1921 - Yale Teaching and Learning Center: Teaching Cultural Sensitivity in the Patient-Clinician Relationship

Thursday, January 24, 2013 - Sunday, January 24, 2021 1:00 AM   New Haven, CT

Connecticut Department of Public Health requires that licensed physicians/surgeons participate in continuing medical education (CME) activities pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes, and for registration periods beginning on and after October 1, 2010, CME coursework in cultural competency is required. This tutorial module helps you fulfill this requirement. Successful completion of this module will allow you to earn necessary CME credit in cultural competency.

  1. Learn how to elicit and obtain information to understand the patient’s culture
  2. Teach the elements of a cultural formulation
  3. Elicit information to evaluate the socio-cultural context of the patient
  4. Build a cultural formulation useful for diagnosis and treatment
  5. Become aware that being culturally sensitive is an ongoing life process

There is no registration fee associated with this activity. Please select "Content & Tests" on the tab above to review content, take quiz and evaluation. Upon completion of these actions, you will be able to print out your cme certificate. 


The Yale School of Medicine designates this internet activity for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

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