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04.05.23- Unconscious and Implicit Bias Training for Healthcare Professions is a Course

04.05.23- Unconscious and Implicit Bias Training for Healthcare Professions

Time limit: 1 day

$75 Enroll

Full course description

The Implicit and Unconscious Bias in Healthcare course is a health equity skills program for practitioners interested in bias training in public health.


Course Training Goals:

      Develop an understanding of all forms of bias in the workplace

      Enhance their public health, health equity, and community capacity building skills

      Describe best practices to promote awareness and labeling of bias, and implement structural changes in the delivery of equitable, quality healthcare



The racial and ethnic makeup of the population in the United States is constantly shifting, becoming more diverse. Such a change has yielded a need for workforce more focused on health equity principles and practice. Productivity, turnover, and quality care are all connected to bias in a number of ways. Organizations looking to maximize employee and team productivity, and minimize turnover and low-quality care, should focus on removing bias from organizational culture and climate.


The Implicit and Unconscious Bias in Healthcare live, interactive course serves as an opportunity for participants to receive such training, and develop skills applicable to address enhanced public health guidelines and work focused on health equity.



At the end of this training, participants will be able to:

      Define the concepts of unconscious and implicit bias

      Differentiate types of implicit biases

      Support creating an inclusive environment

      Discuss counterproductive implicit bias and microaggression actions

      Explain strategies to lead employees through the implementation of new anti-bias policies

      Describe how biases can influence workplace decisions and interactions

      Discuss how personal biases impact decision making

      Explore the relationship between implicit bias, diversity, and equity 

      Describe how to negotiate bystander situations

     Explain health equity techniques to address bias



This course is open to clinicians and non-clinical health professionals. Participants must:

      Have a working knowledge of healthcare data and its use

      Willingly take and share personality test results within the course

      Demonstrate interest in health equity, health disparities, or public health through academics, work experience, extracurricular activities


Requirements for Completion:

  1. Register for session
  2. Create a canvas account (email sent after registration)
  3. Sign in no later than 10 minutes after start and actively participate in the session.
  4. Complete the post-training evaluation no later than 1 week after the training.

Continuing Education:

2.0 contact hours of CE for nurses, social workers, and mental health professionals.

The Michigan Public Health Training Center at the University of Michigan School of Public Health is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


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Co-sponsored by the Region V Public Health Training Center