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Implicit Bias Recognition and Remediation Training

 

Michigan Health Council is pleased to offer implicit bias training for health care professionals. The presentation covers heuristics, decision-making, identity consciousness, and cultural humility.

 

Each training will include an overview on how to recognize implicit bias, an in-depth discussion, and exercises on the following topics:

  • Race

  • Sex/Gender

  • Body Habitus

  • Ability

  • Neurodiversity

  • Age

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Learners will gain an understanding about what implicit bias is.

  2. Learners will gain an understanding of the history of bias in healthcare and the modern consequences of bias in the delivery of health care services.

  3. Learners will gain an understanding on how implicit bias informs their decisions and interactions.

  4. Learners will learn strategies to remedy the impact of bias in their perceptions, judgment, and communication.

  5. Learners will learn strategies to reduce disparities in access and delivery of health care services.

 

Michigan participants will earn a certificate of completion to meet the requirements for (re)licensure in the state of Michigan R 338.7004.

Each participant will earn two contact hours unless otherwise specified. In Michigan, implicit bias training must be completed in addition to continuing education. There must be a live component to this training to be recognized by Michigan LARA.

Upcoming Events

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Already Registered?

Prepare for your upcoming live webinar or guest presentation by watching this video (shown on right) and downloading the course workbook here. You must complete these items prior to the date you've registered for. The zoom link for your live webinar can be found in your confirmation email. If you cannot find it, please contact Kristin Sewell at [email protected] or 517-908-8243. 

Available Formats

 

HYBRID: In a hybrid delivery model, learners will watch a one-hour video on demand and attend a one-hour webinar to engage with the instructor and other learners in a robust discussion and group exercises. Total hours = 2. Training costs $50/person. Register for one of these events above.

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FULL TWO HOUR LIVE VIRTUAL: These virtual sessions are two-hour presentations with live engagement with the instructor and other students. These sessions cost $150/person and are offered once per month. Register for one of these events above.

LIVE GUEST LECTURE: With a guest presentation, organizations can offer trainings to their staff on-site at their convenience. The presentation will include an introduction to implicit bias, and targeted exercises, discussion, and evaluation questions. Total hours = 2. Contact Kristin at [email protected] or 517-908-8243 for pricing and availability.

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About the Instructor

 

This course it taught by Kristin Sewell, M.A, a certified trainer in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Kristin has degrees in Sociology and Anthropology and is the Director of Workforce Development & Education Pathways for Michigan Health Council. Kristin was an instructor of anthropology at Michigan State University and is a published author on topics related to identity, identity formation, and identity expression throughout American history. You may contact Kristin at [email protected] or 517-908-8243.

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