Cultural competence: Gaps in knowledge of navy healthcare personnel during global health engagement missions
Heather Cuniff King, PhD, Clinical Investigations Department, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, California, USA; Natalie Todd, BA, Clinical Investigations Department, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, California, USA; Patricia Watts Kelley, PhD, School of Nursing, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
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Military medical personnel assigned to United States (US) Naval hospital ships perform global health engagement missions worldwide. This abstract will highlight the need for targeted in depth cultural education to enhance cultural competence of future military nurses, physicians, corpsmen, and leaders who participate in global health engagement missions.
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