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Cultural, Health Literacy, and Linguistic Competency: HOME

A guide designed to support student/faculty information, education, and resource needs

Welcome to the Cultural & Linguistic Competency LibGuide

Please use the tabs above to search for Books, Articles, Multilingual Handouts, Online Exhibitions and Resources, and Information on Specific Populations. and Writing & Citing Information

                                                                                     Bioethics Information Resources - Search engines and Web resources

                                             Special thanks to the Kaiser Permanente librarians for allowing us to adapt portions of their LibGuides for our own use.

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                      Diversity Awareness (American Nurses Association)

Mobile Apps

MediBabble Translator is a medical translation tool for examinations and taking histories.  Contains Spanish with additional free downloads for other languages.  Contains playable recordings and questions. For iPhone, iPad, & iPod Touch.  Free.


Medical Spanish is a phrasebook with audio, search, conjugation and bookmarking.  Highly recommended by the iMedical App Blog.



Google Translate  is a language  translation search engine.    

Health Information Translations - quality health education for diverse populations.


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