This free course meets the requirements of CA SB464 and other state laws mandating anti-bias and anti-racism training for perinatal care providers. It is accredited for 1 hour of CE. After completing the course, credit can be obtained by passing a short quiz here for a fee of $20.00. Information on how to obtain CE credit is also provided after completing the course.
Studies show that perinatal care providers are committed to, and place a high value on, providing high-quality and equitable care to Black birthing women. Unfortunately, a large body of research shows a major gap between perinatal care providers' value on equitable care and Black birthing women's experiences and outcomes. This course addresses that gap. In addition to the core course, we provide supportive resources for organizational leaders, facilitators/trainers, and other change agents.
We provide CE for this course as well as all of our eLearning courses with our accrediting partner, Amedco.
The Dignity in Childbirth & Pregnancy course is eligible for:
While the course is provided for free, there is a fee of $20.00 to complete the exam and earn 1 hour of CE credit, accessible at www.diversityscienceacademy.org
This course was entirely funded by the California Health Care Foundation and Diversity Science. No commercial interests provided funding or in-kind support for this course.
This course provides practical and effective tools for interrupting racial biases and protecting your patients from bias.
The course, funded by the California Health Care Foundation. was developed in response to the major racial health inequities highlighted and exacerbated during the COVID-19 pandemic. This course explains why the pandemic heightened existing inequities and biases and empowers learners to interrupt racial bias and protect patients from racism. The interactive training explores tools to provide high quality, unbiased care during events that cause extreme demands on our healthcare system, like the COVID-19 pandemic.
Completing this course will empower you with realistic strategies that will make you part of the solution to racial and ethnic inequities in health care.
Includes downloadable resources.
Dignity in Pregnancy and Childbirth Course Part 3 of 3: Taking Action Part 3, “Taking Action” tells a story of a positive outcome for another Black birthing woman, Rose. It models what a positive and ongoing anti-racist healthcare practice might look like and how we might incorporate reproductive justice values into our care for Black birthing women and all birthing people. It also models and discusses how patient-centered care can help empower our patients and respect the fundamental dignity and autonomy of each of our patients. Part 3 leaves us with two more strategies for our practice and reviews the strategies introduced in Part 1 and 2.
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