Tarina is a Physiotherapist and the Education Director at Physiopedia Plus
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To deliver impartial and equitable access to healthcare, we need to be wary of negative evaluations of people from a specific group or someone with particular characteristics. Implicit biases are those attitudes and beliefs we have about specific people or groups of people at an unconscious level. In this course, you will learn more about implicit bias and how it leads to disparities in healthcare access and delivery. You will also learn ways to identify these biases in your own life and review strategies to address the negative impact of implicit biases.
This course aims to introduce you to implicit bias in healthcare, how it influences patient care and what you, as a healthcare practitioner, can do about it.
This course is made up of videos, reading, discussions and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Reading activity
This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.