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.
Original Release Date: September 2017
Review Date: August 2022
All physicians, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.
- Identify cultural variations that may limit communication and relationship building with patients.
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.
American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
Your participation information will be shared with the ACCME, which will in turn report your points to ABIM. Successful completion of a course examination is required to earn ABIM MOC points.
NOTE: Maintenance of Certification points are automatically reported. ABIM typically accepts or rejects submissions in approximately 48 hours. You will receive an email when your credits have been processed.
Through an agreement between the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, medical practitioners participating in the Royal College MOC Program may record completion of accredited activities registered under the ACCME’s “CME in Support of MOC” program in Section 3 of the Royal College’s MOC Program.
- 0.50 ABIM MOC II
- 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.50 General certificate of attendance
- 0.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
NOTE: Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points will be automatically reported to the ABIM. Submissions are recorded in approximately 48 hours. You will receive an email when your credits have been processed.
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