Cultural Competency

Cultural Competency Training

Being equipped to accommodate the needs of an increasingly diverse population is a growing concern in the healthcare community. Cultural competence and effective communication are the keys to understanding a patient's concerns and helping to ensure they understand their healthcare plan. Optima Health requires completion of the following Cultural Competency course:

Once training is completed, please fill out and submit the Cultural Competency Acknowledgement form below. Your provider profile in the Optima Health provider directory will be updated to reflect that you have participated in training for Cultural Competency.

Optima Health Provider Acknowledgement for Cultural Competency

Physician's Practical Guide to Culturally Competent Care

Earn up to nine CME credits with this free online educational program. Additional tools are available to assist you, and your practice, address the needs of an increasingly diverse patient population.

More information and access to this free program can be found at Think Cultural Health, a Website sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health.

Visit Think Cultural Health

NOTE: To credit your practice for completing the training, please include your Tax ID in the first name field and your Practice Name in the last name field.