For Physician Trainees
Thriving in a Diverse World Foundations I and II: Overcoming Unintended and/or Unconscious Biases and Stereotype Threat
This course is specifically designed for physician trainees. It contains the following 20-minute eLearning Experiences:
This rapid (20-minute) learning experience is specifically designed for physician trainees who work with patients. It will give you knowledge and strategies that will help you live your values - treat people fairly and without bias. Most importantly, it includes practical evidence-based strategies to prevent unintended biases from affecting you, your coworkers/colleagues, and the patients you serve.
Research has shown that our biases, although often unintended, can influence the way we treat patients from different racial and ethnic groups. These biases can prevent us from providing equally high-quality care to patients who come from different backgrounds than we do. In this evidence-based online course, you will learn:
Overcoming Stereotype Threat
This learning experience focuses on stereotype threat, sometimes called Social Identity Threat. Stereotype threat is one unique and often overlooked way that negative stereotypes can impact you, your co-workers/ colleagues, and your patients. Hundreds of studies have shown that stereotype threat is prevalent, can affect anyone, and has surprisingly powerful negative effects. This learning experience provides practical evidence-based strategies to prevent stereotype threat from affecting you, your colleagues, and your patients.
Stereotype threat is the fear that we will be viewed through the lens of a negative stereotype about our social group. Science has shown that stereotype threat can hamper professionalism, stifle mutual respect and create barriers between teams. Based on the most current research brought to life by real examples, this innovative learning experience uncovers the ways that stereotype threat can negatively impact performance, preventing you from doing your best. During this evidence-based online diversity training course, you will learn:
Working with Medical Interpreters
Working with Medical Interpreters is a vitally important part of caring for patients with limited English proficiency. However, being unable to speak directly to patients can be stressful and poses unique challenges. Whether you are experienced at working with Medical Interpreters or brand new, this brief (20 minute) learning experience will help support your practice by describing best practices and tips and tricks for working with Medical Interpreters.
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