Imagine that you are an administrator for a large hospital. You have been asked to develop a diversity awareness training program for employees of the facility. Please follow the instructions below in completion of this multi-part assignment.
Evaluate the culture of a department.
Appraise two theories on organizational culture that relates to healthcare. Provide a complete paragraph for each of the two theories on organization culture that you selected to appraise.
Select the theory that you find most relevant, and justify your decision by reflecting upon how you would foster culture within a department you lead. Provide a reflection paragraph that includes your justification of the most relevant theory, along with your ideas for fostering culture within a department.
Assess how cultural issues affect health, healthcare quality, cost, and HIM.
You will demonstrate cultural competence and self-awareness by investigating two minority, marginalized, or vulnerable populations that have potential issues with healthcare quality, cost and access. Appraise the possible assumptions, biases, and stereotypes that they may encounter, and critique the relationship between these challenges and healthcare quality, cost, and access. Provide a complete paragraph for each of the two minority, marginalized, or vulnerable populations that you selected to investigate.
Additionally, provide a reflective summary paragraph in which you judge your own self-awareness of cultural competence/diversity.
Create programs and policies that support a culture of diversity.
Develop a diversity awareness training program for health professionals. Your training program should articulate the need for diversity awareness and educate the workforce on best practices in healthcare. The program must cover diversity issues related to age, race, sexual orientation, education, work experience, geographic location, and disability. Your diversity awareness training program must include a minimum of ten lesson titles with an overview and purpose for each lesson.