Learn how to better deliver culturally appropriate maternal care in this free, online class offered by Think Cultural Health, a division of the US Department of Health and Human Services.
The 2-hour e-learning program is for providers and students looking to improve their cultural competency, combat implicit bias, and develop better approaches to person-centered care.
Here’s the breakdown on the four-module course, which qualifies for two CEU credits:
- An introduction to CLAS in maternal health care. Examine the role of CLAS (Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services) in improving quality and eliminating disparities in maternal health care.
- Self-awareness. Become more aware of your beliefs and values, as well as your privilege, power, bias, and stereotypes.
- Awareness of a patient’s cultural identity. Learn how and why to get to know a patient’s cultural identity.
- Providing CLAS in maternal health care. Explore ways to deliver respectful, compassionate, high quality care that responds to patients’ experiences, values, beliefs, and preferences.