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Culturally Competent Leadership: Navigating Diversity in Healthcare
Presented by Ten'Niquwa "Nikki" Bryan, B.A.S in Supervision and Management, M.S in I/O Psychology, Evidence-Based Coaching Certification
Live WebinarThu, Aug 8, 2024 at 1:00 pm EDT
Course: #2265Level: Introductory1.5 Hours

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This course provides healthcare professionals with the essential knowledge and skills to lead effectively in diverse healthcare environments. The course discusses strategies for promoting cultural competence, fostering inclusivity, and navigating cultural differences to enhance patient care and team dynamics.

Working with Survivors of Human Trafficking for Health Care Providers
Presented by Hannah Halbreich, MSW, LICSW
Course: #2176Level: Intermediate1 Hour
An introduction to human trafficking for professionals working in health care settings. Topics covered include important terminology, the different types of human trafficking, and the scope of the problem within the United States. How to recognize the signs and risk factors for trafficking and conducting trauma-informed screenings for victims is also reviewed.

Sexual Harassment Prevention and Training
Presented by Angela Hernandez-Harris, MA, LCPC
Course: #1835Level: Introductory1 Hour
Sexual harassment is illegal, yet many examples of its harm exist in the workplace. This course reviews the definition of sexual harassment, provides examples of harassment in the workplace, and ways to prevent it.

Human Trafficking Prevention and Awareness
Presented by Angela Hernandez-Harris, MA, LCPC
Course: #1844Level: Introductory1 Hour
Every year, millions of people are trafficked. This course defines human trafficking and reviews the types of human trafficking along with warning signs in the health care setting. The course provides identification and resources for reporting suspected victims of human trafficking.

Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP)
Presented by Benjamin Wang, MD
Course: #1880Level: Advanced1 Hour
The importance and clinical significance of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia has reentered public attention due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This lecture covers known clinical literature and revisits the preventative recommendations endorsed by multiple US Academic Associations.

Person First. Patient Last: Equity vs. Equality in Patient Education
Presented by Gabrielle Davis, MPH, MA, RRT, RRT-ACCS, RRT-NPS, TTS, CHES, LPC, NCC
Course: #1811Level: Introductory1 Hour
Appropriate patient education is imperative during appointments and hospital stays to ensure patients are armed with the necessary tools to be successful once they return home. Unfortunately, all people learn differently, and literacy (health literacy as well) levels vary across the nation. Respiratory therapists must personalize general educational information that would best fit that patient versus of using materials and techniques that simply cater to their diagnosis.

Learning To Practice With Cultural Humility
Presented by Adeola Solaru, MSOT, OTR/L, Caitlin Rhoten, OTD, OTR/L
Course: #1749Level: Introductory1 Hour
Building RT's capacity of incorporating cultural humility into their everyday practice is the purpose of this course. It will also stress the importance of self-reflection to allow RTs to examine their attitudes on cultural humility and foster views about acceptance and inclusion to create more authentic and meaningful therapeutic relationships with their clients.

Prevention of Medical Errors
Presented by Claire Aloan, MS, RRT-NPS, FAARC
Course: #1717Level: Introductory2 Hours
Content provides essential aspects of patient safety and medical errors in respiratory care. The core focus is on the respiratory therapy aspects of patient safety and the discussion of respiratory medical errors, including sources, locations, and significance. Respiratory medication, documentation, equipment errors, ways to avoid errors, enhancing care coordination, and improving respiratory communication and outcomes are reviewed.

Managing Implicit Bias for Healthcare Excellence
Presented by Anna Smith, MS, Katrinna Mathews, DSW, MEd, LAPSW
Course: #1687Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Implicit bias training is an essential first step in understanding the complexities of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in healthcare. This course covers what implicit biases are, how they impact health professionals, and what interventions health practitioners can do to address them.

Implicit Bias: Research and Tools
Presented by Katrinna Mathews, DSW, MEd, LAPSW, Anna Smith, MS, Leigha Jansen, EdD, CCC-A
Course: #1689Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Implicit bias training is an important first step in understanding the complexities of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in healthcare. This course covers the current research on implicit biases and interventions for individuals and organizations to address and dismantle implicit bias.

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