Health Disparities – Moving Toward Health Equity

Pittsburgh, PA US
April 6, 2021

The purpose of this educational activity:  To understand the basic concepts of health disparities and the underlying structural causes. Discuss the need for a health equity framework to achieve the goal of reducing health disparities.             

Time

Content

Presenter

1:00-1:20pm

Introduction and review concepts of health disparities and local data

Tracey D. Conti MD

1:20-1:35pm

Review of social determinants of health and their impact upon health

Tracey D. Conti MD

1:35-2:00pm

Review the concept of Health Equity(HE)and how to implement an HE framework in program development

Tracey D. Conti MD

Target Audience

RNs / SW / Health Coaches / Dieticians

Learning Objectives

1.  Summarize local health disparities

2.  Explain the systemic influences on the social determinants of health

3.  Discuss a health equity framework

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
03/24/2021
Course expires: 
05/07/2021
Event starts: 
04/06/2021 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
04/06/2021 - 2:00pm

Time

Content

Presenter

1:00-1:20pm

Introduction and review concepts of health disparities and local data

Tracey D. Conti MD

1:20-1:35pm

Review of social determinants of health and their impact upon health

Tracey D. Conti MD

1:35-2:00pm

Review the concept of Health Equity(HE)and how to implement an HE framework in program development

Tracey D. Conti MD

UPMC Health Plan
600 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States

Tracey D. Conti MD

Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Dr. Conti has been involved in clinical education and administration for the past 20 years. She currently serves as the Executive Vice Chair in the Department of Family Medicine, and is the Program Director for the UPMC MCKeesport Family Medicine Residency and Primary Care Physician lead for the UPMC Health Disparities work group

 

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 Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

CCM CE will be provided:  1 CE and sent from UPMC Health Plan nurse planner

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 continuing education credit(s).

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
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