Cultural Competence E-Learning Module Series

A series of 15 open-access multimedia and interactive e-learning modules were created to increase the accessibility to and dissemination of cultural competence educational resources.

  • Introduction to Clinical Cultural Competence
  • Refugee and Immigrant Health
  • Social Determinants of Health

  • Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Working Effectively with Health-care Interpreters
  • Health Literacy in Clinical Practice

  • Pain and Cultural Competence
  • Parenting Across Cultures
  • Mental Health and Cultural Competence

  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Ethics and Cultural Competence
  • Religion, Spirituality, and Health

  • Cultural Considerations in End-of-Life Care and Bereavement
  • Valuing Diversity in Health Care

  • Cultural Competence in Social Work - A Case Study Approach

Type Course
CME Available No
Cost Free

Date of Resource

Genomic Competencies

Experts from the disciplines listed below have tagged this resource as fulfulling genomic competencies.

Genetic Counselor

  • Interpersonal, Psychosocial and Counseling Skills
    • 13:   Apply genetic counseling skills in a culturally responsive and respectful manner to all clients.
      • 13a:   Describe how aspects of culture including language, ethnicity, life-style, socioeconomic status, disability, sexuality, age and gender affect the genetic counseling encounter.
      • 13b:   Assess and respond to client cultural beliefs relevant to the genetic counseling encounter.
      • 13c:   Utilize multicultural genetic counseling resources to plan and tailor genetic counseling agendas, and assess and counsel clients.
      • 13d:   Maintain professional boundaries by ensuring directive statements, self-disclosure, and self-involving responses are in the best interest of the client.