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Cultural Assessment Tool
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Project Implicit Tests
Please read prior to taking the Implicit Association Test for Mental Health or any other topics:
Please be aware that you will receive results of any implicit (outside of our conscious awareness) test that you take. The results may or may not coincide with your conscious perception of how you view a certain group. The tests are meant to indicate your unconscious perception of a certain group. We all are influenced by our experiences, culture, and personal belief systems. The results of these test are meant to make you consider your views and may or may not seem accurate to you. You get to decide what to do with the results. You may choose to examine more fully why you responded a certain way or you may be comfortable agreeing or ignoring altogether the results. It is your choice. This tool is just one means by which to explore how you view differences in the world.
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An entertaining story to share important lessons about why diversity efforts are bound to fail unless we really understand how we unconsciously respond to difference and how to move to beyond it. The Loudest Duck
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Culture Effects on Pain Assessment and Integrated Treatments - Minority patients are at high risk for poor pain outcomes. This article describes how and why culture affects both patients and nurses. It also discusses why members of cultural minority groups frequently receive suboptimal pain management and how nurses can improve patients' pain outcomes by using culturally sensitive assessments and providing culturally comfortable care.
How Empathy can make a Difference: When you're in the hospital, everything changes. You depend on caregivers for everything. Each word, each touch, each visit really matters. You'll be moved by these life-changing stories, and astonished when you learn what these patients have in common.