As the US population becomes increasingly multicultural and telehealth extends services into remote areas; there is a pronounced need for therapists to become adept at the delivery of culturally appropriate care. This course offers insight for therapists to not only self-reflect on their own biases, but also explore evidence-based strategies to overcome everyday barriers promoted by the acts of racial micro-aggressions. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on August 7, 2020
Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Audio, Text/Transcript
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; LA/2.0; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OH/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- After this course, participants will be able to define at least three key terms in cultural competency: cultural humility, racial microaggressions, and ethnocentrism.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least two differences between the three types of Microaggressions.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least one example of each type of Microaggression and its impact on therapeutic practice.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe at least two core concepts and importance of cultural humility vs. cultural competence.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least two challenges and strategies to combat racial microaggression and its application to delivery of culturally competent care.
|5-15 Minutes||Current Status|
|15-30 Minutes||Health Disparities|
|30-50 Minutes||Racial microaggression|
|50-60 Minutes||Racial microaggression in therapeutic practice|
|60-80 Minutes||Cultural competency vs. cultural humility|
|80-95 Minutes||Telehealth and CC|
|95-115 Minutes||Mindfulness and Microaggressions|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Dr. Aditi Mehra graduated with a Bachelors in Occupational Therapy, from Western Michigan University in 1998 and has a Doctorate in Health Sciences from Midwestern University in Illinois. She has practiced as a pediatric OT for that past 22 years in various settings: Early Intervention, hand therapy, inpatient/outpatient rehabilitation and school-settings. During her Doctoral Studies, Dr. Mehra also pursued a certification in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to improve and enhance collaboration within multidisciplinary teams. Once she delved deeper into this field of ABA, Dr. Mehra uncovered Fit Learning, an academic program based on the principles of ABA designed to build fluency and address all differences in learning (Executive Functioning, ADHD etc.). Dr. Mehra is currently the Director of Fit Learning Labs in the Chicagoland area and Denver, Colorado. She continues to practice OT in the school setting and private Teletherapy services. Her passion is rooted in Interprofessional education and
aims to foster multidisciplinary collaboration with the field of OT and other allied health professions. She provides Continuing Education presentations to various allied health groups in the community and is an adjunct professor at Elmhurst University.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.
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