Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Health Disparities and Inequities (Part 1)

This course includes group activities and experiential learning exercises to deliver a highly engaging, meaningful, and impactful course. The curriculum is intended to create awareness, increase knowledge, and build strategy around working with a diverse workforce and patient population.  

This course consists of four parts to be taken separately. This course must be taken in order.

Duration: 1 Hour (each part)

Total # of Hours: 4 (when all parts are taken)


Part 1: Health Disparities and Inequities

Beginning with an examination of health disparities among communities who experience discrimination and marginalization, participants will explore bias in health care and how to improve patient experience to contribute to better outcomes. Participants in this course will investigate: 

    • Common health differences linked with social, economic, or environmental disadvantages that adversely affect groups of people. 
    • Interconnected social factors that determine population health and inequality.  
    • How health care workers can influence health care outcomes, both negatively and positively. 


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Overview:

Part 1: Health Disparities and Inequities

Part 2: Bias and Stigma in Healthcare (must take Part 1 first)

Part 3: Cultural Competency (must take Parts 1 and 2 first)

Part 4: How to Create a More Welcoming and Inclusive Environment (must take Parts 1-3 first)

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