Implicit biases affect how people perceive, evaluate, and react to others. This course will provide an overview of implicit biases, including what they are, where they come from, and their effects. Strategies will be discussed that can reduce the influence of implicit biases, in order to allow healthcare professionals to better meet the needs of those they serve.
Course created on November 2, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the definition and origin of implicit biases.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the effects of implicit biases.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe strategies that will assist healthcare professionals in reducing the influence of implicit biases.
|5-10 Minutes||Bias Activities|
|10-30 Minutes||Implicit Bias Explained|
|30-40 Minutes||Effects of Implicit Biases|
|40-60 Minutes||Reducing Implicit Bias & Action Plan|
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