This asynchronous Cultural Competency Training is a self-paced module based training. 

The training is designed to create a shared understanding around Cultural Competency in healthcare. Training will cover topics that allow you to examine your own understanding about how people should be treated in the healthcare environment.

To join the training, please enroll in the course.  Participants must complete the training within 30 days of registration to receive a completion certificate.  All sales are final.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Develop a foundational understanding of bias in healthcare
  2. Develop a basic understanding of social identity 
  3. Use a critical eye to focus on health inequities 
  4. Recognize the importance of social determinants of health 
  5. Develop an action plan about how to adapt any environment into a welcoming and safe place


Target Audience:

  • Employees at licensed healthcare facilities
  • Healthcare providers


Nevada Approved Course: CCT-2021-004

Duration: Nine 1-hour modules  

Authors: Jay Cafferata, MA(c),CDE,  Anna Dobbins, Kelly Morning, MPH

Editors: Sara Hanafi, MPH, Tamara Telles

Questions: Tamara Telles, ttelles@unr.edu

Course curriculum

  • 01

    Introduction

    • Course Instructions

    • Demographic Survey

    • Pre-assessment

  • 02

    Module 1: Cultural Competency Overview

    • Learning Objectives

    • Module Material

    • Self- Reflection Checkpoint

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 03

    Module 2: Social Determinants of Health

    • Learning Objectives

    • Module Material

    • Self-Reflection Checkpoint

    • Self- Reflection Checkpoint

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 04

    Module 3: Bias in Healthcare

    • Learning Objectives

    • Module Material

    • Self- Reflection Checkpoint

    • Self Reflection Checkpoint

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 05

    Module 4: Discrimination

    • Learning Objectives

    • Module Material

    • Self-Reflection Checkpoint

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 06

    Module 5: Humility and Respect

    • Learning Objectives

    • Module Material

    • Self- Reflection Checkpoint

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 07

    Module 6: Social Identity

    • Learning Objectives

    • Module Material

    • Self- Reflection Checkpoint

    • Self- Reflection Checkpoint

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 08

    Module 7: Sexual and Gender Minority Populations

    • Learning Objectives

    • Module Material

    • Self-Reflection Checkpoint

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 09

    Module 8: Disabilities

    • Learning Objectives

    • Module Material

    • Self- Reflection Checkpoint

    • Self-Reflection Checkpoint

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 10

    Module 9: Creating a Welcoming and Safe Environment

    • Learning Objectives

    • Module Material

    • Self- Reflection Checkpoint

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 11

    Evaluations

    • Post-assessment

    • Course Evaluation

Training instructions, materials, and links are available inside the course modules. After your registration is complete, log into your MakingHealthHappen account to access the course dashboard.