Kellogg Breastfeeding Initiative
Practicing Cultural Humility and Overcoming Unconscious Bias in Working with Patients and Communities.
Thursday, June 20, 2019 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM MDT
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Presenter: Sandra Adondakis, BS, MS and Maria Otero, BS
Educational Objectives: To improve the overall quality of health in America it is vital to use the tools, strategies and interventions available to reduce health disparities. Understanding and addressing the dynamics of unconscious bias and using a cultural humility approach are essential to the development of strong, trusting, and effective partnerships. A commitment to cultural humility allows us to develop mutual respect and partnership with patients, families and co-workers.
1. Define the concept of cultural humility and how it differs from cultural competence
2. Reflect on the knowledge, skills, and attitudes associated with developing and growing cultural humility
3. Increase awareness of unconscious biases and the impact of these on relationships with patients, families and communities
4. Discuss strategies to identify our own unconscious biases and how to minimize the impact
CME Credit Approval: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ Credits Approved: 1 Hour