Working with Religious Diversity

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About this resource

This resource provides additional religio-cultural information not covered in our courses, it contains tips and guidelines, and approaches based on cultural consideration.

It includes case studies using multi-media to enhance the learning process.

  • Section I provides an overview of the systems of Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism and Chinese Folk Religion.
  • Section II presents information on how the principles from these philosophical systems and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) interact in the New Zealand healthcare system.
  • Section III provides links to a Table on Interactions of some Western Drugs with Chinese Herbs, a comparative and summary table of East Asian Doctrines, a Bibliography and list of References for this resource, and an interactive Quiz.


eCALD Services, Waitemata DIstrict Health Board

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Produced by eCALD® Services, Waitemata District Health Board

© Waitemata District Health Board (2012)

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