Cultural Competency
Disaster Preparedness & Crisis Response

A set of courses designed to “integrate knowledge, attitudes, and skills related to cultural competency in order to help lessen racial and ethnic health care disparities brought on by disaster situations.”

Training Overview

Have you experienced a time when you did not know how to best serve a diverse patient population before, after, or during a disaster? Did you know that racial and ethnic minorities are more likely to suffer worse outcomes than the general population during every phase of a disaster?

A set of courses designed to “integrate knowledge, attitudes, and skills related to cultural competency in order to help lessen racial and ethnic health care disparities brought on by disaster situations” is now available free of charge!

Hosted by the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Skills Introduced

These courses introduce skills in real-life scenarios so that they can be more easily adopted into your own environment.

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Working with an Interpreter

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Locating Translated Materials

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Negotiating Cultural Differences

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Implement C.L.A.S. Standards into Organizational policy

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