This course provides information regarding some of the barriers that minorities face in the healthcare setting. It also discusses ideas for improving patient-centered care for diverse populations, and for supporting coworkers of diverse backgrounds.
This course meets the requirement for cultural competency training for Oregon licensees, but is relevant to professionals in all states.
Course created on September 1, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to identify barriers to healthcare in diverse populations.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify ways to be more inclusive when providing healthcare services.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify ways to support co-workers in a healthcare setting.
|5-15 Minutes||Reflection Activities|
|15-30 Minutes||Barriers to Healthcare|
|30-45 Minutes||Considerations for Healthcare Research|
|45-115 Minutes||Information and ideas for improving provision of services|
Tasha Perkins Holmes
Tasha Perkins Holmes, MOT, OTR/L has a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a Master's degree in Occupational Therapy from Nova Southeastern University. Tasha has been an occupational therapist for over 16 years. She has worked in a variety of settings with age groups spanning from toddlers to the elderly. Tasha has spent over 9 years providing school-based OT services with more than 6 of those years using a teletherapy service delivery model. Her teletherapy experience has allowed her to provide school-based OT services across the United States and as well as internationally. In addition to direct treatment services, Tasha also spent time teaching in the Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Program at Central Piedmont Community College.
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