Posted on: September 25, 2014
Written by: Coalition for Compassionate Care of California
By Keeta Scholl, Education Coordinator
Coalition for Compassionate Care of California
The Building Bridges workshop by the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California is a unique opportunity for healthcare professionals to explore your own cultural biases and apply what you’ve learned toward your work with seriously-ill patients.
Building Bridges: Cultural Diversity
& End-of-Life Care
November 3, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sierra Health Foundation
1321 Garden Highway, Sacramento, CA 95833
EARLY PRICING (before October 17)
CCCC Member: $159 / Non-Member: $199
Pricing after October 17
CCCC Member: $199 / Non-Member: $239
In this highly interactive workshop, learn about the “culture” of healthcare while you:
- Investigate your own cultural biases and behaviors
- Explore the role culture and ethnicity play at end of life
- Role play how to have culturally sensitive discussions about palliative medicine and end-of-life care with patients and their families
After completing this course,you will be able to:
- Define cultural competency, cultural humility and cultural dignity in the context of health care
- Compare and contrast the culture of healthcare and the culture of end-of-life care
- Discuss prominent cultural features of your work environment and how these relate to end-of-life care
- Critique your own cultural biases
Theresa Drought, PhD, RN, Director of Medical Bioethics
Kaiser Woodland Hills Medical Center
Courtyard Sacramento Airport Natomas
2101 River Plaza Drive, Sacramento, CA 95833
Book a room by October 12 to guarantee a rate of $149/night.
Includes: Free high-speed Internet, Complimentary parking, Fitness center, Pool
Full attendance at the workshop is a prerequisite for receiving professional continuing education credit. Attendees must provide their professional license number when registering and complete an online survey within 30 days following the workshop to receive a certificate of attendance.
Nursing: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 15403, for five (5) contact hours.
Social Work: This course meets the qualifications for five (5) hours of continuing education credit for MFTs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (Provider #PCE 4576).
Chaplains: This program may be used for continuing education credit for chaplains certified with the Board of Chaplaincy Certification Inc.
Cancellations must be made in writing no later than five (5) business days prior to the webinar, and faxed to (888) 789-9475 or e-mailed, to receive a full refund. No refunds will be made after this date. Substitutions are encouraged and can be made by calling (916) 489-2222. Contact us with questions.