Module 2: U.S. Health Disparities Data

 

This module will identify the well-documented U.S. groups most disproportionately impacted by health disparities as well as the fiscal and scholarly practices that maintain such inequities. Attendees will learn to:

Target Audience

This continuing medical education activity was developed for healthcare professionals committed to improving quality and reducing health disparities.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
 
  • Identify the well-documented U.S. groups most disproportionately impacted by health disparities;
  • Acknowledge the historically under-researched U.S. populations that include LGBTQ, Native American, immigrant, and disability communities; and
  • Describe the funding, policies, and priorities that maintain gaps in knowledge, practice, and research translation to eliminate health disparities.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Completion
Course opens: 
03/11/2021
Course expires: 
03/09/2023
Parent activity set: 
Physicians
 
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Other Healthcare Professionals
 
A record of attendance (certificate) will be provided to all other healthcare professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.
 
Many societies and credentialing bodies accept the AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ as an equivalent as long as the topic is relevant to the applicant’s field or discipline.
 
If participants have doubts whether an activity will qualify for CE, they should contact their state licensing board prior to ensure they accept reciprocity with AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for re-licensure registering for the course.
 
Nurse Practitioners and Registered Nurses
 
The American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education).
 
For the purposes of relicensure most State Boards of Nursing accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for attendance at structured learning activities offered by organizations accredited by the ACCME.
 
Physician Assistants
 
The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) 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 hour of Category 1 credit for completing this program. 
 
Please check with your medical society/credentialing agency/governing body to confirm CE eligibility.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Completion
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