Seventh Annual World Health Continuing Medical Education Conference_Health Disparities Impacting Global and Local Caribbean Populations


CONFERENCE OVERVIEW
This Continuing Medical Education activity is designed to update primary care and specialty practices on the evolving strategies for implementing evidence-based medicine to meet the needs of local, regional, and global communities. The intent is to inform the attendees on innovations in treating special patient populations, with a focus on Caribbean communities. Using evidence-based prevention, chronic-disease management, pharmacotherapy, and cutting-edge treatment options, participants will be able to integrate approaches to improve patient care outcomes for patients
CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES
At the end of the presentation, the participants should be able to:
  • Provide examples of new models of healthcare delivery system reform and how theycan be employed
  • Explain current solutions to address healthcare fragmentation and health outcomes
  • Identify best practices that address health equity in the communities that they serve
  • Interpret the use of data to define standards of care
  • Outline pragmatic tools and innovations that can be used in practice to address theneeds of patient populations
  • Describe health disparities of Caribbean populations both locally and abroad

Date: Apr 19, 2024 07:00 AM - Apr 20, 2024 01:00 PM

Location: Gallaudet University _Kellog Conference Center, 800 Florida Avenue NE, Washington, District of Columbia, 20002

Fee

$0.00

CE Hours

9.00

CE Units

0.900

Registration closes on May 04, 2024 11:00 PM

Activity Type

Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

Pharmacists
Physicians
Nurse Practitioners
Nurses
Medical Directors
Medical Providers
Other Healthcare Professionals

Accreditation(s)

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Accreditation Statement: Howard University College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Support

HealthFirst serves as the Joint Provider for this educational activity.
 
About Healthfirst
Healthfirst is New York’s largest not-for-profit health insurer, earning the trust of 1.9 million
members by offering access to affordable healthcare. Sponsored by New York City’s leading
hospitals, Healthfirst’s unique advantage is rooted in its mission to put members first by working
closely with its broad network of providers on shared goals. Healthfirst takes pride in being
pioneers of the value-based care model, recognized as a national best practice.
For 30 years, Healthfirst has built its reputation in the community for top-quality products
and services New Yorkers can depend on. It has grown significantly to serve the needs of
members, offering market-leading products to fit every life stage, including Medicaid plans,
Medicare Advantage plans, long-term care plans, qualified health plans, and individual and small
group plans. Healthfirst serves members in New York City and on Long Island, as well as in
Westchester, Sullivan, and Orange counties.
For more information about Healthfirst, visit healthfirst.org.

 

Registration closes on May 04, 2024 at 11:00 PM

Registration Closed  

Objectives

  • Describe how the pandemic exacerbated inequities in medicine and public health
  • Outline ways healthcare practitioners can improve health equity

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Michelle Morse, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer and Deputy Commissioner, NYC Dept Hlth&Men Hyg_Ctr for Hlth Eqty&Cmty Hlth

Activity Number

0010-9999-24-013-L99-P
Date: 04/19/24
Time: 08:15 AM - 08:45 AM

CE Hours

0.50
Registration Closed  

Registration Closed  

Objectives

  • Provide an overview of Caribbean immigrants' demographics and health priorities in the United States

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Errol Pierre, MBA, DBA
Senior Vice President/Adjunct Professor at NYU, Columbia University & Baruch College, HealthFirst

Activity Number

0010-9999-24-014-L99-P
Date: 04/19/24
Time: 08:45 AM - 09:15 AM

CE Hours

0.50
Registration Closed  

Registration Closed  

Objectives

  • Explain the epidemiology, diagnosis, and barriers to care of Sickle Cell Disease
  • Outline the six FDA approved drug treatments and blood transfusion therapy for Sickle Cell Disease

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Dr. James Taylor VI
Director, HU College of Medicine_Ctr for Sickle Cell Disease

Activity Number

0010-9999-24-015-L01-P
Date: 04/19/24
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

CE Hours

0.50
Registration Closed  

Registration Closed  

Objectives

  • Outline effective strategies used to strengthen the technical capacity of the Caribbean HIV clinical workforce in their quest to address region-specific challenges.
  • Explain the impact of Howard University¶s HIV-strengthening workforce program in the Caribbean

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Gouda A. Downer, Ph.D., FAND, RD., LN., CNS
Associate Professor/PI/Director, HU College of Medicine_HU Telehealth Training Ctr

Activity Number

0010-9999-24-021-L02-P
Date: 04/19/24
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

CE Hours

0.50
Registration Closed  

Registration Closed  

Objectives

  • State three reasons to test doxycyline as an STI prevention strategy.
  • Explain current unanswered questions regarding doxy-PEP use in persons on preexposure prophylaxis or living with HIV.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Rodney Perkins, Ph.D.,MPH, RN
Research Scientist, University of Washington_Dept of Global Health

Activity Number

0010-9999-24-022-L01-P
Date: 04/19/24
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

CE Hours

0.50
Registration Closed  

Registration Closed  

Objectives

  • Explain how lived experiences impact health outcomes of deaf, deafblind, hard of hearing (DDBHH).
  • Describe how health inequities related to healthcare access contribute to differential health outcomes in the DDBHH community.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Danielle Thompson, PhD, NCC, NCSC
Associate Professor, Gallaudet Univ-Sch of Sciences&Sch.of Lang Cx&Edu

Poorna Kushalnagar, PhD
Dean and Chief Research Officer, Gallaudet University - Office of Research

Activity Number

0010-9999-24-023-L99-P
Date: 04/19/24
Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

CE Hours

1.00
Registration Closed  

Registration Closed  

Describe current disparities affecting global and local Caribbean populations.
List social, economic, and environmental factors that contribute to the health inequities.
Outline cultural competence and sensitivity knowledge and skills necessary to provide competent care to Caribbean communities.

Objectives

  • Describe current disparities affecting global and local Caribbean populations.
  • List social, economic, and environmental factors that contribute to the health inequities.
  • Outline cultural competence and sensitivity knowledge and skills necessary to provide competent care to Caribbean communities.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Maureen Bell, MD, FACEP
Associate.Professor_Emergency Medicine, Howard University College of Medicine

Activity Number

0010-9999-24-024-L99-P
Date: 04/19/24
Time: 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM

CE Hours

0.75
Registration Closed  

Registration Closed  

Objectives

  • Describe the current knowledge of health disparities in dermatology.
  • Explain the biology of pigmented skin.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Ginette Okoye, MD, FAAD
Professor & Chair, Department of Dermatology, Howard University College of Medicine

Activity Number

0010-9999-24-025-L01-P
Date: 04/19/24
Time: 02:45 PM - 03:30 PM

CE Hours

0.75
Registration Closed  

Registration Closed  

Objectives

  • Drawing on current projects to illustrate innovative solutions, recognize obstacles in real-time health surveillance.
  • Describe solutions for the integration of diverse types of social and environmental determinants of health data using advanced analytical methods and computational workflows.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Heidi Handon, PhD
Group Leader, Biostatistics&Multiscale System Monitoring, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Activity Number

0010-9999-24-026-L99-P
Date: 04/19/24
Time: 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

CE Hours

1.00
Registration Closed  

Registration Closed  

Objectives

  • Describe the current state of organ donation in the US
  • Explain the organ allocation protocol and the role of the Organ Procurement Organization (OPO)

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Kenneth Boyd, B.Sc.Business,Healthcare Admin;Grad.Certificate
Vice President & Chief Business Development Officer, Infinite Legacy

Activity Number

0010-9999-24-027-L99-P
Date: 04/19/24
Time: 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

CE Hours

1.00
Registration Closed  

Registration closes on May 04, 2024 at 11:00 PM

Registration Closed  

Objectives

  • Identify key data on the immigrant community
  • Describe cancer-related health disparities in this community

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Lucille Adams-Campbell, PhD
Assoc Dir Minority Health&Health Disparities, Assoc Dean Community Outreach, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Ctr> Univ Med Ctr

Activity Number

0010-9999-24-028-L99-P
Date: 04/20/24
Time: 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

CE Hours

1.00
Registration Closed  

Registration Closed  

Objectives

  • Recall the statistics for black males in medicine.
  • Describe successful programs directed at increasing the number of black males in medicine.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Wayne A.I. Frederick, MD, MBA
HU President Emeritus; Charles R. Drew Professor of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine

Activity Number

0010-9999-24-028-L99-P
Date: 04/20/24
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

CE Hours

1.00
Registration Closed