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Cultural Competency in Healthcare

Wednesday 05/13/2020 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Fairmont Care
5061 N. Pulaski Rd., Chicago, IL 60630

Presented by Trish Abbey, LCSW, In-Home Counseling
This presentation includes information on generational cultural influences, the older immigrant population, our own cultural biases regarding aging and ethnicity, and how to gather cultural information on each client to better serve them. By increasing our knowledge of cultural differences and how they impact a patient’s perception of illness and medical treatment, it is possible to increase both patient satisfaction as well as adherence to treatment plans.

4:30pm – 5:00pm Sign-in and Dinner
5:00pm – 6:00pm Presentation

A $5.00 fee is requested from all professionals in the field of aging prior to the date of the event. An invoice will be emailed after registration. Please make checks payable to Elderwerks Educational Services, a 501C3 not-for-profit corporation and mail to 251 E. Northwest Hwy, Palatine, IL 60067. To pay by credit card, please follow the link included in the invoice to pay online.

To RSVP, please email events@elderwerks.org or call 847-462-0885
This program awards 1.0 Cultural Competency CE credit to Illinois nurses, professional counselors, social workers, and nursing home administrators. License number required.

Sponsors:
Elderwerks Educational Services
Fairmont Care
In-Home Counseling


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