group for the purpose of improving care for ethnic minority patients and other service users. BACKGROUND Evidence from the literature identifies that some of the explanations advanced for the failure of health professionals to meet the needs of ethnic minorities include lack of understanding of cultural diversities, racism, racial stereotyping, lack of knowledge, exclusivity, and ethnocentrism… CONTINUE READING

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