Topic: Strategic Planning

Diversity and Cultural Competency in Public Health Settings – Basic Level

The purpose of this course is to provide public health practitioners with the awareness and knowledge to incorporate diversity and cultural competency concepts, tools, and techniques into their daily work. It is expected that by the end of this course that each participant will be conversant in issues related to culture and health, health disparities, and community health models designed to close the gap in health disparities.

Learning Objectives:

  1. To describe the demographic trends and epidemiological trends related to diverse populations in the United States and abroad
  2. To compare and contrast diversity and cultural competency in the public health context
  3. To identify a framework to design culturally competent public health care services for diverse populations

South Central Public Health Partnership

Cultural Competence
Health Equity
Strategic Planning

Quality Improvement/Evaluation