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WHATResource materials to educate health care professionals, researchers, and policy analysts on multicultural issues associated with aging and health.
WHYTo promote cultural sensitivity and cultural competence to improve the quality of health care ethnic minority older adults.
WHEREStanford Geriatric Education Center.
Stanford University School of Medicine.
Stanford, CA, USA.
In partnership with San Jose State University, Community Health Partnership, and Santa Clara County Mental Health Department.

Program Description

The "Stanford Geriatric Education Center Ethnogeriatric" Program covers multicultural senior sensitivity in the areas of:

-Health literacy
-Dementia care
-Family caregiving
-Chronic disease self management
-Emergency preparedness

The "Stanford Geriatric Education Center Ethnogeriatric" Program provides detailed free resources and educational material including webinars on health and aging within the following cultures:

-African American
-American Indian / Alaska Native American
-Hispanic / Latino American
-Asian, Pacific Islanders American
-Asian Indian
-Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander
-Southeast Asian

The "Stanford Geriatric Education Center Ethnogeriatric" Program offers a mini-fellowship in Ethnogeriatrics which includes 60 hours of intensive supervised training and 80 hours of self-study on topics related to health care of elders from different ethnic backgrounds for faculty, educators, researchers, and clinicians/providers with teaching functions in health care, social services, and pastoral professions.

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