Addressing Health Disparities Course
Addressing Health Disparities Course is organized by American Heart Association (AHA).
Release Date: 10/25/2018
Expiration Date: 10/25/2021
AMA Credit Designation Statement - Physicians
The American Heart Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.50 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
This course has been designated by the American Heart Association for 1.50 credits of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.
AAPA Credit Acceptance Statement – Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.50 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.
ANCC Credit Designation Statement - Nurses
The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 1.50 contact hours
Most of us are aware that health disparities in the United States are disproportionately caused by several factors. Some of these factors include socioeconomic status, race and ethnicity. As we examine communities having increased prevalence and incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD), health disparities are integral to these problematic trends.
This interactive course aims to guide an understanding of holistic community solutions that can increase equity, improve systems of care across the community, develop networks and trust, strengthen communication channels and implement city-wide protocols and practices to improve access to care, coordination of care between primary and specialist and individual knowledge of health.
At the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
• Evaluate the various dimensions of disparities.
• Discuss relevant research, challenges and complexities related to health disparities.
• Reflect on your own beliefs and foundations of practice to gain a broader understanding of health disparities.
• Theorize an approach as a practitioner to integrate tools when planning care for patients.
• Reflect upon the role and importance of cultural competency in providing equitable care.
• Reflect upon and assess the issue of healthcare disparities under the subdivisions of provider, institution and community responsibility.
• Measure improved care in populations accessing the safety net.
• Evaluate the impact of social determinants of health in making health decisions.
• Analyze the applicability of risk assessment tools.
• Value interventions that can improve cardiovascular health of populations accessing the safety net and reduce health disparities.
✔Professional Medical Ethics
Professional Medical Ethics
- CME : 1.5
- MOC : 1.5
- Hours : 1.5
- Contact Hours : 1.5
- Credits : 1.5
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