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Keynote Address:

“Cultural Competency, Language Barriers and Medical Error”

Ira Bedzow, Ph.D.

 

Presented by:

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.

Disclosures:
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.

Target Audience: 
Physicians, Medical Educators, Faculty, medical students, residents.

Objectives:
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.

 

Page updated: March 13, 2015


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