General awareness and attitudes scale
2. Ask yourself questions like: “What is the effect of my bias on my patient care?”
3. Focus on treating each patient as an individual with respect for their unique qualities and characteristics. Listen to what they have to say without judgment or assumptions based on your own views and values.
4. Seek out opportunities to learn more about other cultures through coursework, reading materials, seminars or conferences that discuss cultural competence in healthcare settings.
5. Utilize resources such as colleagues from diverse backgrounds or educational programs about diversity in the workplace when making decisions regarding patient care plans or regulations requiring cultural sensitivity training for nurses and other staff members in your organization.