Indigenous Lens: Providing Culturally Safe Care
This live, in-person event will provide nurses and other healthcare professionals with knowledge on how to provide culturally safe care to diverse populations with a focus on the health care of the Indigenous peoples. Attendees will hear from two highly experienced healthcare experts who not only teach but live and provide care to Indigenous peoples on tribal lands. Nurses and other health care professionals will be able to understand how history has created health care barriers for Indigenous peoples and how they can help build the bridge between different cultural worlds for the purposes of building trust and optimizing patient care outcomes.
Date: September 28, 2023
Time: 1:00pm – 5:30pm (Lunch will be provided)
Venue: Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites, 100 W. Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 and Virtual
Registration & Cost: $25 for non-members, free for students and MNA members
Registration is required and is open until September 22nd, at 5pm. Refunds will be honored in full before that date.
About the presenters
- Learn how Indigenous care can be improved through learning and applying key tenets of cultural safety
- Reflect upon your own culture and identity; reflecting upon how these impact the patient/ provider relationship and quality of care
- Understand how collective and intergenerational trauma in Indigenous communities impacts health and interactions with western medical systems
- Learn what differentiates a culturally safe approach and what this looks like in practice
80% of participants will report that the entire session provided information that enhanced or validated current knowledge.
Successful Completion Criteria
- Attend the full four-hour presentations in their entirety
- Successfully complete post session evaluation for the entire presentation
Contact Hours: 4
Relevant Financial Relationship and Commercial Interest – Disclaimer
No relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations or commercial bias exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity.
Michigan Nurses Association (MNA) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Thank you! We hope to see you at the event!
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