Exploring East African culture for Healthcare professionals
The session explores East African Culture including geographical locations, politics, social structure and customs. The session focuses health care information that is importance for healthcare providers such as patient/provider relationship, medication, medical records, and home care services, health taboos in the community, herbal medicine, herbal medicine and documentation. There is a seven minute videos tape to be shown to the participants about Khat. Khat is a stimulant used by East African community and it is illegal in the US.
In this session YOU WILL
The training will benefit anyone interested in learning: more about East African community, background of the East African, the basis of their culture, families and the framework of their social structure. It is highly recommended to those who work with East African community and families including social workers, law enforcement officers, attorneys, healthcare professionals, media staff and psychologists.
About the Speaker
Mr. Abdi G. Elmi is the first and only court certified Somali interpreter in Minnesota and the nation. Mr. Elmi is also seminar/diplomat interpreter for the United States Department of States and certified Somali languages tester for ACTFL, language testing contractor for the Department of Defense and federal agencies.
With a Masters Degree in Health and Human Services Administration, and a Degree in Accounting, Elmi has designed and delivered diversity training programs for social and public service employees including judges, social workers, law enforcement agencies, attorneys, nurses, teachers and the general public.
Beside his native Somali language and English, Mr. Elmi is fluent speaker of the Arabic language. Detailed profile can be viewed at www.firstinus.com. Mr. Elmi can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Duration : 2 hours
Credits : 2 CEU
Tolerance of Culture and Religion in the Workplace
Working with Muslim Communities
Exploring East African Culture
Drug Use in the African Community
Exploring East African culture for Educators
Exploring East African culture for Law Enforcement
Exploring East African culture for Healthcare Professionals
1519 Blue Stem Lane, Newport, MN 55055. Tel No. (612) 423 1022