Self Paced Self Paced    

Cultural Competence for Health Care Providers, Self Paced

41 hours |  Professional Development | Included eBook

Purpose

Professional Development

Description

This course shows students how to develop and strengthen their ability to effectively interact with diverse groups of people. Students will gain an understanding of how individuals and systems provide quality care to patients with diverse values, beliefs and behaviors. They will also learn how to tailor health care delivery to meet patientsi social, cultural, and linguistic needs. In addition, students will become aware of their own cultural influences and how they may affect perceptions, diagnoses and interactions with patients and colleagues. Finally, students will learn how cultural competence serves both as a vehicle to increase access to quality care for all patient populations and as a business strategy to attract new patients and market share.

Audience

Students preparing for health care jobs and incumbent health care providers who want to strengthen their ability to effectively interact with diverse groups of people.

Objectives
  • Analyze concepts related to diversity and cultural competence
  • Apply strategies for working with patients on an individual level, while honoring various cultural norms.
  • Analyze effects of power within the health care setting
  • Determine ways to adapt to cultural contexts based on analysis of the cultural competency scale
  • Use intentional strategies to disrupt the cycle of oppression
  • Continually seek opportunities to learn about cultural norms that stretch one?s own parameters.
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Instructor Led Instructor Led

Cultural Competence for Health Care Providers, Instructor Led

24 hours |  Professional Development | eBook Available

Purpose

Professional Development

Description

This course shows students how to develop and strengthen their ability to effectively interact with diverse groups of people. Students will gain an understanding of how individuals and systems provide quality care to patients with diverse values, beliefs and behaviors. They will also learn how to tailor health care delivery to meet patientsi social, cultural, and linguistic needs. In addition, students will become aware of their own cultural influences and how they may affect perceptions, diagnoses and interactions with patients and colleagues. Finally, students will learn how cultural competence serves both as a vehicle to increase access to quality care for all patient populations and as a business strategy to attract new patients and market share.

Audience

Students preparing for health care jobs and incumbent health care providers who want to strengthen their ability to effectively interact with diverse groups of people.

Objectives
  • Analyze concepts related to diversity and cultural competence
  • Apply strategies for working with patients on an individual level, while honoring various cultural norms.
  • Analyze effects of power within the health care setting
  • Determine ways to adapt to cultural contexts based on analysis of the cultural competency scale
  • Use intentional strategies to disrupt the cycle of oppression
  • Continually seek opportunities to learn about cultural norms that stretch one?s own parameters.
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