COE: Inequity in Substance Use Disorder

June 15, 2022

It will provide background to the COE team in regards to how racism and implicit bias have an impact on Substance Use Treatment and what strategies they can use to address this inequity.

Agenda: 

  1. Welcome/ Introduction/ Objectives
  2. Definitions and Foundational Principles
    1. Covert Racism
    2. Explicit Racism
    3. Implicit Bias
    4. Implicit Bias Affects Client Health Outcomes
  3. Racial Disparities in Substance Use Disorder Treatment
    1. Racial Disparities
    2. Racial Disparities in OUD Treatment for Women
    3. Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD)
    4. Access and the Role of Providers
    5. Racial Disparities and Medications for OUD
    6. Impact of Racial Disparities in SUD Treatment
    7. Structural Disparities and Institutional Racism
    8. Waivered Buprenorphine Prescribers
  4. Strategies and Next Steps to Address Racial Disparities in SUD Treatment
    1. Strategies and Next Steps
    2. Trauma-Informed Care and Collaboration with Peer Support
    3. Impacts of Trauma-Informed Care
    4. Decrease Stigma Related to Recovery and Medications
    5. Self-Assess MOUD Prescribing Practices and Treatment
    6. Support Providers of Color and Equitable Hiring Practices
    7. Create a Safe Environment and Accept People’s Experiences
  5. Discussion/ Questions
  6. Please consider any questions you have and be ready to share them with us during the discussion portion. You will be prompted to unmute yourself at that time. Until then please use the chat and mute yourself if not speaking

 

Target Audience

Nurse

Physician

Social Worker

Learning Objectives

  • Examine the impact of racism and stigma on healthcare 
  • Locate resources for culturally sensitive care 
  • Implement strategies that can address racism within the COE setting
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.25 ASWB
  • 1.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
06/15/2022
Course expires: 
09/30/2022
Event starts: 
06/15/2022 - 12:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
06/15/2022 - 1:30pm EDT

It will provide background to the COE team in regards to how racism and implicit bias have an impact on Substance Use Treatment and what strategies they can use to address this inequity.

Agenda: 

  1. Welcome/ Introduction/ Objectives
  2. Definitions and Foundational Principles
    1. Covert Racism
    2. Explicit Racism
    3. Implicit Bias
    4. Implicit Bias Affects Client Health Outcomes
  3. Racial Disparities in Substance Use Disorder Treatment
    1. Racial Disparities
    2. Racial Disparities in OUD Treatment for Women
    3. Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD)
    4. Access and the Role of Providers
    5. Racial Disparities and Medications for OUD
    6. Impact of Racial Disparities in SUD Treatment
    7. Structural Disparities and Institutional Racism
    8. Waivered Buprenorphine Prescribers
  4. Strategies and Next Steps to Address Racial Disparities in SUD Treatment
    1. Strategies and Next Steps
    2. Trauma-Informed Care and Collaboration with Peer Support
    3. Impacts of Trauma-Informed Care
    4. Decrease Stigma Related to Recovery and Medications
    5. Self-Assess MOUD Prescribing Practices and Treatment
    6. Support Providers of Color and Equitable Hiring Practices
    7. Create a Safe Environment and Accept People’s Experiences
  5. Discussion/ Questions
  6. Please consider any questions you have and be ready to share them with us during the discussion portion. You will be prompted to unmute yourself at that time. Until then please use the chat and mute yourself if not speaking
Zoom Meeting
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Latonya Latamore, PhD, MS

Alexis Waksmunski, MPIA

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and The Jewish Healthcare Foundation. The University of Pittsburgh 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.
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.25 continuing education credits.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.25 contact hours.

Social Work (ASWB)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Social Work Education activity is 1.25 contact hours.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.25 ASWB
  • 1.25 Attendance
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