HIV - Cultural Diversity (1012967) ONLINE
 Course ID: 1012967
 Format: Web-based Training - Self-study (Online)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
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 Cost (US$): 0.00
 Credit Type(s): none
 Certificate: KDHE - General Certificate ONLINE 2010
Course Description:

HIV Cultural Diversity Training (1012967) (originally posted 4/2008)

This course will take approximately 1 hour to complete and includes a pre/post assessment, evaluation and course certificate.
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Note:  This course is under revision with a proposed rollout midyear 2011

1.  Explore the meaning of the term latino/a 
2.  Identify the impact of HIV on the latino/a community
3.  Identify barriers to decreasing the impact of HIV on the latino/a community
4.  Explore ways to provide culturally competent services to the latino/a community
5.  Explore the skills and knowledge you need to work in the context of the African American (AA) community
6.  Discuss attributes of culture within the African American community
7.  Explore psychosocial issues regarding HIV/AIDS in the AA community

8.  Discuss special issues of self concept and African Americans

9.  Explore the impact of cultural competence and service delivery
10.  Identify unique support systems within the African American community

This course provides an overview of necessary elements to provide culturally competent services for diverse populations. The training was originally created as part of a cooperative agreement for opt-out HIV testing in family planning clinics, but can be applied to many related services (family planning, STD, primary care, OB/GYN, etc.). There is discussion of general cultural awareness, with an emphasis on African American and Hispanic cultures.

Subject Area(s):
Cultural Competence
Infectious Diseases / Immunizations
Minority Health / Health Disparities
Program Development
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Educators / Trainers
Physicians and Other Clinicians
Social Workers
Communicable Disease Staff
Public Health
Administrative Support Staff
Administrators / Directors / Managers
General / Field / Frontline Staff
Senior Level-non supervisory staff
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Course Level: Introductory
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals:
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: no
Registration Restrictions:
Sponsor: KDHE BDCP HIV/AIDS Section
Accreditations: none
Special Notes:
Course Contacts
Name: Debbie Nickels (KS TRAIN Questions)
Phone: (785) 291-3457
Name: Dominique Saunders
Phone: (785) 296.0752
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November 28, 2011
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May 16, 2011
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February 15, 2009
This is a well written course
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