Zhang, Yingting & Lin, Yu-Hung (2016). Writing a Wikipedia Article on Cultural Competence in Health Care. Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 35(2), 175-186. Retrieved from https://doi.org/doi:10.7282/T39K4DBQ
AbstractThis article describes how librarians created a Wikipedia article on cultural competence in health care to support the medical school’s curriculum. Wikipedia, often considered not as reliable as scholarly articles, continues to be popular. Rutgers librarians conducted a Wikipedia project to improve its content to benefit students. The importance of cultural competency in health care is widely recognized due to increasingly diverse patient populations. Medical schools integrate cultural competency in curricula to train students to be culturally competent. Therefore, this topic was chosen for the Wikipedia Project. It is hoped that health sciences librarians and educators will benefit from their experience.
SubjectsCultural competence, Cultural competence in health care, Cultural competency, Librarians, Wikipedia, Wikipedia collaborations, Information literacy
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