Nursing workshop: Cultural Sensitivity, Working More Effectively With Latino Patients

Empathy can sometimes transcend language barriers. But genuine cultural understanding is an acquired skill.

With over 20,000 Latinos living in the Baltimore metro area, health care professionals are faced with both language and cultural barriers in daily practice. And knowing how to negotiate health care decisions can turn negative patient experiences into positive ones.

Learning a new language takes time, but a newly acquired cultural sensitivity is available through a half-day workshop, Cultural Sensitivity: Working More Effectively with Latino Patients. Acquire the cultural understanding that brings success in communications with patients and their families.

This workshop helps clinical care providers and staff connect with Latino patients in new and meaningful ways, building skills through experiential activities, interactive lectures, and group discussions. Register online for the Oct. 11 workshop.

Cost is $100, and the class is open to the public. Learn more about it on the workshop's webpage.

The workshop is delivered in English, but you may learn un poco of Spanish along the way!

Presented by the Office of Executive Education and Strategic Alliances of the School of Nursing.