ERIC Number: EJ626598
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Assessing Medical Students' Awareness of and Sensitivity to Diverse Health Beliefs Using a Standardized Patient Station.
Robins, Lynne S.; White, Casey B.; Alexander, Gwen L.; Gruppen, Larry D.; Grum, Cyril M.
Academic Medicine, v76 n1 p76-80 Jan 2001
Assessed students' competence in addressing the health beliefs and cultural concerns of a standardized patient, an African American woman with diabetes, during a clinical interview. Found that minority students displayed greater competence in addressing the patient's concerns about altering culturally-based dietary behaviors; white students performed better in assessing her concerns about using insulin. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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