Implicit Bias Training CE - 2 hours
About the course
This 2-hour course meets the requirements for Implicit Bias Training for all professions licensed or registered under the Michigan Public Health Code.
According to the LARA training standards R 338.7004, this course meets requirements for all professions licensed or registered under the Michigan Public Health Code (including pre-licensure). This blended course has a pre-test and post-test, on-demand course content, a LIVE, interactive, instructor-led webinar (10-min webinar), and meets the Michigan requirements in the Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Public Health Code Rules.
Recent review of this course, "very informative course" - Ann, March 2023
How does this course work?
1. Enroll in a course with the credit hours you need for your license renewal.
2. Once enrolled in the course you will be able to view course content, including pre-test and all upcoming webinar links (pre-register for a webinar that fits your schedule).
3. Upon completion of the webinar, you will be able to take the final test inside the course and after passing, a certificate will be generated.
How does this course meet criteria for Michigan?
Renew Now CE is nationally accredited as a provider through the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC) Provider P0557 and is an approved provider by both the Michigan Board of Nursing and Pharmacy, ID 50-18921. According to the training standards R 338.7004, training obtained by a nationally-recognized or state-recognized health-related organization, meets criteria, additionally, an educational program that has been approved by any board, meets criteria.
Each of our courses is designed to meet the requirements of both the ANCC and R 338.7004, the courses include a pre-test and post-test, a LIVE (10-min webinar), interactive instruction, and meet the Michigan requirements in the Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Public Health Code Rules 338.7004. The written portion, test questions and webinar time all factor into awarding of continuing education credits.
This implicit bias training course is free from commercial support. Course Author & Planning Committee Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Joanna Nolte, APRN, MSN, and Tamarah Jungklaus, APRN, MSN, have no conflict of interest or disclosures.
Professions eligible to take this Michigan mandatory Implicit Bias training:
Marriage & Family Therapy
Nursing Home Administrators
Osteopathic Medicine & Surgery
Pharmacy (Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, etc.)
Podiatric Medicine & Surgery
Pre-licensure students can take this course as it meets the LARA requirements.
This course completion will be electronically reported to CE Broker. We report course completions for nursing and pharmacy only to CE Broker. We do not report to NABP CPE monitor.
- We use GoToWebinar. The link to the webinar(s) is/are in the course and available once you've registered.
- You can join our session by using a Mac, PC or a mobile device.
- You'll need to enter your name and email, so be sure to sign in early or pre-register and join our next session.
Where are the upcoming webinars inside the class?
The upcoming webinar links are available once you're enrolled, on the first page of the class. Here is what it looks like once inside the course:
How many hours of implicit bias training are required in Michigan?
New Applicants for licensure or registration are required to have completed 2 hours of implicit bias training within the 5 years immediately preceding issuance of the license or registration.
Renewing licensees are required to complete 1 hour of implicit bias training for each year of their license or registration cycle. However, for initial renewal after June 1, 2021, licensees will only need to have 1 hour for each year since the rule’s promulgation date of June 1, 2021.
For example, if you are scheduled to renew your license in August of 2022, you would only be required to have 1 hour of training, even if the length of your license was 3 years. Remember: The rule also specifically states that this training is in addition to any continuing education requirements required for renewal.
Subsequent renewals will require 1 hour of implicit bias training for each year of the license or registration cycle.
Do you have to report your implicit bias certificate to the state?
The learner does not need to report their certificate of completion for implicit bias to the state of Michigan. During application or renewal, an applicant, licensee, or registrant will attest to compliance with the new rule and completion of a LARA compliant implicit bias training. The department may select and audit a sample of licensees or registrants and request documentation of proof of compliance with the rule.
LARA requires online Michigan implicit bias courses include one of the following:
(i) A teleconference or webinar that allows live synchronous interaction that provides for the opportunity for participants to interact with the instructor and other participants.
(ii) A live presentation that provides for the opportunity for participants to interact with the instructor and other participants.
(iii) An asynchronous teleconference or webinar.
What are the LARA Michigan requirements for Implicit Bias training?
Make sure your course meets the requirements for implicit bias training in Michigan. Courses must meet the Michigan requirements in the Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Public Health Code Rules: R 338.7004.
Link to R 338.7004 Implicit bias training standards.
Learning Objectives for this course:
1. Upon completion of this activity the learner will correctly identify the definition of implicit bias.
2. Learner will acknowledge that implicit bias impacts perception and performance in delivery of care.
3. Learner will have working knowledge of current research on implicit bias.
4. Learner will correctly identify strategies to promote equity in the provision of healthcare services.
This course includes
- Money back guarantee
- Certificate of completion
- Mobile ready
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