Steering Wheel of Self-Management
This resources uses a steering wheel metaphor to help patients feel empowered to manage their diabetes successfully. Handouts are available in Spanish and English.
March 15, 2021 · PDF, Video
Navigating Telehealth in Limited English Proficiency Populations
The goal of this article is to highlight best practices in Telemedicine as they are emerging during the Covid-19 pandemic and the barriers and facilitators to a successful Telehealth visit with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) patients.
August 3, 2020 · Article, PDF
Central American Minors Refugee Health Profile
Provide information to help resettlement agencies and healthcare providers gain a better understanding of Central American immigrants, their cultural backgrounds and population-specific health issues.
January 11, 2017 · PDF
Translated Nurse-to-Patient Communication Pages – Harborview
Pages developed with nurses and interpreters to aid caregivers in communicating basic information to their patients.
October 5, 2016
Advance Directives Presentation – Khmer/English
This is a 41 minute video presentation of a discussion led by Dr. Alex Molnar (Harborview Med Center/Univ of WA) with a community group of Cambodian Americans about the subjects of advance directives and end-of-life decision making.
October 2, 2015 · Video
Phrases of Courtesy in Nine Languages: A Tool for Medical Providers
Features videos of native speakers saying phrases of courtesy in nine languages. This tool is to help develop rapport in the interpreted health encounter.
August 8, 2013 · Article, Video
Adherence Barriers to Antidepressants among an Urban Female Latino Population
An article highlighting insights from providers and patients about risk factors, protective factors and interventions related to adherence barriers to antidepressants among urban Latinos.
July 18, 2013 · Article
Factors Affecting Cancer Screening and Care in the Latino Population
The goal of this article is to improve rates of cancer screening and cancer outcomes by increasing the medical community’s understanding of the complex cultural and socioeconomic factors affecting Latinos.
April 19, 2011 · Article
Group Nutrition Education Poster
1 page poster PDF summarizing a WIC group nutrition project for Spanish and Somali families.
August 17, 2009 · PDF
¡No soy Loco! / I’m Not Crazy! Understanding the Stigma of Mental Illness in Latinos
The goal of this video is to demonstrate how Latino patients present their stigma of mental illness, and how skilled therapists manage it.
January 1, 2009 · Video
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AHRQ translates consumer information into Spanish for medical providers to share with their patients.
A science-based and community-driven organization that focuses on the best health for all. Resources available include a 2014 report About Our Health: Results from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos.
This page includes pictures of specific products and levels of mercury detected, and links to FDA warning on skin-lightening products containing mercury (includes translated materials in Hmong, Somali and Spanish), and fact sheets for the general public and for health care providers.
Stanford School of Medicine has developed an Ethnogeriatric Curriculum for 13 ethnicities to better prepare health professionals in providing culturally-competent care. Intended to be used as a teaching curriculum, including culture specific information, case studies, and other tools and resources.
A five-part video series explores the nuances of cancer in Latino populations. Produced by the Nurse Oncology Education Program (NOEP).