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EPEC™-O Self-Study: Cultural Considerations When Caring for African Americans

Learning Objectives

After completing the supplemental activities, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify barriers to accessing hospice and palliative care encountered by African Americans with cancer, as well as ways to address and overcome these barriers.
  • Communicate with African American patients and families in a culturally-sensitive, patient-centered way, in order to facilitate addressing the care goals of the patient and family.

Target Audience

Interdisciplinary healthcare professionals caring for African American patients with cancer and their families.

Estimated Time to Complete the Supplemental Activity

The time to complete the activity and the associated self-assessments is approximately 1 hour for each plenary session and 1.5 hours for each module.

  • Posted: June 26, 2013