Cultural Competence Course-Spring 2018
This course is open to employees of the University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences Division.
All course graduates become Cultural Competence Advocates who serve as resources in meetings and in their departments. Advocates also have an opportunity to become Cultural Competence Trainers. Cultural Competence Trainers partner with Diversity, Inclusion & Equity to deliver training in their department.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Discuss regulatory, legal, and ethical reasons to be culturally competent providers and organizations;
- Characterize how power, privilege, and oppression can affect a healthcare environment;
- Identify how multiple identities, such as race, gender, and socio-economic status, may influence our perception of self and others and may influence access to resources and social power;
- Illustrate how the cycle of socialization and worldview can be seen in patients;
- Identify when to use the C-LARA tool (Check your pulse, Listen, Affirm, Respond, Add) for non-violent communication;
- Describe the impact of low health literacy on patient safety and quality of care;
- Describe the regulatory expectation related to addressing low health literacy;
- State how teach-back can be used to improve health literacy in patients.
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Clinical Nurse Educator
University of Chicago Medicine
Joel D. Jackson
Manager, Education & Training
Department of Diversity, Inclusion & Equity
University of Chicago Medicine
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The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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