This module will focus on history, existing power structures, privilege and ongoing structural and social inequalities impact population health especially among disenfranchised, marginalized, and stigmatized sub populations. This course is part of the Rural Health Training Series.
- Describe the roles of history, power, privilege and structural inequality in producing health disparities
- Discuss how case law has been used to address equity at the organizational, community and societal level.
- Identify government policies and programs developed to address structural biases
Principal faculty and their credentials: Kate Beatty, PhD, MPH & Sam Pettyjohn, DrPH, MPH
Medium or combination of media used: Video and readings
Method of physician participation in the learning process: N/A
Estimated time to complete the educational activity: 3.0 hours
Dates of original release and most recent review or update: August 24, 2022
Termination date: June 2, 2025
The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this online activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
East Tennessee State University’s Quillen College of Medicine, Department of Continuing Education for Health Professionals(CEHP) holds the standard that its continuing medical education programs should be free of commercial bias and conflict of interest. It is the policy of the CEHP that each presenter and planning committee member of any CME activity must disclose any financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with corporate organizations whose products or services are being discussed in a presentation. All commercial support of an educational activity must also be disclosed to the conference attendees.
This training modules was supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $40,000 with 100 percent funded by CDC/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by CDC/HHS, or the U.S. Government.
Up to 2.00 (2.00CH) continuing nursing education hours have been approved for this session of the program. East Tennessee State University College of Nursing is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
East Tennessee State University Continuing Medical Education adheres to the ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education. Any individuals in a position to control the content of a CE activity, including faculty, planners, reviewers or others are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities (commercial interests). All relevant conflicts of interest have been mitigated prior to the commencement of the activity.
DISCLOSURE OF POTENTIAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST:
East Tennessee State University’s Quillen College of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME) holds the standard that its continuing medical education programs should be free of commercial bias and conflict of interest. The OCME requires each presenter and planning committee member to disclose all financial affiliations with commercial interests.
A commercial interest is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The following individuals have provided disclosure of potential conflicts of interest as noted:
Kate Beatty: Nothing to disclose
Sam Pettyjohn: Nothing to disclose