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Cultural Competency

Course #: 03-1395

Price: $9.00

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CE Credit Hours: 1.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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CEU Course Description

Cultural competence in healthcare settings represents a level of knowledge, skills, and tools available when providing care to patients of different cultures than the providers themselves. Culture refers to the language, beliefs, values, communication, race, ethnicity, religion, or social influences that make up a person’s life. Healthcare disparities, or inequities of care and outcomes, occur in the African American, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, Asian American, Alaska Native, and Pacific Islander communities compared to the greater United States population. This course will define the concept of cultural competence, discuss which populations are historically and contemporarily marginalized, offer effective communication strategies, and ultimately strive to improve healthcare outcomes among treatment from physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. 

CEU Course Objectives

  1. Recognize populations who have been historically and currently marginalized in healthcare settings.
  2. Recall pertinent health disparities and how to recognize them to achieve the best possible health outcomes.
  3. Identify communication strategies and tools to utilize when providing care to cultures that are marginalized.

CEU Course Syllabus

Introduction--> Section 1: Cultural Competence - Knowledge 

0.25 Contact Hours  

Section 2: Self-Awareness --> Section 3: Skills

0.50 Contact Hours 

Section 4: Case Study--> References

0.25 Contact Hours 

Total = 1 Contact Hours

Instructional level: Introductory

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Course Date: 2023-05-15

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