This presentation is designed to provide you with the essential tools you need to provide cross-cultural communication to optimize the counseling encounter. Do you lack the essential cultural skills to counsel diverse populations? Unsure how to elicit your clients’ health beliefs and practices when you have limited time? You will be able to perform a thorough cultural assessment and provide a targeted cultural intervention to any cultural and ethnic group.

You will be able to:

  • Define cultural competency: Common assumptions in healthcare and how to address them
  • Describe 3 steps to achieve cultural competency
  • Select the precise communication tool to provide optimal care for clients from every culture
  • Use these 3 key questions that will provide more information than a food diary


Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs) will receive 1.0 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for completion of this program.

Certified Diabetes Educators

The Commission on Dietetic Registration is an approved provider of the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educator. Certified Diabetes Educators can use this continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for renewal of certification.

Learning Codes: 1040, 1060, 5190, 6020

Levels 1 & 2

Statement of Credit: Your statement of credit will be issued upon completion of the program

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