Culturally & linguistically appropriate health care: understanding laws & policies that impact health care providers [online video]

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Original Publication Date


Journal/Book/Conference Title

Latino Health Summit, November 16-17, 2006

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The Latino Health Summit was sponsored by the VCU Center on Health Disparities and the VCU School of World Studies. It was held at the Greater Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, Va., on November 16 - 17, 2006.

Date of Submission

June 2014


From the conference brochure:

Participants will become acquainted with federal and national initiatives about the delivery of culturally and linguistically appropriate health care services of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights and Office of Minority Health, and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Participants will gain a better understanding of the history, background, and research behind existing requirements and standards, plus learn what is expected in the near future.