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CultureVision Advantage

CultureVision™ can assist your organization in meeting Joint Commission and Magnet requirements for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards.

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Joint Commission Update

The Joint Commission is sharing updates on the development of proposed standards at gatherings of key stakeholders across the U.S.

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CultureVision Ambassadors

Programs now available all across the U.S.

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CultureVision Clients

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“CultureVision has allowed us to share well-researched cultural information with all our staff across a wide geographical area. Our staff now have instant access to a tool to improve the services they deliver and they also are reporting that they are more comfortable and confident in their ability to interact with clients from diverse cultures.”
-David Harris, Coordinator of Holistic Recovery & Wellness

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What is CultureVision™?

Transformative. Easily accessible. Factual. Substantial. Robust. Current and Up-to-date. CultureVision is an online database giving front-line health practitioners access to information they can use to provide culturally competent patient care.

Who uses CultureVision?

Hospitals. Clinics. Managed Care Systems. Medical and Nursing Schools. Higher Education Institutions. State and Federal Agencies. Veterans Organizations. Our subscriber base includes a vast array of healthcare organizations that provide subscriptions for their doctors, nurses, and other front-line health practitioners. CultureVision also benefits non-clinical staff seeking to improve teamwork, productivity, performance and communication by creating understanding of cultural commonalities and differences in the workforce and marketplace.

How does one gain access to CultureVision?

Access to this database is available through annual subscriptions. It is very easy to get started - there is nothing to install, and nothing to download. Schedule a fun and informative tour today and see how easy it is to get information at your fingertips on over 50 ethnic, cultural, religious, and ability groups.

How are groups chosen to be included in CultureVision?

CultureVision’s expansion over the last six years has often come as a direct result of specific requests made by clients in reaction to their patient base, as well as the by the availability of culture-specific studies. Given the vast array of cultures across the globe, we constantly strive to regularly add new groups, populations, tools, and quizzes.

Who contributes to CultureVision?

We have a team of researchers and writers that has evolved over the years. Learn more about the people behind CultureVision.

What other cultural competency services and products do you offer?

Learn more about Cook Ross Inc’s other cultural competency offerings.

What technology is required to view CultureVision?

In general, CultureVision is optimally viewed using one of these internet browsers: Internet Explorer 7 or 8, or the latest versions of Safari, Firefox, and Chrome. There are also several streaming videos available on the site that are hosted by blip.tv. If you have any trouble viewing these, please speak with your organization’s IT department about how to gain access to them.

 

What groups are in CultureVision?

Ethnic Groups

  • African American
  • American Indian
  • Anglo/Euro American
  • Arab
  • Argentinian
  • Asian Indian
  • Bosnian
  • Brazilian
  • Cambodian
  • Caribbean / West Indian
  • Caucasian
  • Central American
  • Chinese
  • Cuban
  • Ethiopian/Eritrean
  • Filipino
  • Ghanaian
  • Greek
  • Haitian
  • Hmong/Laotian
  • Iranian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Latino
  • Liberian
  • Mexican
  • Native HI / Pacific Islander
  • Nigerian
  • Pakistani
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Puerto Rican
  • Roma / Gypsy
  • Russian
  • Somali
  • Sudanese
  • Thai
  • Vietnamese

Religious Groups

  • Amish
  • Baha'i
  • Buddhism
  • Christianity
  • Confucianism
  • Hinduism
  • Islam
  • Jehovah's Witnesses
  • Judaism
  • Pagan
  • Sikhism
  • Taoism

Additional Communities

  • Blind/Low Vision
  • Deaf/Hard of Hearing
  • Elderly
  • Homeless
  • Intersex
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • LGBTQ2
  • Military Families
  • Obesity / Overweight
  • Physical Disability
  • Refugees and Torture Survivors
  • Veterans/Military