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Cultural Differences

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Audience: All
Course level:Beginner
Date: November 9th, 2011
Course check-in time:5:30-6:00pm
Class time:6:00-8:00pm
Location: Fairview Southdale Hospital, 6401 France avenue So. Edina, MN 55435, Esperanza Room.
Contact Hours:2.0
External Fee: $100.00

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Speaker
Susan Magdziak graduated with a Master's Degree in Physical Therapy from Marquette University in 1999.  She has worked in both acute care and transitional care settings.  She obtained her transitional DPT degree from St. Catherine's University in 2009.  She is currently working at Fairview Southdale Hospital.  Her work in cultural differences began during her pursuit of her doctorate degree.

Course Description
An in-depth look at the culture of Somali, Vietnamese, and Hmong populations, including location, history, language, naming, family relationships, nutrition, dress, communication style/etiquette, religion/spirituality, and medicine/health care.

Objectives
Participants will be able to apply course learning immediately to:

  • To gain a greater understanding of the culture of 3 different populations.  Information learned will include geography, history, language, naming, family relationships, nutrition, dress, communication/etiquette, religion/spirituality, and medicine/health care.
  • To learn how these cultural differences can affect our approach to patient care when providing rehabilitation services.
Agenda
5:30-6:00 p.m. 
Registration/check-in
6:00-7:00 p.m
Overview of cultural competency, Minnesota diversity statistics, and Fairview diversity statistics. An in-depth look at culture of Somali, Vietnamese, and Hmong populations, including location, history, language,  naming, family relationships, nutrition, dress, communication style/etiquette, religion/spirituality, and medicine/health care.
7:00-7:45 p.m.  
Putting it all together: How to provide culturally competent care for our Somali, Vietnamese, and Hmong rehab patients, including discussion on scheduling our rehab sessions, general considerations during treatment, providing appropriate education and home exercise program instruction, and use of community resources.
7:45-8:00 p.m. 
Questions

This course has been approved for Category I continuing education credit by the Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy. #4782

This course is eligible for AOTA approved provider credit.  Fairview is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing Education.  Aota does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures. 

 
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