The Washington Healthcare Diversity Summit allow participants to engage in dialogue and action with the healthcare community on diversity & leadership best practices using the council as the primary medium. Dynamic leaders in this industry address all issues pertaining to diversity in healthcare that have impact on individuals, organizations, and the community.
Many Faces Addressing Diversity and Inclusion in Healthcare
October 25, 2016
McCormick & Schmick’s Harborside
1200 Westlake Avenue N.
Seattle, WA 98109
Room: Harborside Room on the ground floor
8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Cultural Competence: Diversity in Action
Diversity training can be very beneficial and is essential to any organization’s success. However, training without proper execution is futile. Cultural competence not only considers differences in the ethnicity, gender, religion, physical ability, social status, age, educational background, etc. of each individual, but also focuses on the actual application of lessons learned and skills obtained through academia, training, “hands-on” experiences, community outreach, employee resource groups, and daily interaction with patients and personnel.
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