Managing a Multicultural Workforce in Healthcare

Self-Assessment Questions
 
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Please take a few minutes to answer yes or no to these twelve questions. Make sure to answer all questions, then click the "Get Score" button at the bottom of the page to read some feedback on your answers. This feedback can be used to examine your perspectives about and behaviors towards others from different cultural backgrounds.

*1. I have never experienced the feeling of being rejected by another group/culture:
Yes
No

*2. My experience with different cultures is limited:
Yes
No

*3. The professional organizations that I am a member of, do not offer opportunities for interaction with diverse individuals:
Yes
No

*4. It is difficult to understand accents of some culturally diverse individuals :
Yes
No

*5. When I was growing up, I was influenced by the prejudicial attitudes of others toward ethnic minorities :
Yes
No

*6. All persons including individuals from different cultural & linguistic backgrounds should be treated exactly the same :
Yes
No

*7. My communication style is the same regardless of who I interact with :
Yes
No

*8. I have difficulty accepting diverse practices without judgment :
Yes
No

*9. I believe that I know what the staff needs are:
Yes
No

*10. There are more differences than similarities between myself and someone from a different culture:
Yes
No

*11. The professionals that I work with are basically from the same cultural/ethnic background:
Yes
No

*12. Educational background is more important than cultural background in shaping anyone’s perspectives and behaviors:
Yes
No
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Leach College of Nursing
University of St. Francis