Internal and External Barriers to Healthcare: An Overview of Health Equity for Women
Psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurses, social workers, and healthcare professionals in related disciplines need to receive regular updates on advances in neuroscience, psychiatric research, psychotherapy, and the evolving best practices for evaluating, diagnosing, and treating psychiatric disorders. The series aims to improve clinical practice through critical appraisal of psychiatric research, the use of evidence-based treatment approaches, and the integration of multiple treatment modalities to enhance the quality of psychiatric care and improve patient outcomes.
Physicians, fellows, residents, nurses, and other health professionals.
At the conclusion of the session, the participants should be able to:
Define health equity and describe the unique issues women face regarding equitable access to healthcare and their experience of health.
Identify barriers to health equity for women based on various social disadvantages and internalized gendered beliefs.
Evaluate the personal biases healthcare providers have toward women’s healthcare options and how these biases may affect their treatment of women.
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 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.
Social Work: Baylor College of Medicine, Division of Continuing Professional Development (License Number 7270) is an approved continuing education provider for Social Workers through the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners. This activity has been approved for 1 continuing education unit.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 Ethics
- 1.00 Participation
- 1.00 Social Work