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The 1 CE hour Cultural Competence in Massage course answers the following questions:
What is culture?
What is cultural competence?
What is diversity?
How do cultural competence and diversity relate to massage?
What is cultural bias?
What are some common cultural differences?
How will being cultural diverse help my business?
How do I become culturally competent?
What other resources are available on cultural competency?
This course meets the State of Maryland's 1 CE hour requirement on cultural competency and diversity.
You Will Receive: Cultural Competence in Massage text, by Corrine Mollet Rubida, BS, LMT, guide with instructions, exam of 15 question, course evaluation, certificate of achievement upon completion, and unlimited phone support for any of your questions.
The Center for Massage Therapy Continuing Education, LLC is an Approved Provider through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB); Approved Provider number 409296-00.
Our continuing education courses are also accepted by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP), and most state boards.
For more information on individual state requirements and approvals, please visit our Approvals page and click on your state.
I definitely enjoyed the common cultural differences and learned a few new things even of my own culture. - Sarrut O.
Been using you since 2009, your books are awesome for the hearing impaired. - S. Kafka, LMT
This information is invaluable. - K. Schaedler. LMT
It gave me a better understanding of cultural differences and the need to be diverse. - Johnny May, LMT
It met my state requirement and was fun and easy to complete! - Jana Morehouse
What is cultural competence?
A. A system or set of moral rules, principles or ideas that govern an individual’s behavior
B. An ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures and social backgrounds, in a manner that supports the value and preserves the dignity of individuals, families, and their communities
C. The characteristics of a particular group of people or society; defined by everything from beliefs, language, religion, customs, cuisine, social habits, music, and arts
D. The state of having people who are different races or who have different cultures in a society, group, or organization
All of the following are true about cultural bias EXCEPT:
A. We all carry cultural bias
B. There is no way to avoid cultural bias
C. Cultural biases are always factual
D. Cultural biases can be positive or negative
All of the following are fundamental cross-cultural skills EXCEPT:
A. Acceptance for ambiguities in language, style, and behavior
B. Self-awareness to have the ability to recognize your own responses and know what you bring to your practice
C. Impatience for others who are different or unsure how to communicate
D. Professional communication skills to accommodate all cultures