CME Licensing Courses

Credits: 1.5 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Interactive Online
Price: $25/credit hour
Release Date: 5/1/2015
Expiration Date: 4/30/2019
Summary: Featured Content:
  • Define “health disparities” and how they disproportionately affect ethnic and racial minority populations in the United States
  • Describe the National Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) standards of the USDHHS Office of Minority Health and how they impact the ethical responsibilities of medical service providers
  • Recognize that “ethnicity,” “race,” and “culture” are fluid categories that overlap and also include other aspects of identity that can include religion, sexual orientation, gender, class, etc
  • Successfully navigate a Mexican American patient with limited English proficiency through the process of establishing culturally and linguistically care and obtaining referrals for treatment of her asthma
  • Utilize the 7 basic components of asthma care and management according the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (2007)
  • Describe the practice of “cultural competence” in the health care setting