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Continuing Education WD4032

2017 STATE OF HEALTH EQUITY AT CDC FORUM

Program Description

This program is designed to inform participants of risk and protective factors in early childhood and provide strategies to reduce disparities and achieve health equity through scientific and programmatic activity examples. Top experts in the field of child development will deliver presentations focused on – biological and social factors that affect child development, adverse childhood experiences, and state and national efforts to promote healthy child development from preconception through childhood and adolescence.

Faculty/Credentials

Paula Braveman, MD, MPH
Professor of Family and Community Medicine and Director of the Center on Social Disparities in Health, University of California, San Francisco

Rahil D. Briggs, PsyD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Director of Healthy Steps and Pediatric Behavioral Health Services, Montefiore Medical Group

Paul E. Jarris, MD, MBA
Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President Mission Impact, March of Dimes Foundation

Zsakeba Henderson, MD, FACOG
Medical Officer, Maternal and Infant Health Branch, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sonsiere Cobb-Souza, MHA
Director, Division of Program Operations, Office of Minority Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Kimberly Stringer Ross, MA
Program Manager, Early Brain Development and Language Acquisition, Georgia Department of Public Health

Objectives

By the end of this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  1. List two biological and social factors that affect child development.
  2. List two ways that healthy child development is important to advancing health equity.
  3. Describe one state effort that was implemented to promote healthy child development from preconception through childhood and adolescence.
  4. Describe two national efforts that were implemented to promote healthy child development from preconception through childhood and adolescence.

Origination Date: May 14, 2018

Renewal Date:

Expiration Date:  May 14, 2020

URL: TBD

Hardware/Software:  Computer Hardware; Internet Connection; Browser

Materials: None

Target Audience: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Certified Health Education Specialists, and Other Health Professionals

Prerequisites:  None

Format: These seminars are web on demand

Contact Information: Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, 770-488-8343

Accreditation statements

CME:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides 2.5 contact hours.

CEU:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.3 CEU’s for this program.

CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 2.5  total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. CDC provider number 98614.

For Certified Public Health Professionals (CPH)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer 3.0 CPH recertification credits for this program.

DISCLOSURE: In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, content experts, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.

Planning committee reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.

Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.

CDC did not accept commercial support for this continuing education activity.

Instructions for Obtaining Continuing Education (CE)

In order to receive continuing education (CE) for the 2017 State of Health Equity at CDC Forum please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps before May 14, 2020.

Complete the activity

Complete the Evaluation

Pass the posttest at 83%

FEES: No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities.

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