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 This online self-directed micro-credential series EDI in Health offers learners a comprehensive understanding of the significance of EDI in healthcare delivery. Through interactive modules exploring various cultural perspectives, communication techniques, and patient-centered care practices, participants will acquire essential skills to navigate diverse patient populations effectively.


EDI for Healthcare
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
HLTH-1320Cultural Awareness & Diversity in Health 
HLTH-1321Ethics & Identifying Barriers to Health 
HLTH-1322Mental Health Awareness and Care 

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify communication strategies to promote a healthcare environment that is accessible, respectful, and inclusive.
  2. Describe the healthcare professional’s role in providing efficient and effective quality services in accordance with an individualized patient treatment and care plan.
  3. Identify the significance of cultural awareness and diversity in healthcare, including the impact of cultural beliefs, values, and practices on patient care, communication, and health outcomes.
  4. Explain the importance of culturally competent healthcare delivery, including effective communication techniques, respectful engagement with diverse patient populations, and the ability to navigate cultural differences to promote patient-centered care and improve health equity.
  5. Identify personal biases and assumptions related to culture, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and other dimensions of diversity, and apply strategies for self-reflection and cultural humility to enhance cultural competence in healthcare interactions.

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Health and Nursing