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Nurses and clinical leaders should understand the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and strategies for creating a culture where employees and patients feel respected and valued in healthcare. This continuing education activity will provide nurses and clinical leaders with an overview of DEI and key strategies to foster a culture of inclusion for patients and employees.
Credits CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0
This educational activity provides an overview of gender and racial/ethnic musculoskeletal disparities, the relationship between obesity, osteoarthritis, and other comorbidities, and the potential impact of the AMA recognition of obesity as a disease. Also discussed are cultural and health literacy considerations of the patients most at risk for disability from osteoarthritis – obese African American and Hispanic women.
Learn about the definition, dynamics, and attributes of unconscious bias; explore the nature of unconscious biases and how they can affect health outcomes; and examine tools and educational approaches to help HCPs recognize, reflect on, and change unconscious bias to avoid harm to patients.
Credits CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0, ONCB:2.0
This educational activity is for the healthcare professional who is involved in the care of patients who are at high risk for arthritis and comorbidities, such as obesity and depression. At-risk individuals include women and those of African American and Hispanic descent. This group demonstrates “health disparities”, which are preventable differences in health status.
Join a compelling conversation around unconscious bias in healthcare and perhaps have a personal discovery of stereotypes and attitudes you may be holding as a healthcare worker. You’ll learn how to recognize and mitigate hidden frameworks from influencing your practice or interfering with positive patient outcomes.