HIV - Cultural Diversity (1012967) ONLINE
 Course ID: 1012967
 Format: Web-based Training - Self-study (Online)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
 Course Number:
 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)

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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

OBJECTIVES
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
HIV/AIDS
Audience(s):
Educators / Trainers
Nurses
Physicians and Other Clinicians
Social Workers
Communicable Disease Staff
Public Health
Background/Role(s):
Administrative Support Staff
Administrators / Directors / Managers
General / Field / Frontline Staff
Senior Level-non supervisory staff
Volunteer
Course Language(s):
English
Course Level: Introductory
Core Competencies:
Tier One
    Analytic / Assessment Skills
       Describes the characteristics of a population-based problem
Tier One
    Cultural Competency Skills
       Incorporates strategies for interacting with persons from diverse backgrounds
       Recognizes the role of cultural, social, and behavioral factors in the accessibility, availability, acceptability and delivery of public health services
       Responds to diverse needs that are the result of cultural differences
       Describes the dynamic forces that contribute to cultural diversity
Tier One
    Leadership and Systems Thinking Skills
       Incorporates ethical standards of practice as the basis of all interactions with organizations, communities, and individuals
       Identifies internal and external problems that may affect the delivery of Essential Public Health Services
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
email: dnickels@kdhe.state.ks.us
URL:
Name: Dominique Saunders
Phone: (785) 296.0752
email: dsaunders@kdheks.gov
URL:
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User Reviews
 
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November 28, 2011
 
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November 13, 2011
 
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August 10, 2011
Very informative. Needs to provide feedback on quiz.
 
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May 16, 2011
Well written.
 
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February 15, 2009
This is a well written course
 
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