Improving Cultural Competence to Reduce Health Disparities

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About the Course:

This course reviews a publication generated by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
The report examines culturally appropriate healthcare for individual with disabilities as well as LGBT, racial and ethnic minorities. The information in this report is intended to help health care decision makers, patients and clinicians, health system leaders, and policymakers make well-informed decisions and thereby improve the quality of health care services.

Publication Date:

Comparative Effectiveness Review, Number 170, (2016)

Course Material Author

Mary Butler, PhD

Dr. Butler studies scientific evidence standards, research design and systematic review methodology, evidence-informed health care, and complex patients and complex interventions. As Co-Director of the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center, she oversees AHRQ review programs on a wide range of topics, specializing in complex patients and complex interventions.

Recommended For:

Health care decision makers, patients and clinicians. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge. Those with some basic knowledge will get more out of the course.

Course Objectives:

  1. To identify current system, clinic, provider, and individual-level intervention models for people with disabilities, and for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations as well as racial/ethnic minorities.

  2. To determine the effectiveness of interventions to improve culturally appropriate care for these client groups.

  3. To identify adverse effects of interventions including unintended negative consequences of interventions.

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Course Number 102356
4 credit hours
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Exam Fee: $27.88
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