CE Credit

Advancing Health Equity in Texas through Culturally Responsive Care

Welcome to the training on Advancing Health Equity in Texas through Culturally Responsive Care provided by Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

Credit hours: 1.75 CE

Note about terminology: This module uses U.S. Census Bureau terms for racial and ethnic groups. These terms include White, Black, and Hispanic. Terms such as Anglo, African American, and Latino are used when they occur in direct quotes or research findings.

Goal

The goal of this module is to provide physicians, nurses, mental health professionals, counselors, therapists, psychologists, peer support specialists, community health workers, and other health-care professionals with practical guidance about how to advance equity in physical, mental, behavioral, and oral health by adopting and implementing the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Health and Health Care. In addition to addressing the health of patients and clients, the course addresses the disparities and risk factors in health-care systems.

Target Audience

Texas physicians, other health-care and mental health providers, and public health professionals.

Specific Learning Objectives

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

  1. Specify the contributing factors for health and health-care disparities and how they negatively affect health outcomes. 
  2. Appraise the provider’s role in ensuring the integration of physical, mental, and oral health services in the delivery of culturally responsive care. 
  3. Employ strategies for implementing the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Health and Health Care. 

Please note this module expires on 6/22/2021.

Accreditation Statement

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