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Self-Paced online modality

We're happy to announce that we are now providing our training as a Self-Paced Course! Our Self-Paced Nevada Cultural Competency Training will be an alternative opportunity to our live training.  

The course will be available for completion within 30 days of registration and include diverse, holistic, course materials by our dedicated development team.

Course ID: CCT-2023-023


CME Accreditation (Credits available for additional $20.00 purchase)


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and Nevada Primary Care Association/High Sierra AHEC. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education to physicians.

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine approves this program for 10 hour of nursing continuing education credit. Nevada State Board of Nursing provider number 120894‐1.

This program meets the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners' requirement for 2 hours of training related to ethics, pain management, or addiction care during each licensure period.

This program meets the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners' requirement for 2 hours of training related to cultural competency and diversity, equity and inclusion.

Presented and Reviewed 6/6/2023

Social Work CME Accreditation (Credits available)


This course has been approved for continuing education credits by the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers. 

Approval ID: A322-19

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  • We understand self-paced training can be more accessible. As soon as you register, you will have access to the training, allowing you to begin and schedule your training!

  • The presentation will meet ADA compliance;

  • Interactive scenarios, knowledge checks, and resources related to the current topic to build knowledge and skill sets;

  • Nevada Cultural Competency Self-Paced training allows pacing flexibility to complete the training in your own time, over the course of 30 - days!

Themes and Topics Covered

  • Introduction

    • Introduction, disclaimer, ground rules, and regulations, instructor credentials and experience

  • Cultural Awareness

    • Importance of cultural awareness development, using The Iceberg Model of Culture, cultural bias and awareness with discussion

  • Bias (Explicit and Implicit)

    • Explicit and implicit bias, stereotyping, personal bias tests and mitigation of bias

  • Indirect Discrimination

    • Indirect​ discrimination, recognizing equality and equity, curb-cutting effect

  • Identity & Intersectionality

    • Definition of identity and Intersectionality with steps to address in healthcare

  • Social Determinants of Health

    • Education, socioeconomic status, and adverse childhood experiences, description of topic interconnection, why your zip code matters

  • Race & Ethnicity

    • Race and ethnicity description and comparison, forms/levels of discrimination, racial disparities in healthcare

  • Religion & Spirituality

    • Religion and spirituality comparison, importance in care delivery and how to address, pro-voice mindset, Interfaith cooperation

  • Refugees & Immigrants

    • Definitions and descriptions, current and emergent issues in policy and healthcare, language barriers

  • Gender Bias

    • Aspects of gender, gender disparities, gender bias

  • Gender Identity

    • Gender composition, gender identity and pronouns, SOGI and EHR practices

  • SGM

    • LGBTQIA+ and SGM defined, new vs. outdated terminology, mental and behavioral health disparities

  • Age

    • Ageism and elderspeak ,treatment impairment and steps to address, age disparities, caring for younger populations

  • People with Disabilities

    • Forms of disabilities, health disparities in people with disabilities, mental disorders, steps to reduce health disparities and establish rapport

  • Microaggressions

    • Microaggressions, microinsults, microinvalidations, and microassaults, prevention and personal accountability

  • Veterans

    • Develop a better understanding of Veterans and identify challenges and barriers of care veterans face

  • Best Practices

    • Effective communication, rapport, and bedside manner, building rapport with patients and how to practice effective communication, welcoming environment

  • Cultural Humility

    • Cultural competency as a journey and importance in practice, barriers to cultural and personal reflection importance


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