Expanding Diversity Efforts to Include Learners with Disabilities: Opportunities and Benefits
Physicians, residents, fellows, medical students and other healthcare providers across practice areas encounter health care equity issues such as health disparities, social determinants of health, cultural/linguistic competencies, and social justice. The series aims to broaden the awareness of learners in these topic areas provide strategies to address these issues as they arise.
Physicians, residents, fellows, medical students and other healthcare providers.
At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
Recognize the barriers to healthcare for patients with disabilities.
Acknowledge the deficiency in disability-informed patient care.
Distinguish the disparate health outcomes for patients with disabilities that result from lack of access and information.
Describe potential pathways for disability-informed healthcare through contact theory.
Describe trends for disability inclusion across the medical education continuum.
Apply best practices for disability inclusion in medical education and training.
Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Baylor College of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been designated by Baylor College of Medicine for 1 credit of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 Ethics
- 1.00 Participation