Bill Would Require Cultural Competency and Implicit Bias Training for Health Care Professionals



Assembly Bill 5516, introduced on June 5, 2023 to the New Jersey General Assembly and referred to the Assembly Health Committee, would require any certified or licensed health care professional, including homemaker-home health aides, who provide in-home health care services, to complete one credit of cultural competency and implicit bias training within one year following the effective date of the bill and biennially thereafter. The Department of Health, in consultation with relevant professional organizations, would develop the cultural competency and implicit bias training curriculum.

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John D. Fanburg, Chair | 973.403.3140 |
Edward Hilzenrath | 973.403.3114 |
Vanessa Coleman | 973.364.5208 |

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