Advanced Health
Literacy Training

The following course is offered through the Duval County Medical Society (DCMS)
to all physicians for Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credit.
This is a free CME opportunity available to all 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.