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Cultural Competence: An OMB Requirement

  • Sat, October 21, 2023
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Salem Health, Building C , 1st Floor-Rooms A/B/C, Salem, OR


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Cultural Competence: An OMB Requirement
Plus 2 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits

Saturday, October 21, 2023
Salem Health Building C , 1st Floor-Rooms A/B/C
Speaker: Amanda Wheeler Kay, NIMA Love of Humanity


1:30 -2:00 - Registration, Gather
2:00 - 4:00 - Seminar (short break in the middle)
4:00 - 4:30 - Socializing

Registration Through Salem Health Required!

Questions? Contact April Gavin, Salem Health 503-814-2777

Click this link to register

Description: MPCMS is coordinating this 2-hour session on Saturday, October 21, 2023. The course is designed to meet the requirements of cultural competency training for healthcare providers. The seminar is designed to meet Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR) 847-008-0077 that requires “cultural or linguistic immersion, volunteering in a rural clinic, completing an employer’s cultural competency training, a training on implicit bias in health care, attending an event with members of an underserved community to discuss health care access issues, or courses approved by the Oregon Health Authority.”

Who should attend: MD, DO, NP and PA's.

CME: This education is approved for 2.0 AMA PRA category 1 credits.

Cost: MPCMS members $50. Non-members of the Medical Society may also attend for $100.

Instructor: Amanda Wheeler-Kay is a bilingual social worker and community interpreter who has worked in the Portland area for over fifteen years. She is cochair of the education and training committee of the Oregon Council on Health Care Interpreters, an advisory council to the OHA. Her session will focus on recognizing and overcoming communication barriers with patients and families whose values and norms that may not conform to those in the dominant culture.

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