Tool for Assessing Cultural Competence Training (TACCT)
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Note: A more current version of this resource has been published in MedEdPORTAL as version 2 and is titled: "A Revised Curriculum Tool for Assessing Cultural Competency Training (TACCT) in Health Professions Education" (Publication ID 3185).
For measuring teaching and learning of cultural competence in the undergraduate medical school curriculum, TACCT materials includes the TACCT surveys, directions for administering, background material, two bibliographies--alpha and categorical, and a new Resource Guide of Web resources for use after administration of the TACCT.
Lie D. Tool for Assessing Cultural Competence Training (TACCT). MedEdPORTAL Publications; 2006. Available from: https://www.mededportal.org/publication/325 http://dx.doi.org/10.15766/mep_2374-8265.325
To be able to increase cultural competency of medical students.
- Minority, TACCT, Ethnic Groups (MeSH), Race Relations (MeSH), Educational Measurement (MeSH), Health Equity Research
- Family Medicine
Interpersonal & Communication Skills
Knowledge for Practice
Practice-based Learning & Improvement
Cultural Diversity/Cultural Competency
Health Equity Research
- Clinical Skills/Doctoring
- Medical Student
Authors & Co-Authors
Desiree Lie, MD, MSED
Association of American Medical Colleges
Effectiveness and Significance
Cultural competence should be infused throughout the medical school curriculum; the TACCT will help users with the appropriate domains and areas of cultural competence.
It is best to use the overview survey first, and then the 67-item survey
This information is made available under the Creative Commons license.
This publication has been formally peer reviewed elsewhere
Two expert panels.
Publications, Presentations, and/or Citations for this Publication
- Betancourt, J.R. (2003). Cross-cultural Medical Education: Conceptual Approaches and Frameworks for Evaluation. Acad Med, 78(6), 560-569. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00001888-200306000-00004
- Tervalon, M. (2003). Components of Culture in Health for Medical Students' Education. Acad Med, 78(6), 570-576. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00001888-200306000-00005
- Kagawa-Singer, M. Kassim-Lakha, S. (2003). A Strategy to Reduce Cross-cultural Miscommunication and Increase the Likelihood of Improving Health Outcomes. Acad Med, 78(6), 577-587. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00001888-200306000-00006