Cardea Training Center

Journey to Health

This is an all levels course offering CPH, CME, CNE, and CPE — Free
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This eLearning activity covers information to support new and current clinicians and staff who serve American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) people in understanding and elevating healthcare within indigenous communities. Topics include cultural humility, decolonizing patient care, trauma informed care, resilience, wellness support, and professional practice.

Through this eLearning course, you will be able to discuss the historical context and policies that laid the groundwork that affected AI/AN health outcomes, describe past and present-day federal health policies and services provided by the federal government, and take steps to apply a cultural humility approach that demonstrates how to engage with another culture and support resiliency in care. 

This activity was originally released on August 31, 2023 and is available for continuing education credit until August 30, 2025.    

This learning opportunity topic is aligned with one or more of the strategic skills.  

This learning opportunity addresses training topics identified in PHWINS 2017. 


What You'll Learn

After completing this eLearning course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the historical context and policies that laid the groundwork that  affected AI/AN health outcomes. 
  • Describe past and present-day federal health policies and services provided by the federal government. 
  • Discuss the importance of cultural humility when serving AI/AN people. 
  • Describe ways to engage with the AI/AN community.  

Competency Terms

Policy, Program, & Service Development
Cultural Competency Skills
Cultural Influence on Policies, Programs, & Services

Related Occupations

Community Health Worker
Health Educator
Physician Assistant
Public health - multiple occupations will benefit
Registered Nurse - Community Health Nurse
Social Worker

Related Job Tasks

Assess and monitor population health status, factors that influence health, and community needs and assets
Strengthen, support, and mobilize communities and partnerships to improve health
Assure an effective system that enables equitable access to the individual services and care needed to be healthy