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Course Description

Health care professionals and spiritual care providers face many challenges in becoming prepared to administer holistic, respectful, culturally, and spiritually competent care for their patients and clients. This course introduces the health care professional to the relationship between spirituality, culture, and health, discusses major health belief and health care systems and examines spiritual and health care practices of the major ethnic groups in the United States.

Course Purpose

The goal of this course is to introduce the health care professional to the relationship between spirituality, culture, and health. They are essential components of every individual, and each one influences the other. Health care professionals cannot address them as separate entities. Major health belief systems and major health care systems will be discussed as well as spiritual, cultural, and health care practices of African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, and Arab Americans.

Course Objectives

Upon completion you will be able to do the following:

  1. Describe the relationship between spirituality, culture, and health.
  2. Define compassion and explain what is meant by culturally competent care.
  3. Examine the components of a cultural and spiritual self-assessment.
  4. Identify three major health belief systems.
  5. Identify four major healthcare systems.
  6. Describe specific characteristics about the composition, spiritual and religious practices, cultural aspects, and unique healthcare issues of various ethnic groups.
  7. Explain the relationship between language and culturally competent care.
  8. List the 14 national standards for culturally and linguistically appropriate services in health care.

Topics

  • Advance Practice
  • Behavioral Health
  • Case Management
  • Complementary and Alternative Health
  • Cultural Competency
  • Holistic Health
  • Integrative Health
  • Long-Term Care
  • Maternal Child
  • Med/Surg
  • Mental Health
  • OB/GYN
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Oncology
  • Pain Management
  • Palliative Care
  • Social Work
  • Spirituality
  • Women's Health

Professions

  • Acupuncture
  • Health Care Administration
  • Health Education
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Other
  • Psychology
  • Social Work

Accreditation

American Board of Managed Care Nursing - The American Board of Managed Care Nursing recognizes all of ALLEGRA Learning Solutions' ANCC accredited courses for continuing education credit for Certified Managed Care Nurses (CMCNs).

ANCC—American Nurses Credentialing Center - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

AOTA—American Occupational Therapy Association - American Occupational Therapy Association.

ASWB—Association of Social Work Boards - Association of Social Work Boards.

California Board of Registered Nurses - Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 14693 for the number of hours stated.

California Department of Health, Aid, and Technician Certification Section - The California Department of Health, Aid, and Technician Certification Section accepts continuing education offered by CA-BRN approved providers.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions (CE Provider # 50-12076) submits all continuing education records to CE BROKER after successful completion.

Florida Board of Massage Therapy - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Florida Board of Nursing - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing education by the Florida Board of nursing (CE Provider # 50-12076). Courses are automatically submitted to CE Broker.

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions (CE Broker Provider # 50-12076) submits all continuing education records to CE Broker after successful completion.

Florida Board of Respiratory Care - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions (CE Broker Provider # 50-12076) submits all continuing education records to CE Broker after successful completion.

Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions (CE Broker Provider # 50-12076) submits all continuing education records to CE Broker after successful completion.

Florida Council of Licensed Midwifery - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions (CE Broker Provider # 50-12076) submits all continuing education records to CE Broker after successful completion.

NAADAC—The National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors - ALLEGRA Learning is an approved provider with the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) (Provider #813).

State Accreditation

ALLEGRA Learning Solutions courses are acceptable for continuing education in...

  • All States
  • Cost: $22.00

  • Contact Hours: 2.20

  • AOTA CEUs: 0.22

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