Addressing Implicit Bias in Nursing: A Review
Addressing Implicit Bias in Nursing: A Review is organized by Wolters Kluwer.
Published: July 2019
• ANCC - 1.0 CH
• DC - BON 1.0 CH
• FL - BON 1.0 CH
• GA - BON 1.0 CH
This article examines the nature of implicit, or unconscious, bias and how such bias develops.
It describes the ways that implicit bias among health care providers can contribute to health care disparities and discusses strategies nurses can use to recognize and mitigate any biases they may have so that all patients receive respectful and equitable care - regardless of their race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identification, socioeconomic status, disabilities, stigmatized diagnoses, or any characteristic that distinguishes them from societal norms.
Purpose of Activity:
To provide information on various types of health care disparities and how implicit biases contribute to these disparities.
After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:
• Summarize how implicit biases contribute to health care disparities.
• Outline strategies to overcome implicit biases.
Topics: Bias, Cultural Competency, Discrimination, Health Care Disparities, Patient-Centered Care
Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
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