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Cultural Competence

When researchers are communicating and interacting with diverse groups, cultural competence is a factor in how successful those efforts will be. Understanding that can help keep culture from becoming a barrier. There are resources given to researchers to help with increasing their cultural competence, but the main component is for the researcher to be open minded and willing to learn themselves.

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Cultural Competence by Dr. Sylk Sotto - Treat's Talk

TREATs talks are presented by the Bioethics and Subject Advocacy Program of the Indiana CTSI.  They provide 30 minute introductions to key topics in research ethics for translational research. These talks are presented live at the IU Center for Bioethics and streamed online.