Implicit Bias

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Release date: 8/23/2023

Expiration date:6/1/2024

Activity Overview
This learning module offers 2.0 hours of continuing education content on implicit bias. Content addresses definitions, historical background, impact in several contexts including healthcare, and strategies to mitigate implicit bias through awareness, acknowledgement, and active resistance.

Target Audience
This activity is designed for an audience of physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners and other healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of the educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize and acknowledge implicit bias using at least three examples.
  • List at least three strategies that can be used to actively resist implicit bias.
  • Explain how implicit bias can affect the interpretation of assessment data, behavior, and response to treatment in a healthcare setting.

Criteria for Success
To obtain a certificate of completion, a score of 80% or better on the post-test is required. Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully completed this program, answered all test questions, completed the post-test and evaluation, and have received a digital copy of your certificate. You must participate in the entire activity to receive credit. If you have questions about this activity, please contact AKH Inc. at [email protected].

CE credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare.

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In support of improving patient care, AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 2.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this continuing education activity for 2.0 contact hours.

Credit being awarded: 2.0 ANCC contact hours

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Physician Associates
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare has been authorized by the American Academy of Physician Associates (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 2.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until 6/1/2026. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

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Nurse Practitioners
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 030803. This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours (which includes 0 hour(s) of pharmacology).

National Accreditations

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AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this activity for 2.0 continuing education credits.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider, or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at

National Accreditations

Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibly for the content of the programs.

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Social Workers
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 2.0 continuing education credits.


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Commercial Support
There is no commercial support for this activity.

Mary Kathleen Ebener PhD, RN

Planners and Reviewers

  • Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, VP, Healthcare Continuing Education and Operations
  • Bernadette Marie Makar, MSN, APRN, BC, NP-C, Nurse Reviewer
  • Dorothy Duffy, PharmD – Pharmacy Reviewer

None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

It is the policy of AKH Inc. to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, scientific rigor, and integrity in all of its continuing education activities. The author must disclose to the participants any significant relationships with ineligible companies whose products or devices may be mentioned in the activity or with the commercial supporter of this continuing education activity. Identified conflicts of interest are mitigated by AKH prior to accreditation of the activity. AKH planners and reviewers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use and Investigational Product
This educational activity may include discussion of uses of agents that are investigational and/or unapproved by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

This course is designed solely to provide the healthcare professional with information to assist in his/her practice and professional development and is not to be considered a diagnostic tool to replace professional advice or treatment. The course serves as a general guide to the healthcare professional, and therefore, cannot be considered as giving legal, nursing, medical, or other professional advice in specific cases. AKH Inc. specifically disclaim responsibility for any adverse consequences resulting directly or indirectly from information in the course, for undetected error, or through participant’s misunderstanding of the content.

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