Cultural Awareness In Healthcare: An Action Plan

Program Date: 10 August 2017
Publication Date: 2015
Continuing Education Units: 0.5 Nurse Contact Hours; 0.5 Dietitian CPEU; 0.5 Case Manager Hours

Course Description:

“Cultural Awareness in Healthcare” has been updated with new information and a more engaging look to help the nurse effectively recognize the challenges faced in providing care to a multicultural population and develop strategies to address these needs.

Course Objectives:

  • Explain the importance of providing culturally and linguistically appropriate care
  • Describe the CLAS standards put forth by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Describe the 3 categories within the CLAS standards: Governance, Leadership and Workforce, Communication and Language Assistance, and Engagement, Continuous Improvement and Accountability
  • Explain how to establish and implement an action plan that recognizes and enforces the CLAS standards
  • CDR Level: 1
  • Suggested Learning Codes: 1000,1040,1060,1080
  • Performance Indicators: 1.3.5, 1.3.6, 1.3.8, 1.5.1
  • Media Format(s): Video (English)
  • Run Time: 20 Minutes
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