Telehealth & Health Equity: Considerations for Addressing Health Disparities during the COVID-19 Pandemic
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This COCA Call will be held on Friday, March 27, 2020
During this COCA Call, presenters will discuss the intersection of telehealth and health equity and implications for health services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Presenters will identify long-standing systemic health and social inequities that contribute to COVID-19 health disparities, while highlighting opportunities and limitations of telehealth implementation as an actionable solution.
Leandris Liburd, PhD, MPH, MA
COVID-19 Chief Health Equity Officer
Director, Office of Minority Health and Health Equity
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Kendra B. McDow, MD, MPH, FAAP
Epidemiologist, Health Systems and Worker Safety Task Force
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Kemi Alli, MD
Chief Executive Officer
Henry J. Austin Health Center
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Tuesday, September 15, 2020,
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Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET
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At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to accomplish the following—
- Discuss CDC’s COVID-19 health equity strategy and implications for health services.
- Describe how telehealth can bridge health equity gaps and expand access to care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Discuss telehealth utilization and implementation experiences for under-resourced communities.
COCA Call Objectives
- Cite background information on the topic covered during the presentation.
- Discuss CDC’s role in the topic covered during the presentation.
- Describe the topic’s implications for clinicians.
- Discuss concerns and/or issues related to preparedness for and/or response to urgent public health threats.
- Promote health improvement, wellness, and disease prevention in cooperation with patients, communities, at-risk populations, and other members of an interprofessional team of health care providers.
- CDC COVID-19 Response Health Equity Strategypdf icon
- CDC COVID-19 Health Equity Webpage
- CDC Telehealth Guidance
- CDC Blog: Tackling eHealth Literacy
- CDC Health Literacy: Evidence Reviews & Research Summaries
- HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Telehealth Programsexternal icon
- National Association of the Deaf: external iconCOVID-19: Video-Based Telehealth Accessibility for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Patientsexternal icon
- Lifeline Program: https://www.fcc.gov/general/lifeline-program-low-income-consumersexternal icon
- Telehealth and Persons with Disabilities: What Psychologists Should Know (American Psychological Association): https://www.apa.org/pi/disability/resources/publications/newsletter/2013/05/telehealth-psychologistsexternal icon
To receive continuing education (CE) for WC2922-091520 – Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) Calls/Webinars – Telehealth & Health Equity: Considerations for Addressing Health Disparities during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Tuesday, September 15, 2020, please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps by Monday, October 19, 2020.
To receive continuing education (CE) for WD2922-091520 – Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) Calls/Webinars – Telehealth & Health Equity: Considerations for Addressing Health Disparities during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Tuesday, September 15, 2020, (Web on Demand), please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps by Thursday, October 20, 2022.
CME: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This activity provides 1.0 contact hour.
CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEU’s for this program.
CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to total 1 Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. CDC provider number 98614.
CPE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
This program is a designated event for pharmacists to receive) 0.1 CEUs in pharmacy education. The Universal Activity Number is JA4008229-0000-20-053-L04-P and enduring JA4008229-0000-20-054-H04-P course category.
This activity has been designated as Knowledge-Based.
Once credit is claimed, an unofficial statement of credit is immediately available on TCEOnline. Official credit will be uploaded within 60 days on the NABP/CPE Monitor.
For Certified Public Health Professionals (CPH)
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