Additional Resources

The Lupus Initiative® website is pleased to offer the following additional resources to assist providers and their patients:

 

DATA VIGNETTE

Click here for a vignette that puts faces and names to the data from multiple studies that have served to increase understanding of disparities in lupus care. It can be used to augment curricula and for professional development.

 

Resources Toolkit

Click here for the Resources Toolkit, a compilation of resources providers can use for their own edification in lupus and health disparities and materials designed to help improve interactions with patients.

 

The Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals’ (ARHP) Learning Module – Approved for CE Credits

Click here to access the ARHP’s online Advanced Rheumatology Course. It assists health professionals in building competence in the care of persons with rheumatic diseases and includes a module devoted to lupus instruction.

 

CULTURAL COMPETENCE HEALTH PRACTITIONER ASSESSMENT

Click here to access the National Center for Cultural Competence’s validated on-line self-assessment and educational tool. It is intended to enhance the delivery of high quality services to culturally and linguistically diverse individuals and underserved communities and to promote cultural and linguistic competence as essential approaches for practitioners in the elimination of health disparities among racial and ethnic groups.

 

The Role of Perspectives in Lupus Care

Click here to access a four part video series (enhanced with essays, quizzes and a resource listing) examining how shortcuts in the thinking of both patients and physicians may impact the diagnosis and treatment of lupus.
 

CULTURALLY COMPETENT NURSING CARE: A CORNERSTONE OF CARING – APPROVED FOR CE CREDITS

Click here to access The Office of Minority’s Health’s resource that equips nurses and social workers with awareness, knowledge, and skills in culturally and linguistically appropriate services to improve the quality of services and care provided in our nation’s health and health care organizations.
 
 

A PHYSICIAN’S PRACTICAL GUIDE TO CULTURALLY COMPETENT CARE – APPROVED FOR CME/CE CREDITS

Click here to access The Office of Minority’s Health’s resource that equips health care professionals with awareness, knowledge, and skills to better treat the increasingly diverse U.S. population they serve.