Advanced Health
Literacy Training

The following course is offered through the Duval County Medical Society (DCMS)
to all medical physicians for Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credit. The course descriptions are below.
This is a free CME opportunity available to all medical physicians. DCMS Membership is not required.

Module 1

An Introduction to Health Equity, Cultural Humility, and COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

  • Discuss COVID-19 inequities data and define health equity
  • Distinguish between cultural humility and cultural competence
  • Identify barriers to COVID-19 vaccination and communication strategies

Please note: Both the evaluation and post survey need to be fully completed and submitted in order to receive CME credit.

Module 2

Advancing Health Literacy: Effective Cross-Cultural Communication to Mitigate COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

  • Discuss COVID-19 inequities
  • Identify COVID-19 health communication barriers and one strategy to reduce miscommunication
  • Define health literacy and the teach-back method as a strategy to increase vaccine uptake

Please note: Both the evaluation and post survey need to be fully completed and submitted in order to receive CME credit.

Module 3

Advancing Health Equity through the National Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards

  • Identify the National Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate (CLAS) themes
  • Identify at least three CLAS Standards and their application to COVID-19 mitigation
  • Assess your organization’s cultural responsiveness using a CLAS Standards health equity checklist

Please note: Both the evaluation and post survey need to be fully completed and submitted in order to receive CME credit.

Module 4

Uncovering the Wounds of Structural Racism in Health Care

  • Discuss different types of racism and the impacts of biases
  • Explore the historical context of medical racism
  • Identify steps towards anti-racism

Please note: Both the evaluation and post survey need to be fully completed and submitted in order to receive CME credit.