Stepping In 4 Respect: Train the Trainer Workshop

September 3, 2020 to September 17, 2020


  • Network and partner with other leading institutions in a national collaborative to create an environment of respect and inclusion
  • Intensive, interactive workshops using filmed scenarios and role-playing exercises
  • Reader’s Theatre-script based readings on actual experiences revolving around disrespect in an academic setting
  • Online awareness brief which can be used organization-wide to raise awareness of bias and set expectation to speak up/step in
  • Opportunity to review and revise institutional policies to support an environment of respect and inclusion
  • Opportunity to discuss strategies to address practical limitations of policies
  • Opportunity to analyze relevant reporting and support resources that can support efforts for inclusion
  • Opportunity to explore how messaging can foster an environment of respect and inclusion, set expectations for patients, staff and trainees

Target Audience

Physicians, Nurses, Diversity Officers, Chief Medical and Nursing Officers, Education and Training Leaders, Faculty

Learning Objectives

As a result of their participation in this activity, learners will be able to: 

  • Engage in positive communication and interactions between patients and clinicians/trainees that foster optimum care and mutual decision making
  • Acknowledge and actively address unconscious bias that promotes quality care for patients that is inclusive and respectful
  • Provide inclusive and mutually respectful communication and care to patients and fellow health team members
  • Facilitate the Stepping in 4 Respect curriculum for colleagues, staff and students
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.50 ACPE Contact Hours - Pharmacist
  • 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 7.50 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 7.50 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
Registration opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/03/2020 - 8:45am CDT
Event ends: 
09/17/2020 - 5:00pm CDT

WORKING DRAFT: Wisconsin Train the Trainer Workshop- Leadership

  1. Review institution policies and communications (verbal and nonverbal) at your institution- bring pictures, policies and other observations from your community or via the internet to Day 1 session 1 workshops
  2. Complete the workshop pre-assessment (5 minutes or less)

Day 1: Session 1 

Introduction- group norms, introductions  

Reader’s Theatre
Brief group discussion of observed or experiences in discriminatory behavior from Reader’s Theatre

Setting Expectations, sending a message   
Communicating about the culture that we want
Guided discussion about participants’ observations    

Policy- its Impact on Culture, Respect and inclusivity      

Closing comments, questions                                                                              


Day 1: Session 2:

Address any questions from Session 1
Introduction Overview Powerpoint Presentation      

Pair-Share stories of disrespect, bigotry, discrimination       

Introduce the Framework (Circumplex, BEGIN, positive intent)      

Closing—Positive /success stories                                                                                       

Completion of Post – activity survey on Stepping in Web portal                             


Day 2: Session 3  

Discussion/questions from Session 2 training

Introduction and assignment of small breakout groups and facilitators        

Facilitator Team Practice in small groups—with UVA facilitator feedback 
Debrief /Questions                                                         


Day 2: Session 4:

Questions/discussion from Session 3     

Video on how to use Reader’s Theatre & discussion                                       

Share Second Set of Videos
Participant reactions to videos

Discuss differences in approach to facilitation and implications  

Discussion about the Collaborative and web portal                        

Final debrief and positive stories          

Post activity evaluation                             

UW-Madison Planning Committee

Beth Martin, PhD, RPh
Nancy Raymond, MD
Susan Zahner, DrPH, RN FAAN
Anne Stahr, MS

UVA Trainers

Peggy (Margaret) Plews-Ogan, MD
Greg Townsend, MD 


It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership, that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this CE activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). Detailed disclosures will be made in the activity materials.

*The ACCME, ACPE, and ANCC defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re‐selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. Joint Accreditation does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.

None of the planning committee members or trainers have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Wisconsin provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX requirements. The University of Wisconsin fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please contact

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Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP and UVA CME. The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP 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.



The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of  7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.50 ANCC contact hours. 

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

A maximum of 7.50 hour of knowledge-based CE credit can be earned by successfully completing this live activity. Pharmacists should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. CE credit information, based on verification of live attendance, will be provided to NABP within 60 days after the activity completion.

Universal Activity Number (UAN): 

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for .75 CEUs or 7.5 hours.

Available Credit

  • 7.50 ACPE Contact Hours - Pharmacist
  • 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 7.50 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 7.50 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours


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