The most significant goal of cultural competency in medical service provision is the deliverance of the highest quality care to every patient, regardless of differences in race, ethnicity, background, sexual orientation, religion, and language proficiency.
This course explores cultural diversity and offers solutions to common challenges that occur with the patient care environment.
This Seminar-on-Demand is 1 contact hour in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
|Contact Hours: 1||
Video Course Format: Video
|Target Audience: ATC/LAT, Dietitian/Nutritionist, LVN/LPN, MT/LMT, NHA, Non-Clinical, NP, OT/COTA, PT/PTA, Rec / Activities Director, RN, RT, SLP, SW|
|Instructional Level: Intermediate||BOC Level of Difficulty: Essential|
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Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional through a study of cultural diversity in the patient care environment.
At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be able to:
- Identify how cultural differences impact the patient care environment
- Identify how diverse work values, communication styles, and bodily and facial expressions affect healthcare services
- Identify ways to work in a group setting integrating diverse cultural and folk beliefs that can compromise common preventative care
- Examine ways in which cultural competency can create an atmosphere of CLAS (culturally and linguistically appropriate services) as detailed by the U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health (May, 2013)
Criteria for Completion:
A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
Contact Hours: 1
Target Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Massage Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Speech-Language Pathologists, Registered Nurses, Non-Clinical Professionals, Recreation/Activities Director, Nursing Home Admins, Registered Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Dietitian/Nutritionists, Social Workers.
Instructional Level: Intermediate
BOC Level of Difficulty: Essential
CDR CPE Level 1/ 740 Web-based
Learning Need Codes: 1040
Performance Indicators: 2.1.1, 8.2.1, 9.3.3, 9.4.6
Course Type: Seminar-On-Demand
The course materials for this Seminar-On-Demand are available instantly in our online format.
- Financial – Joy Siegel is the owner of Joy Siegel Solutions and receives a salary. She receives royalty payments from HomeCEUConnection.com for the presentation of this course.
- Nonfinancial – No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
- No relevant conflicts of interest exist for any member of the activity planning committee.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service.
This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).