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Cultural Competence to Today’s Nurses, Part 5
CE402-60
Cultural differences among staff can create problems in communication and lead to conflicts that affect how the team works together. Learning about cultural differences in work patterns and communication styles, and specific strategies for working effectively within a diverse environment are discussed.
Foreign-Educated Nurses, Part 1: Overcoming Barriers
CE525
Foreign-born and educated nurses face multiple challenges when entering the U.S. healthcare workforce. This CE program will help foreign-born and foreign-educated nurses become more familiar with the American healthcare system and patient care in the U.S., while also helping American-born nurses to increase their understanding of issues that may emerge in a culturally diverse workgroup.
Foreign-Educated Nurses, Part 2
CE526
While the number of foreign-educated nurses taking the NCLEX-RN exam has declined in the past several years, many well-qualified foreign-educated nurses remain in the U.S. workforce. This CE activity offers these nurses strategies to adjust to a new work environment and to develop positive working relationships with their colleagues.
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Community, Part 1
60236
This 1.5-contact hour module presents an overview of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community and its contentious history with the healthcare systems. Key concepts related to sexuality and gender variables and general implications for clinical education, practice, and research are discussed.
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The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Community, Part 2
60237
Members of the LGBTQ community are at increased risk for a number of health threats when compared to heterosexual peers and differences in sexual behavior account for some disparities. This 2.0 contact hour module helps to enhance the understanding of issues of the LGBTQ community within the healthcare system.
The State of the Nursing Workforce: Millennials
WEB 354
What does the nursing workforce look like today? The demographics are changing as baby boomers begin to retire and the number of millennials have doubled in the workforce. With a drive to make a difference, be understood, and thrive, millennials generally have certain aspirations for professional development and influencing their environment.
Chinese-American Patients: What Culture Means to Care
CE589
Some traditional Chinese cultural values, philosophies and attitudes differ from those of general Western culture. This program provides healthcare professionals the background knowledge of Chinese immigrants’ journey to the United States, their cultural health beliefs and values, and the skills necessary to provide culturally competent care.
Effective Communication With Patients
CE666
Effective communication with all patients is crucial to providing safe care. This program provides healthcare providers with information about The Joint Commission standards related to effective communication, cultural competence, and patient- and family-centered care.
Mexican-Americans: A Cultural Perspective of Healthcare
CE646
Understanding health beliefs and practices of Mexican-Americans can guide nurses to establish trust, determine resources and provide care that meets the needs of the patient and family. This knowledge can create a curative partnership that improves health outcomes.
Awareness Enhances Care for Muslim Patients
CE441
By focusing on the positive health practices of Islam and identifying respectful and sensitive ways to encourage routine screenings and reduce risk factors, we can promote wellness among Muslim patients.  This CE activity provides healthcare professionals with information about providing culturally competent care to patients who are Muslim.
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