Toward Health Equity in Multiple Sclerosis (MS): Quantifying Existing Healthcare Disparities as the First Step - Jackie Bhattarai, MS, PhD
MD, medical students, PhD (faculty, post-docs) graduate students, Researchers and Scientists, MDPhDs, DO, NPs, PAs, RN, APRN, Psychologists, Faculty and resident specialties including neurology (adult and pediatric neurology, neuropsychology), neurosurgery, neuroradiology, interventional neuroradiology, developmental pediatrics.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Summarize current data on racial disparities among people with MS.
- Explain how social determinants of health act as key contributors to existing disparities.
- Identify opportunities to promote health equity in the MS population using a three-phase model: (1) detecting, (2) understanding, and (3) addressing disparities.
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.
* 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.
For this educational activity all conflicts of interests have been resolved and detailed disclosures are listed below:
|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
American Medical Association
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this enduring 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.
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.
- 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.75 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
- 0.75 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
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