Promoting a Culture of Respecting People: Recognizing Unconscious Bias

Activity Release: 01/01/2023 Activity Expiration: 12/31/2025


The purpose of this continuing medical education activity is to raise providers’ level of awareness regarding their unconscious biases and the potential impact of those biases on interactions with patients, families, and health care team members and patient outcomes. In addition, this continuing medical education activity will suggest strategies providers may use for identifying and mitigating unconscious bias.

FACULTY:Celina Makowski, DHA, MBA, CHCP and Javeshia Melton, BS

REVIEWER: Patricia D. Moore, PhD, RN


At the conclusion of this CME activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe how unconscious bias effects the delivery of health care.
  2. Explain how unconscious bias may affect disparities in health care screenings and treatments.
  3. Describe examples of unconscious bias directed towards providers from patients and families.
  4. Discuss potential strategies that may be used to address unconscious bias.


* Commercial Support: None * Faculty & Content Reviewer finanical interest: None * CME Committee of Flagler Hospital: No relevant financial interest * Investigational products/products not labeled for use: None


The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only. In no event will Flagler Hospital, Inc. be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME/CE activity.


Adobe reader to access power point slides and internet browser (Chrome, Microsoft Edge, etc.) to access and complete the post-test and evaluation.


1. Review presentation power point Adobe pdf slides and complete independent study suggestions.

2. After reviewing presentation slides, pass the continuing medical education post-test and evaluation with a grade of 80% or higher.

3. Credits earned will be reported to CE Broker once post-test and CME evaluation has been processed by CME Office.


Flagler Hospital is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Flagler Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of one1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Flagler Hospital is accredited for Florida Board of Nursing 50-664 for continuing education units.