CE Credit

Culturally Effective Health Care


Welcome to the training on Culturally Effective Health Care provided by Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

Credit hours: 1.25 CE


The goal of this module is to equip Texas Health Steps providers and others to meet legal requirements and employ best practices and medical ethics to serve the health-care needs of culturally diverse children and adolescents and their families.

Target Audience

Texas Health Steps providers and other interested health-care professionals.

Specific Learning Objectives

After completing the activities of this module, you will be able to:

  1. Assess how culturally effective practices can affect health-care services and health outcomes in diverse populations.
  2. Employ professional ethics to determine how to make your clinical practice more culturally effective.
  3. Apply legal requirements related to confidentiality, informed consent, and language assistance services for patients and families who are not proficient in English.

Please note this module expires on 6/7/2020.

This module was released on 6/7/2017.

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