The goal of this continuing education module is to improve the ability of nurses, EMTs/paramedics and occupational therapists to assess and meet the sociocultural needs of childbearing families of diverse cultural and social groups. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Discuss the relationship of culture, subculture, acculturation, assimilation, ethnocentrism and cultural relativism to healthcare practice
- Recognize a variety of ethnic and cultural beliefs and practices related to childbearing and family
- Identify needs unique to culturally diverse families who adhere to their traditional beliefs and practices regarding childbearing
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, EMTs/paramedics and occupational therapists.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com
. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com
and search for this topic title.