Lesson 2

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Lesson 1

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Accreditation Information for this CME Activity

After reading this, complete the one-question quiz (confirmation that you have read this information) then mark the lesson as complete.

Hardware and Software Requirements: Mac or PC. This CME course is best viewed in the latest versions of Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, and Firefox. It is possible that older browser versions could experience performance issues.

Original Release Date: April 2011

Last Review Date: October 3, 2014

Expiration Date: October 3, 2016

Estimated time to complete this activity: 1 hour

Course Director
Mark Fowler, Tanenbaum Managing Director of Programs

Planning Committee
Mark Fowler, Tanenbaum Managing Director of Programs
Lynn Stoller, Tanenbaum Assistant Program Director

Authors
Mark Fowler, Tanenbaum Managing Director of Programs
Lynn Stoller, Tanenbaum Assistant Program Director

TARGET AUDIENCE
PCPs, residents, fellows, medical students, nurses, NPs, pastoral care

ACTIVITY GOAL
To equip health care providers with the tools necessary to respectfully communicate with patients about their religious beliefs as it relates to their health care in order to improve patient satisfaction, increase the quality of care, and in certain instances, minimize health disparities.

LEARNER OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of the activity, learners will be able to:

  • Understand and explain why religio-cultural competency must be addressed in patient care
  • Identify common obstacles that prevent this understanding
  • Recognize and summarize the impact of your own point of view regarding religion and patient care in your interactions with patients
  • Explore how and when religious beliefs and practices intersect with patient care
  • Learn and describe techniques to communicate respectfully with patients about religious beliefs and practices

This activity is designed to address the following ABMS/IOM competencies: Professionalism; Patient Care; and Interpersonal and Communication Skills.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Physicians

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM) and Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding.  TUSM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

TUSM designates this enduring material for a maximum of one AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Requirements for Successful Completion
To receive CE credit, participants must register, view the content, complete the evaluation, and successfully complete the post-test with a minimum score of 70%.  Certificates/statements of credit will be available electronically after successful completion of the activity.

DISCLOSURES

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships with Commercial Interests
All faculty, course directors, planning committee members and others in a position to control the content of an educational activity are required to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. Conflicts of interest resulting from a relevant financial relationship are resolved prior to the activity during the content review.

The following individuals have no relevant financial relationship to report in the last 12 months with a commercial interest: Mark Fowler, Lynn Stoller, Karin Pearson, Richard Glickman-Simon, MD

Commercial Support
There is no commercial support for this activity.

Non Endorsement Statement
The content and views presented in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or recommendations of Tufts University School of Medicine or Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding. Inclusion in this activity does not constitute approval or endorsement of any commercial products or services. These materials have been prepared based on the best available information, but are not exhaustive of the subject matter. Participants are advised to critically appraise the information presented and encouraged to consult the available literature for any commercial products mentioned.

ADA/OEO Nondiscrimination Policy
Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM) considers all applicants and activity participants without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religious creed, sex or sexual orientation.  TUSM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. TUSM does not discriminate on the basis of a disability in admissions, access to treatment, or employment in their programs and activities as identified in the American with Disabilities Act.

Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality: To view the privacy policy for TUSM OCE, please see:
http://md.tufts.edu/Education/Continuing-Ed-Microsite/Privacy-and-Confidentiality-Policy

For question regarding certification, please contact Tufts University School of Medicine- Office of Continuing Education at med-oce@tufts.edu or 617-636-6579.

For technical help, please contact Lynn Stoller at lstoller@tanenbaum.org.

Course Evaluation

Improving Religio-Cultural Competence in Patient Care: Online CME Course

Launch Date: October 3, 2014
Expiration Date: October 3, 2016

Please complete the course evaluation below. After completing the course evaluation, hit submit. You will then be able to print your CME certificate.

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At the conclusion of the activity, learners will be able to:

  • Understand and explain why religio-cultural competency must be addressed in patient care
  • Identify common obstacles that prevent this understanding
  • Recognize and summarize the impact of your own point of view regarding religion and patient care in your interactions with patients
  • Explore how and when religious beliefs and practices intersect with patient care
  • Learn and describe techniques to communicate respectfully with patients about religious beliefs and practices