Culture: Considerations Across the Health Care Continuum

Pittsburgh, PA US
February 9, 2023

This activity aims to enhance the learner’s understanding of the role of the culture as it pertains to healthcare. 

Target Audience

RNs / SW / Health Coaches / Dieticians/ Paramedics / EMTs /Pharmacists

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize the role and influence of culture across the healthcare continuum
  2. Reflect upon cultural competence theory and cultural humility in practice

  3. Identify specific considerations for at-risk/vulnerable populations

  4. Describe culturally sensitive communication and assessment technique

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/06/2023
Course expires: 
02/10/2023
Event starts: 
02/09/2023 - 9:00am EST
Event ends: 
02/09/2023 - 10:30am EST

Program begins at 9:00am and ends at 10:30am.  Total Education Time = 1.5 Hour

TIME

CONTENT

PRESENTER

9:00 to 9:15am

Didactic review of components of culture, influences on health, illness, decision-making, and end-of-life care planning. Group exercise to identify participants’ components of their personal culture with a debriefing about risks of labels and assumptions. (PowerPoint, case study, discussion)

Denise Stahl, RN, MSN, ACHPN

9:15 to 9:30 am

Didactic review of cultural competency model and theory with a focus on awareness, knowledge, sensitivity, competence, and concepts of humility and curiosity. (PowerPoint, group discussion)

Denise Stahl, RN, MSN, ACHPN

9:30 to 9:45am

Didactic review of specific considerations for at-risk and vulnerable populations. (PowerPoint, case reflection, group discussion)

Denise Stahl, RN, MSN, ACHPN

9:45 to 10:30am

Didactic review of communication and assessment techniques to support culturally sensitive care. (PowerPoint, case review, group discussion)

Denise Stahl, RN, MSN, ACHPN

UPMC Health Plan
600 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States
Denise Stahl MSN, RN, ACHPN
Senior Vice President of Gobal Clinical Operations Sidekick Health
 
Denise Stahl, MSN is Senior Vice President of Clinician Operations at Sidekick Health.  In this role, she is responsible for driving clinical leadership engagement, transformation and change management, user growth and population impact to enhance health outcomes related to digital health solutions for people with serious illness. Prior to joining Sidekick Health, Denise held senior leadership positions at CareMore/Aspire, Optum, and The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Denise is an Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist with more than 30 years of experience working in serious illness and end of life care. Denise is an active advocate for serious illness care and has served the boards of the American Academy of Home Care Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center, Alliance for Excellence in Hospice and Palliative Nursing, Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation, and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association. Denise is a widely recognized educator for clinicians and providers working in end-of-life care and is known locally, regionally and nationally for her expertise in serious illness care.

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Pharmacy (CPE)
This knowledge-based activity provides 1.5 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit(s).
Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.5 contact hour(s).

CCM CE will be provided:  1.5 CE  - CCM COA will be sent via email from UPMC Health Plan nurse planner approximately 6-8 weeks following the live date of the course.

This activity is eligible for endorsed credit for UPMC Health Plan EMTs and Paramedics.  Complete ETHOS course work, obtain the attendance certificate, and submit to EMS governing body for 1.5 CE credit(s).

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 continuing education credit(s).

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

NOTE:  Paramedic/EMT CE is approved for any activity in which ANCC (nursing CE) is approved.  This is per Heather Bogdon and Christie Hempfling

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
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