College of Staten Island
 The City University of New York
Advanced Certificate in Cultural Competence
Rochelle Heath
Cultural competence is important because caring for patients from different cultures and, incorporating their beliefs and values with our healthcare system, maximizes the healing process of the whole being and not solely their illness.
---Rochelle Heath, RN

Who Should Enroll?

If you are dedicated to expanding your professional development and being on the cutting edge of healthcare, this program will benefit you whether you work in a practice or an academic setting.

Who Should Enroll?

  • Students currently enrolled in masters or doctoral programs
  • Nurses with baccalaureate, masters, or doctoral degrees working in practice or academic settings
  • Health care professionals with masters or doctoral degrees working in practice or academic settings

Why Enroll?

  • Advance and revitalize your career
  • Increase your earning potential, marketability, and promotional opportunities
  • Meet the health care and educational demands of an increasingly diverse population
  • Accrediting agencies and professional associations mandate cultural competence in clinical practice