Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) April 28, 2006
Is your healthcare organization culturally competent? Are you best serving your patients’ cultural needs?
Cook Ross, one of the country’s leading diversity training and consulting companies, will answer those questions in its upcoming web seminars on cultural competency in healthcare. A free seminar, “Making the Case for Cultural Competency,” will be Wed., May 3. A paid seminar, “The Clinical Case for Cultural Competency,” with 0.1 CEUs, certified by the International Accreditation for Continuing Education Training, will be offered Wed., May 24. The seminars will be held from 2 p.m.-3 p.m.
Culturally appropriate health services are essential ingredients in overcoming health disparities due to cultural, racial or ethnic differences. The seminars provide a framework to help healthcare practitioners deliver culturally sensitive care to patients of different cultures. Topics include the introduction to cultural, historical, and demographic factors that impact health status and response to illness and treatment.
The audience is intended for healthcare professionals, including physicians, advanced practice nurses, nurses, administrators and staff who provide care to culturally diverse patients.
Faculty members include Howard Ross, president, and Tara Nelson, RN, vice president, Research & Development, both of Cook Ross, Inc.
The cost of the paid seminar is $35. For more information or to register, please visit http://www.cookross.com/events.asp
About Cook Ross
Cook Ross is one of the country’s leading organizational change and diversity consultancies, based in Silver Spring, Md. Cook Ross has developed two online tools for diversity: The Diversity ToolKit http:http://www.thediversitytoolkit.com for diversity and cultural competency training in all business settings and CultureVision http:http://www.crculturevision.com for healthcare organizations.
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