Conversations About Race in the Emergency Department
This is a 2-hour program intended for ED physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and anyone else working in the ED. Content will include data on racial disparities in healthcare in general as well as in the ED specifically. Attendees will learn how to disrupt systemic racism in healthcare, improve the patient experience, and build a more inclusive work environment.
All Emergency Department personnel are invited - doctors, nurses, pharmacists, ancillary personnel, etc.
1. Identify racism and patterns of racism in the care of patients in the ED.
2. List at least 3 actions that can be taken to disrupt witnessed bias or discrimination.
3. Explain how recognizing and disrupting racism in the ED results in improved patient experiences.
4. Explain how open communication regarding racism in the ED results in a more inclusive work environment.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 2 contact hours.
- 2.00 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.
- 2.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 2.00 Attendance