Cultural Competency: Providing Meaningful Care to a Diverse Patient Population

BHSF MEDICAL STAFF CREDENTIALING CULTURAL COMPETENCY COURSE - CREDENTIALING REQUIREMENT

We all possess innate biases that may cause us to treat patients differently without us even being aware of it. At the end of this course, you should be able to take a second look at instances in your patient interactions that might cause misunderstandings. It is important to be able to identify ways that we can, within ourselves, our hospitals and our healthcare systems, reduce disparities in healthcare.


BHSF Medical Staff Credentialing Requirement: This course meets the BHSF credentialing requirement. Upon successful completion of this course, please print your certificate and include this document along with your Medical Staff application to the Central Verification Office.

For additional information and resources regarding providing meaningful care to our diverse patient population, please contact the BHSF Office of Diversity.

Samaritan Physicians: Successful completion of this activity will qualify Samaritan physicians for annual policy discounts. Upon completion, please print your certificate and submit to Samaritan for consideration.

Target Audience

All physicians, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.

Learning Objective

  • Identify cultural variations that may limit communication and relationship building with patients.
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Harris et al. J Ethn Dis. 1997  
  • Peterson et al. NEJM 1997  
  • Okelo et al. Am J Cardiology 2001  
  • Todd et al. JAMA 1993 
  • Bernabei et al. JAMA 1998 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
09/01/2017
Course expires: 
09/01/2019

Ana M. Viamonte Ros, M.D., MPH
Medical Director, Palliative Care and Bioethics Department
Baptist Health South Florida
Associate Dean for Women in Medicine and Science
Associate Professor for Department of Health, Humanities and Society
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Florida International University

Due to the non-clinical nature of the content discussed, the speakers, non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

This CME activity will not cover content that would involve products or services of commercial interests. Therefore, no opportunity exists for a conflict of interest based on the financial relationships of faculty and those persons in control of content. Since these relationships are not relevant, no disclosure information was collected. 

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
              
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/01/2017
Course expires: 
09/01/2019
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