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§ 20-902. Inclusion of health care disparities courses or seminars in education

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--General

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health--General
Title 20. Miscellaneous Health Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 9. Health Care Services Disparities Prevention (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Health - General, § 20-902
§ 20-902. Inclusion of health care disparities courses or seminars in education
In general
(a) An institution of higher education in the State that includes in the curriculum courses necessary for the licensing of health care professionals in the State may include in the curriculum courses or offer special seminars that address the identification and elimination of health care services disparities of minority populations as reported in the findings of:
(1) The Institute of Medicine's report “Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care”; and
(2) The Surgeon General's “Healthy People 2020” report.
Content of courses or seminars
(b) The courses or special seminars described under subsection (a) of this section shall address, with cultural competence, sensitivity, and health literacy the issue of health care services disparities of minority populations identified by:
(1) Race;
(2) Ethnicity;
(3) Poverty; and
(4) Gender.

Credits

Added by Acts 2003, c. 453, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2003.
MD Code, Health - General, § 20-902, MD HEALTH GEN § 20-902
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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