Combatting Racial Inequities in Infant Mortality: A Personal and Professional Journey - Jasmine Zapata, MD, MPH
In this dynamic and interactive discussion, Dr. Zapata will share her personal journey as a mother of a critically ill premature infant, review current black infant mortality rates in WI, discuss root causes of inequities in maternal child health outcomes including race-based stress, and explore innovative areas of research and community-based initiatives aimed at reducing these inequities. Attendees will also have the opportunity to engage in authentic conversation with the presenter and fellow discussion participants as they reflect internally on what specific actions they can take to help combat this public health and racial justice crisis.
As a result of this educational session, learners will be able to:
- Identify the leading cause of black infant mortality in Dane County.
- Outline the major health problems impacting infants born prematurely.
- Describe root causes to Dane County’s current racial inequities in infant mortality from a life course perspective.
- Describe initiatives to improve black maternal child health outcomes.
It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this CE activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests* in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during the educational activity. For this educational activity all conflicts of interests have been resolved and detailed disclosures are listed below:
Jessica Carlucci-Jenkins, BA: No relevant relationships to disclose in regard to this activity.
Kimberly Sprecker, PhD: No relevant relationships to disclose in regard to this activity.
* The ACCME defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use: The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP advises the participant that this continuing medical education activity may contain reference(s) to unlabeled or unapproved uses of drugs or devices
|In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP 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.|
Credit Designation Statements
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
A maximum of 1.0 hour of knowledge-based CE credit can be earned by successfully completing this live activity. Pharmacists should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. CE credit information, based on verification of live attendance, will be provided to NABP within 60 days after the activity completion.
2020 Universal Activity Number (UAN): JA0000358-0000-20-074-H01-P
American Medical Association
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 ANCC contact hour.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing is Iowa Board of Nursing provider 350.
Continuing Education Units
The University of Wisconsin–Madison, as a member of the University Continuing Education Association (UCEA), authorizes this program for .01 continuing education units (CEUs) or 1 hour.
- 1.00 ACPE Contact Hours - Pharmacist
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
- 1.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours