HVI Health Disparities in Cardiovascular Care

In this CME, Amber E. Johnson, MD, MS, MBA, FACC, gives and update in Internal Medicine and discusses the scope of health disparities in cardiac care, defining the key terms, and identifying barriers to cardiovascular health equity and strategies to overcome them.

Educational Objectives 

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Analyze cardiovascular health disparities and define key terms
  • Explain the scope of health disparities in cardiac care
  • Identify barriers to cardiovascular health equity and strategies to overcome them

Disclosures:

All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity have disclosed all financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. All of the relevant financial relationships for the individuals listed below have been mitigated

Dr. Johnson has financial interests with the following entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

  • Grant/Research Support: Woman As One, National Institutes of Health
  • Consultant: Clue Medical

No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh 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.

The University of Pittsburgh designates enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

For your credit transcript, please access our website 4 weeks post-completion at http://ccehs.upmc.com and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page. If you do not provide the last 5 digits of your SSN on the next page you will not be able to access a CME credit transcript. Providing your SSN is voluntary.

Release Date: 11/02/2022 | Last Modified On: 11/02/2022 | Expires: 11/02/2023


Published

November 2, 2022

Expires

November 2, 2023