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Cultural & Spiritual Sensitivity Resources

Cultural and Spiritual Sensitivity Resources

This booklet, produced by the Chaplains' Office and Health System Interfaith Committee, is a brief overview of the the five major world traditions--Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism. It is available free of charge to hospital staff.

The booklet contains information on five holy days from each of the five largest world religions. It accompanies a chapel wall plaque which displays weekly holy days. The booklet is available free of charge to hospital staff, and chapel visitors. 

Educational chapters in this monograph serve as the framework for principles of cultural competency in the care of patients presenting to the Emergency Department.  The educational chapters in this monograph serve as the framework for the principles of cultural competency in the care of patients presenting to the Emergency Department. Includes teaching cases that provide real-life scenarios of various cultural groups who have presented to the ED. Also includes a section on Spiritual Care Services in Emergency Medicine (M. Best).