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Providing culturally-congruent care is key to the delivery of person-centered care.

Our Building Bridges workshop is a unique opportunity for healthcare professionals and advocates to explore their own cultural biases, the role culture and ethnicity play at end of life, and role-play culturally sensitive discussions about palliative medicine and end-of-life care with patients and their families.

Join us on August 18 to learn about the culture of healthcare while investigating your own behaviors.


Building Bridges: End-of-life care through a cultural lens
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Sierra Health Foundation
1321 Garden Highway, Bannon Island Room
Sacramento, CA 95833

CCCC Members: $159  |  Non-Members: $199
Includes 5 CEUs for nurses, social workers, nursing home administrators and chaplains.

Eventbrite - Building Bridges: End-of-Life Care Through a Cultural LensAt the completion of this course, active participants will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast the culture of health care, and the culture of serious illness and end-of-life care.
  • Discuss the prominent cultural features of your work environment and how these relate to end-of-life care.
  • Define cultural competency, cultural humility and cultural dignity in the context of health care.
  • Critique your own cultural biases.


Shirley Otis-Green, MSW, ACSW, LCSW, OSW-C
Clinical Director of Consulting Services, Coalition for Compassionate Care of California

Judy Thomas, JD
CEO, Coalition for Compassionate Care of California

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