Cultural Diversity in Patient Care, 8/16/2024

About the Course:
As an empower, productive service provider in any field, this course provides tools and insight necessary to best understand the rich diversity of American society as it is today. While it is important to recognize that humans are humans, there are varying degrees of difference that enable us to be providers who have that additional compassion and empathy that make service recipients get the service they deserve, with fewer misunderstandings based on cultural differences. This course touches on the reality that cultural differences are no longer limited to birthplace, religion, or heritage, but also on customs, lifestyle, use of language, and interpretation of differences.

Course Objectives:
  1. Recognize impact of cultural diversity and healthcare
  2. Identify aspects of a culturally competent environment
  3. Identify potential outcomes of cultural diversity without competency
  4. Recognize language/communication style for cultural competency
  5. Identify importance of cultural competency for healthcare providers
About the Author:
Joy Siegel spent the past 15 years working in the nonprofit sector as a fundraising consultant. While doing so she became especially partial to working in the social service sector, especially with senior adults. In 2012 Joy achieved a lifelong goal of obtaining a doctoral degree, graduating from Nova Southeastern University with an EdD in Organizational Leadership and Gerontology.

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The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

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