Cultural Competence Mini-Series: Principles of Health Literacy

November 11, 2020
Cultural competence is essential to achieve the UCM mission of patient-centered care. The Cultural Competence Course supports the People objective of the UCM Annual Operating Plan “to build a culturally and linguistically competent organization.” Additionally, participants will enhance their skills and knowledge to work more effectively in a multicultural setting. This activity 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.
 
This session is part of a series sponsored by the Urban Health Initiative Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Equity. Learn more here!
 
This session will define health literacy and describe the impact of low health literacy on patient safety and quality of care. Participants will learn and practice a health literacy assessment tool for patient care and research.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals at University of Chicago Medicine interested in enhancing skills and knowledge of working in a multicultural setting.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Define health literacy;
  • Describe the impact of low health literacy on patient safety and quality of care;
  • Identify a health literacy assessment tool to use for patient care and research.
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Professionalism
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CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
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Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 1.00 Occupational Therapist
  • 1.00 Participation
  • 1.00 Physical Therapist
  • 1.00 Social Work CEU
Event starts: 
11/11/2020 - 11:00am
Event ends: 
11/11/2020 - 12:00pm
Activity opens: 
11/11/2020
Activity expires: 
02/11/2021
Webinar
Chicago, IL
United States
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ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact the program manager via email at CulturalCompetence@uchospitals.edu.

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO MEDICINE ACTIVITY CO-DIRECTORS
Veronica Hernandez, MEd
Training Specialist
Urban Health Initiative
Office of Diversity Inclusion and Equity
 
Joel D. Jackson
Assistant Director, Inclusion & Training
Urban Health Initiative
Office of Diversity, Inclusion & Equity
 
Lisa Sandos
Health Literacy Advancement Manager
Urban Health Initiative
Office of Diversity, Inclusion & Equity
 
Jelena Todic, PhD, MSW
Former Consultant
 

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Nursing Credit
University of Chicago Medicine is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)
 
This live activity is designated for a maximum of 1 continuing nursing education unit.
 
Social Worker Credit
University of Chicago Medicine is a Registered Social Work Continuing Education Sponsor through the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and will offer continuing education units for the Cultural Competence Course for LSW and LCSW social workers in the state of Illinois.
 
1 social work continuing education unit is provided for this live activity.
 
Physical Therapist & Occupational Therapist Credit
The University of Chicago Medical Center is a licensed continuing education provider with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for Physical Therapy, license # 216-000030. All participants will be provided with a certificate of attendance. This course is approved for 1 continuing education hour for licensed therapists (PT, PTA, OT, or COTA) in Illinois. The University of Chicago Medical Center has not applied to any other state for therapist CE credit. Participants will need to do this individually through their jurisdiction outside of Illinois.
 
Other Healthcare Professional Credit
Other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
 
Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the conference end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.
Registration: This course is only open to University of Chicago affiliates and will be held throughout the year.
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