Further Reflections From Common Ground: Cultural Awareness in Healthcare
Napa Valley, September 2017 — Long-time Napa Valley nurse practitioner Beth Lincoln has published her second book, Further Reflections from Common Ground: Cultural Awareness in Healthcare. With narratives by Cody Gillette Kirkham, the book’s 351 pages cover a very wide range of issues concerning cultural …Read More
We Can Make a Difference – Culture & Care
“What do you think made you sick?” I inquired of my Mexican-American patient. She obviously displayed symptoms of bronchitis. Her response – “I opened the window too fast and the wind got inside of me!” This is a comment I’ve received from many of my …Read More
Just when you think . . .
Just when you think you “know everything,” someone comes along and says “did you know that . . .” This happened while presenting a seminar. I was given a newspaper article about a young Hmong women living in Wisconsin. Her family history . . . …Read More
Culture & Conflict . . . Finding Common Ground
Values are the core of one’s culture, thus influence the way in which we see our world. We may experience conflict with our colleagues, clients, families and friends when our world view does not match their worldview. One may see it from a collectivistic stance …Read More