Providing Healthcare to Culturally and Ethnically Diverse Populations/Bfast-Mar 2019
8:30-9:30 am | Networking breakfast
10:00-12:30 pm|Training: Providing Healthcare to Culturally and Ethnically Diverse Population **
Trainers: Glenn Ellis, MPH,CHCE; Health equity and ethics in medicine and healthcare writer and educator; Andres Echeveri, ASCI Translation
Objectives: At the conclusion of this lecture, participants should be able to:
Explain common beliefs, customs, practices and behaviors that exists within ethnic communities
Establish linkage between social determinants and health outcomes
Improve awareness of the need for cultural sensitivity, including language competence
Provide recommendations for patient-centered approach to improve compliance and outcomes among patients
Best practices and things to consider when interacting with: Non-English proficiency, limited English proficiency, deaf or hard of hearing individuals and how to access Language Access Services
**This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category1 CME Credit™
Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Mercy Health System and AmeriHealth Caritas DC. Mercy Health System is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement: Mercy Health System designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. This program is eligible for 1.5 credit in Category 2A of the American Osteopathic Association. Physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Faculty Disclosure: Glenn Ellis, MPH, CPCE and Andres Echeveri, ASCI Translation have no financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity
Course Director/Planner Disclosure: Carl Chapman has no financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity.
Planner Disclosure: Marni Baron, Carrie Kohns and Rob Day have no financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity.
Administrative Staff Disclosure: Jean Yodis Miller, MS, CHCP, has no financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity.
This program is jointly sponsored by Mercy Health System.
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