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Implicit Bias

The purpose of this educational activity is to enable the learner to identify how to identify implicit bias.


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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify four (4) groups that experience implicit bias in healthcare.
  2. Identify three (3) ways implicit bias negatively impacts individuals receiving healthcare.
  3. Select three (3) strategies to mitigate implicit bias in healthcare.

Learning Outcome

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to demonstrate knowledge about implicit bias by passing a quiz with 85% or greater accuracy.


Don Gordon, BS, MDiv, Dmin

Don is the founder and CEO of Christians Caring for Creation, Inc. and currently serves as Adjunct Professor of Religion at Lenoir-Rhyne University. Prior to that he served for 35 years in pastoral ministry in Virginia and North Carolina. He earned a Doctorate of Ministry degree from Columbia Theological Seminary (PCUSA), a M.Div. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a B.S. degree in Mathematics from Campbell University, where he was a four-year lettermen and captain of the men‘s tennis team. He did further graduate studies in Mathematics at N.C. State University. Don has authored several books in the fields of church history, spiritual formation, and children’s religious education. Since 2018 he has authored several curricula related to spiritual care, leadership, and ethics for the Healthcare Academy. He has recently served on the Board of Trustees for Campbell University in North Carolina and the Board of Directors for The Baptist Center for Ethics in Nashville, Tennessee. Don has spent many hours offering spiritual care in hospitals, hospice care facilities, nursing homes and assisted living facilities with many people he knew well or not at all, including his mother who lived for five years in such an environment.

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Implicit Bias


This educational activity addresses implicit bias and its impact on the healthcare industry as well as individuals. Mitigation strategies for both healthcare professionals and corporate healthcare systems are explored.

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