• Proposed, but does not have, mandatory cultural competency traning

Mandatory Cultural Competency Training Legislation Timeline

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March 12, 2019
SB 88 Referred to Committee
Senate Bill No. 88 would have required health care professionals (dentists, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, optometrists, pharmacists, physicians, podiatrists, psychologists, independent social workers, social workers, and social work assistants) to complete instruction or continuing education in cultural competency to be eligible for or to renew a license, certificate, or registration issued by a state licensing board.

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