This training is designated for State of Nevada employees only.

To register, create/login to your MakingHealthHappen account using a valid state-provided email address.  If you are not a State of Nevada employee, please check other training options on the Cultural Competency Information Page

The Cultural Competency Training will include 3 virtual sessions on June 6-8, 2022 from 2PM-5PM PST.

This 3 day 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 before 7 am PST on the first day of the training.  Participants must attend all 3 days to receive a completion certificate. Recordings will not be available. All enrollments are final.

Participant Cost: 

Cost for this training is covered by the State of Nevada. 

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-2020-001

CEU: Provided

Duration: ~9 hours 

Instructor: Jay Cafferata 

Questions: Jay Cafferata, jcafferata@unr.edu

Course curriculum

  1. 01
    • Download Calendar Reminder

    • Course Introduction

    • Demographic Survey

    • Pre-assessment

    • Participant Expectations and Agreement

  2. 02
    • Day 1: Monday, June 6, 2022-- 2:00 PM- 5:00 PM PST.

    • Day 2: Tuesday, June 7, 2022 -- 2:00 PM-5:00 PM PST.

    • Day 3: Wednesday, June 8, 2022 -- 2:00 PM- 5:00 PM PST.

    • Resources

  3. 03
    • Post-assessment

    • Course Evaluation

  4. 04
    • Continuing Education

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.




As an accredited provider of continuing medical education through the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its educational activities.  In order to assure that information is presented in a scientific and objective manner, The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine requires that anyone in a position to control or influence the content of a continuing medical education activity disclose relevant financial relationships with any commercial or proprietary entity producing health care goods or services relevant to the content being planned or presented.  Following are those disclosures.  

All presenters, planners or anyone in a position to control the content of this continuing medical education activity have indicated that they have any financial relationships with commercial entities related to the content of this activity.