DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

NursingCE Implicit Bias and Cultural Competency in Healthcare Nursing CE Course

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Details

This 2-hour course reviews the current and historical context of health disparities, racism, and implicit bias. More specifically, the consequences of implicit bias in healthcare are discussed with examples of how various groups (i.e., racial, ethnic, gender, maternal, and infant, among others) have experienced health inequities. Finally, strategies to mitigate implicit bias are discussed, including individual, educational, and organizational; community engagement; inclusive communication; and cultural competency.

Learning Objectives

After this activity, learners will be prepared to:

  • Discuss the current and historical context of health disparities, racism, and implicit bias
  • Describe the importance of culture and culturally competent care
  • Discuss several examples of how implicit bias impacts health outcomes of various groups, including racial, ethnic, gender, sexual identity, and disability 
  • Discuss how implicit bias has impacted maternal and infant health outcomes, including the role of reproductive justice 
  • Describe strategies to mitigate implicit bias, including individual, educational, and organizational, as well as inclusive communication
  • Discuss the importance of community engagement in mitigating implicit bias

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