CNYGEC: Cultural Competence and Chronic Disease Management of Older Adults

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Recorded Webinar

Course Target Audience

  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Interprofessional
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Primary Care Practitioners- NPs
  • Registered Nurses
  • Social Work

Course Description

This 2014 webinar discusses the barriers to cultural competence in chronic disease management, as well as the solutions that can be implemented from the individual level to organization level. Practitioners will understand the difference between cultural competence and cultural humility to deliver care that is culturally sensitive.

Overview

The Consortium of New York Geriatric Education Centers (CNYGEC) with its partner the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing (HIGN) at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing offers trainings that provide the essentials of geriatrics and gerontology. These trainings provide the participant with subject matter content information, demographic data, institutional and community care best practices, and resources. 

Course Learning Objectives

After viewing this webinar, you will be able to:

  1. Identify health literacy and its context
  2. Describe the literacy and health literacy connection
  3. Describe literacy challenges facing older adults
  4. Describe the relationship between low health literacy and health outcomes
  5. Identify tips, tools and techniques

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