National Nurses Week 2016 Webinar

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  • Free Webinar: Culturually Congruent Care - Why Diversity Makes a Differance

Culturally Congruent Care: Why Diversity Makes a Difference
Featured Speaker: Marilyn (Marty) Douglas, PhD, RN, FAAN
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 – 1:00 p.m. EDT

You encounter patients, families, and communities from all walks of life and must understand the preferred cultural values, beliefs, worldview, and practices of those you care for, every day. Culturally congruent care and diversity in your workplace can help close persistent gaps in care linked to race, ethnicity, language, disability, sexual orientation, or gender expression and can also contribute to increased patient safety, better quality of care, and improved health outcomes.

That's why we've developed this year's 2016 National Nurses Week webinar, “Culturally Congruent Care: Why Diversity Makes a Difference”, with nurses like you in mind. During this 60-minute exclusive live event, we will outline how you can provide culturally congruent care; reflect on understanding the values and beliefs you bring to your patient-nurse relationship; and identify knowledge, skills, and evidence-based tools you need to support culturally congruent care in your nursing environment.

After attending you'll be able to:

  • Define culturally congruent care in nursing practice in relation to patient, family, and community nursing care
  • Distinguish between cultural competence and culturally congruent care
  • Utilize strategies for critical reflection of one's own values, beliefs, and cultural heritage in order to have an awareness of how these qualities and issues impact culturally congruent care
  • Identify resources to support an evidence-based approach to culturally congruent practice

Get real-world best practice guidance on how practicing in a culturally congruent nursing environment can improve access, promote positive outcomes, and reduce disparities. Lock in your spot today and join us as we celebrate this year's 2016 National Nurses Week!

Note: This webinar is FREE but CNE credits must be purchased separately. If you wish to earn CNE credits, please select "Webinar with CNE Credit" to register.

Featured Speaker

Marilyn "Marty" Douglas, PhD, RN, FAAN
Marilyn "Marty" Douglas, PhD, RN, FAAN is an associate clinical professor (currently volunteer status) in the School of Nursing at the University of California, San Francisco. With more than 35 years of experience in cardiovascular critical care nursing, she has focused her research on the cultural variability in the response to pain. She remains an active member of the American Academy of Nursing, and served as chair of a task force of the Expert Panel on Global Nursing and Health to develop guidelines for culturally competent care.

Culturally Congruent Care: Why Diversity Makes a Difference provides 1.0 contact hour (60 minute contact hour) which will be awarded to nurses who individually register and successfully complete the webinar. Webinar attendees will receive a link to an online evaluation at the end of the webinar.  Each attendee must complete the evaluation and confirm attendance at the webinar, thus earning the contact hour. Once the online evaluation is completed, a CE certificate may be printed.

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 for 1.2 contact hours (50 minute contact hour).