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AAPA: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion CME Series

Posted over 2 years ago by Camille Dyer

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion CME Series

This series is designed to explore opportunities to advance the understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Visit AAPA's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resource Center additional resources.


Bias: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You and Your Patients | 1.0  AAPA Category 1 CME credit
Integrating Race Conversations Into Healthy Patient-Provider Interactions | 1.0  AAPA Category 1 CME credit
Is Mental Health the Forgotten Pandemic? | 1.0  AAPA Category 1 CME credit
The Role of Social Determinants of Health in Clinical Practice and Subsequent Health Outcomes | 1.0  AAPA Category 1 CME credit

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of these activities, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss issues related to equity in healthcare using shared terms and definitions
  • Describe the concept of implicit bias and explain how it can impact the care received by patients
  • Reflect on the concepts presented in the activity and identify areas for further exploration using resources recommended by the instructor
  • Identify ways to talk about race openly with patients, especially patients of color
  • Identify distinct ways they can learn more about patients from BIPOC communities
  • Identify individual choices that will co-create positive change within their sphere of influence to increase patient-provider interactions with BIPOC communities
  • Explore how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the mental health of patients
  • Discuss disparities and barriers surrounding mental health care that were exacerbated by the pandemic
  • Discuss new and creative solutions that can be applied to your everyday practice
  • Define social determinants of health (SDOH)
  • Discuss the effects of SDOH on population health
  • Apply SDOH into clinical practice encounters and medical decision-making Recognize the relationship between SDOH and health outcomes