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2015 Regular Session



Health Care Disparities, Cultural and Linguistic Competency, and Health Literacy - Recommended Courses

Sponsored by:

Senator Nathan-Pulliam


Veto sustained (0-46)

Synopsis:Requiring the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities to provide to specified health occupations boards a list of specified recommended courses in cultural and linguistic competency, health disparities, and health literacy; requiring each board to post a course list prominently on the Board's Web site, provide information about the courses to specified health care professionals at the time of license renewal and advertise the availability of specified courses in specified newsletters and media; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Nathan-Pulliam, Kelley, Lee, Manno, Montgomery, Pugh, Raskin, and Rosapepe
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0580
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Health Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Counselors -see also- Social Workers
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Electronic Government
Ethnic Affairs
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Minorities -see also- Women
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Publications -see also- Maryland Register
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Rules and Regulations
Social Workers
Statutes:Article - Health Occupations

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October 24, 2017 4:47 P.M.