Defeating Unconscious Bias: 5 Strategies


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Defeating Unconscious Bias is designed to address the hidden biases that can affect hiring, promoting and team building and that challenge your ability to create an inclusive workplace.

The course uses three realistic vignettes to illustrate the impact of unconscious bias in the workplace and teaches 5 practical, ready-to- implement tools people can use to identify and counter their own unconscious biases.


Target Audience

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, and Nurse Practitioners

Learning Objectives

  • Identify how to spot potential biases
  • Explain how to use the power of logic to weaken the foundation of your unconscious bias
  • Practice how to stop your cycle of bias and act in ways that counter your bias
Additional information
Jefferson Content Development By: 
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH)
Content Areas: 
Performance or Quality Improvement
Course Format: 
Online Activity
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Online Course 


Thomas Jefferson University endorses the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support: Standards to Ensure Independence in CME Activities and the policies that supplement the Standards.

This program was approved under the ACCME Expedited Accredited Activities Related to Diversity, Disparities, Interpersonal and Systemic Racism rules. No members of the planning committee is an employee or owner of a pharmaceutical company or device manufacturer.

This activity does not contain information of commercial products/devices that are unlabeled for use or investigational uses of products not yet approved.













































In support of improving patient care, Thomas Jefferson University is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians: This educational activity is designated for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals: This certificate indicates participation in this educational activity, which is designated for 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.50 Attendance


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