Heritage to Health: Concepts of Culturally Sensitive Care

This course is a novel approach to cultural competency training. It focuses on the underlying concepts of culturally sensitive care: cultural humility, knowledge of various cultures, narrative competency, and structural competency or system “savvy.” Concepts are presented in a compelling way, with videoclips, images, and stories that enliven and inspire the content.

Target Audience

Healthcare team: MDs, NPs, PAs, RNs, Pharmacists, CNS, Primary Care Providers

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, participants should be able to:

  • List the key elements of delivering culturally sensitive care.
  • Define the following components of cultural competency: cultural humility, narrative competency, and structural competency.
  • Recognize personal biases that may affect your ability to provide culturally sensitive care for diverse populations.
  • List one change you plan to make in your practice as a result of participating in this program.
  • Identify resources to learn about various cultural/ethnic groups.

Additional Information

Partner: 
myCME
State Relevance: 
Connecticut
New Jersey
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 ANCC
Course opens: 
10/29/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Rating: 
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Toni Blackman
Hip–Hop Ambassador
U.S. State Dept.
Brooklyn, NY
Genoveva (Eva) Castellanoz
Corona Maker, Curandera
1987 National Heritage Fellow
National Endowment for the Arts
Idaho
Adi Kabba
Dancer
Staten Island, NY
Kewulay Kamara
Sierra Leone Poet
Storyteller, Musician
Exec. Director, Badenya, Inc.
Queens, NY
Annie Lanzillotto
Writer, Playwright, Song Writer, Performance Artist, Poet
New York City, NY
Wilfredo Morel
Sculptor
Director of Hispanic Health
Hudson River HealthCare
Peekskill, NY
Jeanette Phillips
Minister
Member, Executive Team
Hudson River HealthCare
Peekskill, NY
Nancy Piper Jenks, MS, CFNP, MFTM, RCPS, FAANP
Medical Site Director of Internal Medicine
Hudson River HealthCare
Peekskill, NY
Elva Rebatta
Peruvian Singer and Dancer
Brooklyn, NY
Madge Scott
Painter/Healthcare Worker
Hastings on Hudson, NY

The following faculty/artists have no conflicts of interest to report:
Toni Blackman, Eva Castellanoz, Adi Kabba, Kewulay Kamara, Annie Lanzillotto, Wilfredo Morel, Jeanette Phillips, Nancy Piper Jenks, Elva Rebatta, and Madge Scott

This activity is jointly provided by the Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation and Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association.

Acknowledgement of Support

Support for the development of this activity was provided by Westchester Medical Center Health PPS.
Support for the dissemination of this program was provided by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Support for the 2020 extension is provided by the Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association and the Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation. The IPMA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing education for physicians.

Designation Statement

The Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CE for Nurse Practitioners

Accreditation Statement

The Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation (NPHF) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. NPHF is awarding the contact hours and is responsible for adherence to the ANCC criteria.

Designation Statement

This course provides 1.00 hour of continuing nursing education.
Partial credit is not available for this activity.

CE for Nurses

Accreditation Statement

The Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation (NPHF) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. NPHF is awarding the contact hours and is responsible for adherence to the ANCC criteria.

Designation Statement

This course provides 1.00 hour of continuing nursing education.
Partial credit is not available for this activity.

CE for Physician Assistants

The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts certificates of completion for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. This activity was designated for 1.00 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.

Accredited Provider Disclosure

The following planning committee members and consultants have no conflicts of interest to report:
Steve Zeitlin, PhD
Phyllis Zimmer, MN, FNP, FAANP, FAAN
Pam Jenkins, MS, NP
Bonnie Reyna, MPH, MSEd
Lillian Jimenez
Cheri Olson, MD
Noel Chrisman, PhD, MPH

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy

NPHF and IPMA have implemented a process to identify and resolve conflicts of interest that may exist which might affect the independence and fair balance of an educational activity. All planning committee members, authors and speakers were required to disclose relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest providing support for this program. There were no potential or real conflicts of interest disclosed.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 ANCC
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Topics

Cultural Competency