Office of Undergraduate Medical Education
Medical Education Grand Rounds
“Cultural Competency, Language Barriers and Medical Error”
Ira Bedzow, Ph.D.
Director of the Biomedical Ethics and Humanities Program at NYMC
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
19 Skyline Drive
Annex Boardroom, Ground Floor South – F46B
Hawthorne, NY 10532
Commercial Support Acknowledgement: There is no outside support for this activity.
Speaker: Ira Bedzow, has disclosed that he has no financial interest or other relationship with any manufacturer of commercial products or services.
Planning Committee: Sally Schwab, PhD, Jennifer Koestler MD, Carl Thompson, Ph.D., have disclosed that they have no financial interest or other relationship with any manufacturer of commercial products or services.
Physicians, Medical Educators, Faculty, medical students, residents.
At the completion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe how cultural competence and language proficiency are related
- Recognize the implications of linguistic misunderstanding for proper medical care
- Develop strategies to reduce misunderstandings and medical errors
Accreditation Statement: New York Medical College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
New York Medical College designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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