Diversity and Inclusion in Healthcare Certificate

Nursing faculty, staff and all students (including pre-nursing) can earn a certificate.

Start logging events at elearning.nursing.osu.edu.

What are the benefits?
  • Honored at the College of Nursing's Annual Diversity Recognition Ceremony
  • Earn a Diversity in Healthcare Certificate
  • Receive a diversity lapel pin to distinguish your accomplishments
  • Receive an E-badge for professional networking sites
What events and activities qualify for the certificate?

Diversity Learning Opportunity:

Outreach and Engagement Opportunity:

  • NSPIRE clinics (links)
  • Ask a Buckeye Nurse Screenings (links)
  • Million Hearts Screenings (links)
  • Volunteering in the community
What are the requirements for each level?

Ally (total of six events)

  • Two Diversity and Learning Opportunities
  • Two Outreach and Engagement Opportunities
  • Two Other Opportunities (Your choice!)

Advocate (total of 12 events)

  • Complete Ally-level certificate
  • Two Diversity and Learning Opportunities
  • Two Outreach and Engagement Opportunities
  • Two Other Opportunities (Your choice!)

Champion (total of 18 events)

  • Complete Ally-level certificate
  • Complete Advocate-level certificate
  • Two Diversity and Learning Opportunities
  • Two Outreach and Engagement Opportunities
  • Two Other Opportunities (Your choice!)
  • Capstone Project: The final requirement for the Champion-level participant is to coordinate a diversity opportunity (either a learning or engagement opportunity). Examples include: Organizing a health screening, bringing a speaker to the college, writing an article/blog about diversity and more.
Upcoming Diversity Opportunities

Several Events available at the Multicultural Center

 

Online Diversity Learning Opportunities

To assist our faculty, staff and students in achieving this certificate, we have compiled a number of on-line learning opportunities! Click above to access this resource.

College of Nursing events which meet the certificate's requirements will be marked with the following seals:

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Examples of events that would count are:

  1. Volunteering in an underserved community (outreach)
  2. Working with charities or faith based organizations in underserved communities (outreach)
  3. Going to diversity related lectures, movies, or performances or being a member of a diversity related student organization inside or outside of the College of Nursing (learning)
  4. Attending diversity-related trainings (ex: Open Doors Anti-Bias or Safe Zone or Ally training; learning)
  5. NSPIRE events, community clinics or their annual 5K
  6. Student ambassador recruitment events
  7. If you think it counts…email us to let us know and we’ll tell you!

Things to consider: If you are asking for special approval for the event, then please submit documentation/website link to con-inclusion@osu.edu for review.

  1. Diversity Learning Opportunities:
    • Does the opportunity focus on a diverse group as defined by the College of Nursing's definition for diversity?
    • Does the topic directly address health disparities, health equities or can the topic be related to improving healthcare/well-being for members of diverse populations?
    • Will this opportunity provide you with enough information to describe three takeaways points (This will be asked in the event logging questionnaire/quiz)
    • For online opportunities and articles: 60 minutes of video = one event; two articles = one event
    • If requested, could you provide proof of attendance/more information/documentation about the opportunity?
  2. Outreach and Engagement Opportunities:
    • Did you have direct interaction/communication (physical, virtual, phone conversation, etc.) with a diverse group as defined by the College of Nursing's definition for diversity?
    • Can your engagement directly impact obtaining health equities or can it directly impact improving healthcare/well-being for members of diverse populations?
    • Will this opportunity provide you with enough information to describe three takeaway points (This will be asked in the event logging questionnaire/quiz)
    • If requested, could you provide proof of attendance/more information/documentation about the opportunity?
 

Where else can I find events?