Navigating Diversity in Nursing Practice

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Sorry you missed this informative webinar! This program may be obtained through our continuing education modules.

What is diversity and how do we handle it? From race and ethnicity to obesity and mental disorders, patients present themselves with a wide range of characteristics. As nurses, we must be aware of these diversities and reflect competency in these cultural differences, but do we?

The American Nurses Association has created a comprehensive, internet-accessible resource bank of materials related to cultural competency and diversity awareness in nursing practice in the United States. As part of this Diversity Awareness Project, ANA, with support from Pfizer, surveyed student nurses on their perceptions of diversity as a component of their academic training and the role it plays in their future in professional nursing.

Be among the first to learn what’s inside the ANA Diversity Awareness Project and the results of two national surveys of nurses! Our expert speaker, Jacqueline Mosley, MPH, MSN, ACNP-BC, RN, has led the American Nurses Association project on diversity awareness and will provide significant insight on how to navigate this important nursing practice issue.


Learning Objectives

The objective of this webinar is to learn about patient diversity and the resources available to help develop better diversity awareness and cultural competency in nursing practices.

The content of the webinar will define diversity; review resources available to develop better diversity awareness and cultural competency; outline results of recent surveys on diversity awareness; and provide scenarios to create awareness of diversity issues.

Accreditation Statement

1.0 contact hour will be awarded to nurses who successfully complete this activity. Where multiple nurses view the webinar at a single site, all are eligible to receive contact hours for this activity, upon completion of the online evaluation and verification of their attendance at the webinar.

Webinar attendees will receive a link to an online evaluation. The link will be provided at the end of the webinar and also by e-mail to the person that registered, who can distribute that link to everyone in the room. Each attendee should complete the evaluation separately and confirm that they attended the webinar and earned the contact hours. Once they have completed the online evaluation, they will be able to print out their CE certificate.

The American Nurses Association Center for Continuing Education and Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

ANCC Provider Number 0023.

ANA is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP6178.

Navigating Diversity in Nursing Practice provides 1.0 CNE contact hours.

Resources

Test Your Diversity IQ
Three Tips to Encourage Diversity Awareness

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