ETHICS ALERT!Speaker: Jesse Baumgartner, MPH
Jesse Baumgartner, MPH, is a research associate in the Health Care Coverage and Access & Tracking Health System Performance programs at the Commonwealth Fund. In this role, he conducts a wide range of state
The Institute of Medicine, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and other high level national organizations are encouraging a focus on health equity. But, what does that mean for those in the case management field? How can understanding health equity data, especially data that differs by state, help us advocate for our clients? What can health centers, health agencies, certified case managers, and disability management specialists do to promote a reduction of health disparities?
- Discuss the 2021 Racial and Ethnic Health Equity State Scorecard report;
- Describe how lack of health equity might influence case management;
- Explain the ethical arguments for decreasing health disparities and improving health equity; and
- Define and describe structural inequities in communities that influence health outcomes.
The Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for 1 CE contact hour(s). Activity code and Approval number will be awarded on your certificate of completion.
This program has been pre-approved by The Commission to provide continuing education credit to CDMS® board certified disability managers. The course is approved for 1 CE contact hour(s). Activity code and Approval number will be awarded on your certificate of completion.
To earn contact hours/CEs: In order to earn your contact hour(s)/CE, you will have to watch the presentation in its entirety and complete the survey. Once both the presentation and survey are marked as complete, you will receive your Certificate of Completion. If you are a CCM, your CEs will automatically record in your CCMC account.
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Expiration date: 9/9/2025