Studies show that implicit bias around demographics such as race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, and socioeconomic status cause inequalities in treatment by healthcare professionals. This course will identify how implicit bias affects the perception and treatment decisions of healthcare professionals, how this affects patient health outcomes, and provide solutions for overcoming implicit bias on both personal and systematic levels.
Implicit bias training is now a requirement for many healthcare professionals around the United States. Please refer to your board to know the amount of contact hours that are required. This course provides 2 contact hours of continuing education.
Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
Chapter 1: What is Implicit Bias?
Chapter 2: Implications of Implicit Bias in Healthcare
Chapter 3: Methods of Evaluating the Presence and Extent of Implicit Bias
Chapter 4: How to Reduce Implicit Bias
Chapter 5: What are the Benefits of a Diverse Organization
Chapter 6: References
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