Health in 3D
 Course ID: 1042792
 Format: Web-based Training - Self-study (Online)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
 Course Number: 1
 Cost (US$): 0.00
 Credit Type(s): none
 Certificate: TRAIN Certificate of Attendance
Course Description:

Goal: To raise awareness among public health professionals about diverse communities in Utah and factors that contributes to their health.


Course Objectives

Objective 1:  Understand Utah’s diverse history and future demographics trends

Objective 2: Define determinants of health

Objective 3: Define health disparities and recognize that some Utahns may face obstacles to healthy living.

Objective 4:  Recognize the value of understanding diversity, determinants of health and health disparities as an important part of being a public health employee.

This course is provided by the Utah Department of Health, Office of Health Disparities (OHD).  The mission of OHD is to
 reduce health disparities in Utah and to improve health outcomes for vulnerable populations as defined by socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, geography, and among other populations identified to be at-risk for health disparities. See http://health.utah.gov/disparities/

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Subject Area(s):
Cultural Competence
Audience(s):
Public Health
Background/Role(s): None
Course Language(s):
English
Course Level: Introductory
Core Competencies:
Tier One
    Cultural Competency Skills
       Incorporates strategies for interacting with persons from diverse backgrounds
       Recognizes the role of cultural, social, and behavioral factors in the accessibility, availability, acceptability and delivery of public health services
       Responds to diverse needs that are the result of cultural differences
       Describes the dynamic forces that contribute to cultural diversity
       Describes the need for a diverse public health workforce
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: no
Registration Restrictions:
Sponsor: Office of Health Disparities, Utah Department of Health
Accreditations: none
Special Notes:
Course Contacts
Name: Office of Health Disparities
Phone: 801-273-4140
email: disparities@utah.gov
URL: http://health.utah.gov/disparities/
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