Educating for Equity

Educating for Equity: Social and cultural domains of comprehensive diabetes care with Indigenous patients



After completing this course, you will be equipped to:

  • Appropriately support Indigenous patients in key social and cultural domains that contribute to diabetes outcomes, in the provision of comprehensive diabetes care
  • Build effective therapeutic relationships with Indigenous patients that incorporates culturally attuned approaches and addresses discord arising from colonization-driven healthcare inequities



  • This course has received no commercial sponsorship support.
  • This course was co-developed by … and … and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance.
  • Faculty disclosure

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Course materials are for individual use only and not to be distributed.

It is not recommended to access the online modules on smartphones at this point as your learning experience might be compromised.


  • When you go through the module the first time, you will notice the “MARK COMPLETE” button in the pages. Make sure clicking on it when you reach the bottom of a topic. Please note it won’t allow you to move to the next module before you complete all the topics in a module. After you complete the whole module, the “MARK COMPLETE” will not be there anymore when you revisit the content.


  • To make notes for your own use, click on ‘TAKE NOTES’ at the upper right corner of your screen to open the notes field. All the course notes you have made can be found in a full list in the page of ‘My Courses’.


  • For the convenience of self-paced learning, you may exit from the middle of the modules and come back later. When you log in ECME portal again, you will be landed on the page ‘My Courses’. Click on ‘CONTINUE RECENT ACTIVITY’, and you will be redirected to where you left last time.