Diversity and Inclusion Case Scenarios [WLO: 1] [CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 5, 6] The multicultural makeup of the U.S. population has challenged the health care professionals who interact with patients at a very personal level. A diverse health care workforce would assist in expanding health care accessibility for the underserved population in the United States, which can, in turn, reduce health care disparities and improve health outcomes.
Based on the first letter of your last name, read your assigned diversity and inclusion case scenario, and respond to the directives. Support your response with a minimum of two scholarly sources that were published in the last 5 years. All sources must be cited using the proper APA7 Style. Your initial post should be at least 250 words.
If the first letter of your last name begins with
A through I, complete Case Scenario 1.
J through R, complete Case Scenario 2.
S through Z, complete Case Scenario 3.
Case Scenario 1Case Scenario 2Case Scenario 3
Case Scenario 3
Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum, read the following articles:
Health Professional Cultural Competence Reduces the Psychological and Behavioral Impact of Negative Healthcare Encounters
Outcomes of Gender-Sensitivity Educational Interventions for Healthcare Providers: A Systematic Review
Watch the following two videos:
Why Is Healthcare Workforce Diversity Important( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08pCbH629sY).
Inclusion Is a Culture of Value and Belonging (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UvRWkWZgnRY).
According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s projections, more than half of the children born in the United States will belong to a minority race or ethnic group by the year of 2020. Diversity is present in the professional workforce and the patient population. These changing demographics highlight the importance of cultural diversity in a health care profession in which the patient-provider relationship is key to determining the quality of care. It is imperative that health care professionals be diverse, well educated, and culturally sensitive to the patients that they serve. Strategic human resources (HR) management is a process of formulating and implementing HR strategies that are aligned with the organization’s mission, vision, goals, and business strategy.
Take on the role of the HR director in a community hospital in a metro area.
In your initial post,
Propose at least three HR practices or strategies with an emphasis on patient-provider relationship to help your organization achieve competitive advantage in diversity and inclusion.
Support your response with a minimum of two scholarly sources that were published in the last 5 years. All sources must be cited using proper APA Style.