Online Courses

CMI-06: Cultural Diversity

Price: $50.00 CE: 1.00

Perspectives are explored through cultural expressions in songs, stories, and images. This course does not attempt to cover all cultural groups but rather to practice story-listening as a process of discovery.

Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Practice story-listening as a means of understanding another.
  2. Explore how cultural and religious experience influence coping, meaning-making, medical decision-making and attitudes.
  3. Explore how cultural stories, songs and imagery can express philosophy, theology, ethics, hopes, dreams, fears, values - all valuable insights in understnding, assessing, and caring for patients.
  4. Build intercultural competence; including understanding of patients' different worldviews.
  5. Acknowledge variety of expression, even within like cultures.

Qualified Planners/Faculty

Alisha Edwards, MDiv, ACPE Certified Educator Candidate

Alisha is a commissioned Seventh-day Adventist minister and chaplain educator at AdventHealth, Center for Pastoral Education. She is also a Florida native, a wife and mother of four.

Prior to her call to full time ministry, Alisha worked in Online Content Marketing. She received a BA in Mass Communication: Advertising from the university of South Florida, and an MDiv with specialization in Pastoral Counseling from Asbury Theological Seminary. She began her ministry in chaplaincy and Clinical Pastoral Education at t Level 1 Trauma & Regional Burn Center in Tampa, Florida, with a focus on trauma/crisis intervention, oncology, acute elderly care and pediatric care.

This author has declared that there are no bias nor commercial interest.

Orlando, Florida 32803
Phone: 407-303-5297
Contact Hours: 1, Category: Diversity, Expires: 10/31/2021
  • I understand that in order to receive credit for completing the online course(s) I must watch the entire course, complete the quizzes, pass the post test, and fill out the evaluation for each course.
  • I agree to adhere to the online course/program integrity guidelines, and that once I have successfully completed the course, I will be able to print my Certificate of Completion and submit to AHU Institute for Ministry Education and Research if required to do so.
  • I agree that upon receipt of my Certificate of Completion that said certificate will not be manipulated, altered, or changed from the original information in any way. Note: Online education activity integrity is a concept used to address the authenticity of the participant’s work.

Conflicts of Interest

There have been no conflicts of interest disclosed by planners, authors, or presenters; nor has there been disclosure of any relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies or their products pertaining to this activity.

Commercial Company Support

This activity is not supported by any commercial companies nor are there any staff commercial affiliations.

Non-Endorsement of Products

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All activity records are kept on file for a minimum of six (6) years.