senate Bill S1328B

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Requires cultural awareness and competence training for medical professionals

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 02, 2010 reported and committed to codes
Jan 06, 2010 referred to higher education
Apr 29, 2009 reported and committed to codes
Apr 20, 2009 print number 1328b
amend (t) and recommit to higher education
Mar 13, 2009 print number 1328a
amend (t) and recommit to higher education
Jan 28, 2009 referred to higher education

Votes

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Feb 2, 2010 - Higher Education committee Vote

S1328B
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
8
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S1328 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5936B
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6505-d, Ed L; amd §2805-k, Pub Health L

S1328 - Summary

Requires cultural awareness and competence training for medical professionals.

S1328 - Sponsor Memo

S1328 - Bill Text download pdf


          

Co-Sponsors

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S1328A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5936B
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6505-d, Ed L; amd §2805-k, Pub Health L

S1328A - Summary

Requires cultural awareness and competence training for medical professionals.

S1328A - Sponsor Memo

S1328A - Bill Text download pdf


          

Co-Sponsors

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S1328B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5936B
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6505-d, Ed L; amd §2805-k, Pub Health L

S1328B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires cultural awareness and competence training for medical professionals.

S1328B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1328B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 1328--B

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SERRANO,  HASSELL-THOMPSON,  C. JOHNSON, KRUEGER,
  MONSERRATE, ONORATO, PERKINS, SAVINO, STACHOWSKI  --  read  twice  and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Higher  Education  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as  amended  and recommitted to said committee -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law and the public health law, in relation
  to requiring cultural awareness and competence  training  for  medical
  professionals

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 6505-d
to read as follows:
  S 6505-D. COURSE WORK OR TRAINING IN  CULTURAL  AWARENESS  AND  COMPE-
TENCE.  1.  EVERY  PHYSICIAN,  PHYSICIAN  ASSISTANT, DENTIST, REGISTERED
NURSE, LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE, PODIATRIST, OPTOMETRIST AND NURSE PRAC-
TITIONER PRACTICING IN THE STATE WHO PROVIDES DIRECT MEDICAL SERVICES TO
PATIENTS IN THIS STATE SHALL, ON OR  BEFORE  JULY  FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND
ELEVEN AND EVERY REGISTRATION PERIOD THEREAFTER, COMPLETE COURSE WORK OR
TRAINING REGARDING CULTURAL AWARENESS AND COMPETENCE IN THE PROVISION OF
MEDICAL  SERVICES IN ACCORDANCE WITH  REGULATED STANDARDS PROMULGATED BY
THE DEPARTMENT, IN CONSULTATION WITH  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  HEALTH.  SUCH
CULTURAL  AWARENESS AND COMPETENCE COURSE WORK OR TRAINING SHALL REQUIRE
TWO HOURS OF COURSE WORK OR TRAINING  ENCOMPASSING  MINORITY  HEALTHCARE
ISSUES  INCLUDING  ETHNIC, RELIGIOUS, LINGUISTIC, SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND
GENDER IDENTITY HEALTHCARE ISSUES AND THEIR IMPACT ON  MINORITY  HEALTH-
CARE.  IN PROMULGATING REGULATORY STANDARDS PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION THE
DEPARTMENT IS ADVISED TO CONSULT WITH  ORGANIZATIONS  REPRESENTATIVE  OF
PROFESSIONS, INSTITUTIONS AND THOSE WITH EXPERTISE IN CULTURAL AWARENESS
AND COMPETENCE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06476-08-9

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