IMPORTANT: When you set up your account to purchase the course, add your degree (M.D., Ph.D., etc.) to your last name. If your last name is “Smith,” for example, and you hold an M.D., register your last name as “Smith, M.D.” Doing this will allow your degree to be printed on the CME completion certificate so you can get proper credit.
This 60-minute audiovisual online CME course will improve your religious literacy and cultural competence in health care. Users learn how cultural practices and religious beliefs often impact patient decision-making, treatment choices and the need for new approaches to patient-centered care.
The course offers one AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to physicians.
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
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.