This course is the third in a three-part series that addresses diversity, equity, and inclusion in healthcare. This course focuses on both the challenges to and benefits of equitable access to healthcare services, as well as the impact of implicit bias on access to and quality of service. In addition, tools for facilitating and implementing effective diversity and inclusion initiatives are discussed.
Part 1: Course 10041, Part 2: 10058
Course created on March 18, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the impact of implicit bias on access to healthcare services.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify how social determinants of health challenges faced by patients/clients can impact access to quality healthcare.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how equitable access to healthcare services can improve chronic disease management.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to apply diversity and inclusion initiatives to increase access to healthcare.
|5-10 Minutes||Impact of Implicit Bias on Access|
|10-15 Minutes||Social Determinants of Health (SDOH)|
|15-25 Minutes||Quality of Care & SDOH|
|25-40 Minutes||Impact of Access on Chronic Disease Management|
|40-45 Minutes||Emotional Intelligence|
|45-50 Minutes||Access to Quality Care: Equality and Equity|
|50-55 Minutes||Using DEI Initiatives & Strategies to Improve and Increase Access to Equitable Healthcare|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Susan Holmes-Walker, PhD, RN the owner and founder of the Sulan Group LLC, is a registered nurse licensed in the states of Michigan and Florida. Dr. Holmes-Walker has experience as an adult pain clinical nurse specialist, case manager, and risk specialist.
Given the current state of the opioid epidemic, Dr. Holmes-Walker’s mission is to share lessons learned from the research literature and clinical practice during her nursing career to provide continuing education to health care professionals. The primary goal of this education is to increase knowledge and understanding of how quality pain assessment leads to improved pain management and can be used as a tool to address the opioid epidemic.
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