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Lansing Community College Library

Culture Resources: Healthcare

Library resources on countries, culture, and customs around the globe.

Healthcare Cultural Competency E-books

Cover of the book Cultural Competence in Health Education and Health Promotion
Cover of the book Caring for Patients from Different Cultures
cover art includes images of healthcare professionals with different ethnicity
Book Cover Children in Afghanistan
Book Cover Images of people around the world
Book Cover Images of buildings

Cultural Databases

Locate the country where a cultural group lives to find information about clothing, food, population, family, and religions.  

Health & Culture Websites

These websites have good information about working with different cultures in a healthcare setting.

Cultural Competency Care Sheets

Find Cultural Competency Care Sheets for many different cultures, countries, and religions.

  1. Go to the database, the Nursing Reference Center.
  2. Search for your culture, country, or religion using the search box at the top.
  3. At the top of your search results, find the pink tab called "Cultural Competencies" and click.
  4. Look through the results to find a care sheet that could apply to your research.
  5. Not every group has a care sheet, but many of them do.

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Stop by the Research Help Desk on the 2nd floor of the TLC building or call (517) 483-1615 during Research Help Desk hours.

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LCC and partner librarians answer chat questions as part of Research Help Now. LCC librarians are on chat Monday to Thursday from 2-4pm. Partner librarians are on chat 24/7.


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