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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

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IDPD mobilizes support for critical issues relating to the inclusion of persons with disabilities, promotes awareness-raising about disability issues and draws attention to the benefits of an inclusive and accessible society for all.

Inclusion Academy – Culturally Responsive Care: Not What I Meant: The impact of language choice in patient care and ways of communicating respectfully in a multicultural world

Webconference

Dr. Pamela Hays, will present a framework for understanding cultural influences related to several dimensions of diversity. Why any commonly used phrases and terms can be offensive? This session will offer respectful alternatives aimed at building positive connections with diverse patients. Dr. Hays is a popular national presenter who provides workshops and trainings for mental […]

Inclusion Academy – Dimensions of Diversity: Infant mortality for Black/ African American women.

Webconference

This session will be presented by Dr. Margaret Larkins-Pettigrew. Dr. Larkins-Pettigrew is a Physician Healthcare Strategist and Obstetrician/Gynecologist focused on developing medical models and programming that enhance community engagement, equity, diversity and inclusion. She is an institutional consultant and public speaker. The following credits have been approved for this webinar session: • AMA PRA Category […]

Inclusion Academy – Culturally Responsive Care: Medical care for Nepalese and Bhutanese patients

Webconference

Dr. Sanjay Yadav addresses awareness in enhancing medical care services for Nepalis and Bhutanese patients. This webinar will cover cultural differences and similarities in offering medical care to these populations. The following credits have been approved for this webinar session: 1. Awareness of the similarities and differences in providing Culturally Responsive Care to Nepalese and […]

Inclusion Academy – Culturally Responsive Care: Addressing the healthcare needs of Indian and Indian American Patients

Webconference

Learn best practices in addressing the healthcare needs of Indian and Indian American Patients. 1. Recognize the differences between Indian and Indian American patients 2. Identify the unique needs these populations bring to the healthcare system 3. Learn best practices in creating a caring and trusting patient-provider relationship The following credits have been approved for […]

Webinar: Inclusion Academy- Culturally Responsive Care- Opening Up About Invisible Disabilities

Webconference

Join Christina Irene as she provides an overview of invisible disabilities and fluidity of visibility, severity, different impacts of same diagnoses She will cover: Personal profiles of people with various disabilities, with key takeaways Stigma as “illness shaming” and how to mitigate stigma What “passing” means to a disabled person and why it is harmful […]

Webinar: Inclusion Academy- Culturally Responsive Care: How to better care for and interact with Philippine patients

Webconference

Cultural similarities and differences in serving the Filipino’s basic medical needs. Cultural implications in managing the illness, medical procedures, and treatment for Filipino and Filipino American patients. Recognize the cultural differences in serving the basic Filipino healthcare needs Understand the similarities and differences between the US and the Filipino healthcare system. Identify the basic medical […]

Webinar: Inclusion Academy – Dimensions of Diversity: Fostering Health Equity for Autistic Patients

Webconference

This session will cover how to provide health equity for Autistic Patients. Session will be led by Caanen Churukha, LCSW, Program Manager for Disability Inclusion and Cheryl Richardson, DrPH(c), MPH, BSN, RN, CPPS, Senior Director Clinical Nursing Excellence. You will learn how to: Better understand the healthcare access needs for autistic patients Identify common barriers […]

Webinar: Inclusion Academy – Culturally Responsive Care: How to Better Serve Generation Y/Z Patients

Webconference

The similarities and differences in serving Generation Y/Z Patients. 1. Identify similarities and differences in serving intergenerational patient populations 2. Identify the basic healthcare needs of Generations Y/Z The following credits have been approved for this webinar session: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ – 1 Credit(s) PSNA – 1 Credit(s) Register here This session will […]


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