Understanding the Cultural Components of Care

Understanding the Cultural Components of Care 

This course is designed to offer senior care professionals insight into the components that form an individual’s cultural background to promote a more culturally competent unit of care.



$49.95

Hours: 2.75
REL-PAC-0-ETHI4220

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (5 Match)

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Facility Services

2.75 HOURS


This course is approved by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Facility Services - Group Care Licensure Section (NC-DHHS)
Program Sponsor ID #032316; Approval # . This activity is approved for 2.75 contact hours.

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

1.0 HOURS


This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators

1.0 HOURS


Course approved by the Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators.
Provider # 50-290
NHA/RCAL
This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (RCAL)

2.75 HOURS


This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 2.75 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NHA)

2.75 HOURS


This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 2.75 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-ETHI4220
Hours: 2.75
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 10/3/2020
Learning Objectives:
What cultural competence is and why it is important to best serve clients
The difference between stereotyping and understanding cultural differences and the ethics of these considerations
The Purnell model of cultural competency
The primary and secondary characteristics of culture
The factors that contribute to culture
How various factors can interact, both exacerbating one another or contradicting one another
Ways to investigate the factors that have influenced client behavior, social interactions, and decision-making

Outline:

I. Introduction to Cultural Competence 



a. Learning about the changing face of the senior population



b. What is Cultural Competence



c. Introduction to Competence model



d. Primary Characteristics of Culture



e. Secondary Characteristics of Culture 



II. Cultural Factors:  Communication



a. Communication



b. Dominant Language



c. Dialects



d. Contextual Use



e. Volume/Tone 



f. Spatial distancing



g. Eye Contact



h. Facial Expressions



i. Time



j. Names



k. Touch



l. Silence



III. Cultural Factors: Family Roles



a. Effect of family roles and organization on culture



b. Effect of Gender roles and stereotypes on culture



IV. African American Family Roles



V. Latino Family Roles



VI. Asian and Asian-American Family Roles



VII. Cultural Factors: Social Organization



a. Goals & Priorities 



b. Roles of the Aged



c. Extended Family



d. Prevalence and Incidence of Grandparenthood



e. Social Status



f. Sexuality



g. Alternative Lifestyles



VIII. Cultural Factors: Death, Bereavement and Widowhood



a. Religious Death Rituals



b. Difference Between Loss, Grief, and Bereavement



c. Demography of Widowed



d. Gender Differences in Widowhood



IX. Cultural Factors:  Cultural Approaches to Healthcare Practices



a. Differences Between Traditional and Western Medicine



b. Responsibility for Health



c. Senior Health Proficiency



d. Mental Health Barriers



e. Skin/Health Care



f. Culturally Competent Nursing



X. Conclusion and Senior Moral Opinions


Instructor: Sharon K. Brothers, MSW
Sharon Brothers, MSW, has an advanced degree in social work and over 30 years' experience as an owner, operator and educator in senior care. She has been a developer, owner and operator of dementia care assisted living communities and has deep expertise as an educator for all levels of staff within the care profession. Sharon is currently the founder and CEO of the Institute for Professional Care Education and is a national speaker and advocate for quality education within senior care. Disclosure: Sharon K. Brothers, MSW has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Relias will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.