Module 1 of this program, Introduction to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the Health Care Workforce is available for free to any individual.

In this module, you will be challenged to:

  • Investigate opportunities for connection and community building in health care workplaces.
  • Increase your awareness of structural and unconscious bias.
  • Support and consciously advance equity and inclusion in your workplace.
  • Build a culture of appreciation and inclusion
  • Distinguish among diversity, equity, and inclusion, and
  • Exhibit open-mindedness to provide healing care in diverse populations that are consistent with health care best practices.

Module 1 will also introduce:

  • Demographic shifts and changes in health care.
  • Identities and uniqueness.
  • Race, age, disabilities, religion and culture, gender identity, and sexual orientation.
  • Proper terminology.
  • Bias and Microaggressions.
  • Ways to ensure everyone is included, and
  • Ways to begin making a difference.

80% of participants who complete the evaluation will self-report that as a result of this activity, their knowledge of diversity, equity, and inclusion terminology has increased.

Criteria for successful completion:

  • Complete the module in its entirety
  • Complete the evaluation

There are no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for those with the ability to control the content of this activity.

Expiration date: 06/20/2025

0.86 contact hours

This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Activities Included:

Unit 1

Unit 2

NCPD Contact Hour Evaluation