Cultural Awareness in Healthcare: Understanding the Need

08-03-2020 01:46 PM

Cultural Awareness in Healthcare

Course Description

This program is the first in a series of three focusing on cultural awareness in healthcare. In this program we will review the concept of cultural awareness in healthcare and demonstrate the need to bring cultural awareness into the American healthcare system.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Describe the importance of cultural awareness in the healthcare field
  • Explain some of the cultural differences that exist among patient populations
  • Describe of some of the major cultural awareness studies that have been completed over the past 60 years
  • Explain the components of several key models that are designed to foster cultural awareness within the healthcare system

Intended Audience

The purpose of this course is to provide nurses and other healthcare professionals with valuable information and guidance about the need for cultural awareness in the American healthcare system.

0.5 CE for Nurses