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Table 2 Total Costs to Develop and Deliver the Culturally Tailored Communication Training Program

From: Costs and effectiveness of a culturally tailored communication training program to increase cultural competence among multi-disciplinary care management teams

Type of Cost

Resource Unit

Unit Cost ($)a

Total Cost ($)

Program Development (One-Time Costs)

 Time for planning meetings

5 h

$55.65 (lead)

$19.65 (HR consultant)

$12 (intern)

$566.58

 Time to modify existing presentation

2 h

$55.65 (lead)

$144.47

 Fee to print training materials

36 handouts

$1.25 per handout

$45

 Time for facilitator training

4 h

$55.65 (lead)

$288.93

 Total

  

$1044.98

Program Delivery (Fixed and Variable Costs)

 Time to complete web-based module

28 min

$56.09 (pharmacist)

$33.92 (nurse)

$19.90 (support staff)

$813.72

 Time to setup

30 min

$55.65 (lead)

$19.65 (HR consultant)

$12 (intern)

$56.66

 Time to facilitate training

1.5 h

$55.65 (lead)

$108.36

 Time to travel to trainingb (average time from medical offices to regional office)

30 min

$56.09 (pharmacist)

$33.92 (nurse)

$781.43

 Time to attend training

1.5 h

$56.09 (pharmacist)

$33.92 (nurse)

$19.90 (support staff)

$2615.54

 Miles from worksite to training siteb (average distance from medical offices to regional office)

25 miles

$0.58/mile (off-site attendees)

$333.50

 Total

  

$4709.21

  1. aFringe benefits of 29.8%, from the Bureau of Labor, were included in all wage calculations
  2. bSome nurses and all support staff were located at the regional office