Nebraska DHHS: Office of Minority Health
Office of Health Disparities & Health Equity
Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Information
The National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care (The National CLAS Standards) aim to improve health care quality and advance health equity by establishing a framework for organizations to serve the nation's increasing diverse communities. CLAS standards and training opportunites are below. 
The National CLAS Standards are intended to advance health equity, improve quality, and help eliminate health care disparities by establishing a blueprint for health and health care organizations.
CLAS Standards
Online CLAS Training for Individuals.  After completing the training, please complete
thissurvey to receive your certificate of completion.
VIDEO: Becoming Culturally Competent  This is a short video from the training "People are People are People: Increasing your CQ training." If interested in more information about the training, complete the training request form.
The Health Literacy Tool Shed is an online database of health literacy measures. The site contains information about measures, including their psychometric properties, based on a review of the peer-reviewed literature. Users can search by language and context to measure health literacy. To search the database, please visit:
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Office of Health Disparities & Health Equity
PO Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
(402) 471-0152



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