About the Event
Racial, ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in kidney disease are prominent in the United States. People of color experience higher incidence of kidney failure and other outcomes. The purpose of this symposium is to identify interventions that might narrow kidney disease disparities. The featured speakers for this event are Deidra Crews, Johns Hopkins University; Donald Wesson, Baylor Scott & White and Dell Medical School; Lilia Cervantes, University of Colorado; and Tanjala Purnell, Johns Hopkins University.
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By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:
- Identify community-based resources to reduce kidney disease disparities and progression.
- Recognize systemic challenges and changes necessary to reduce kidney disease disparities.
- Advocate for improved health care access for marginalized populations with kidney disease.
- Discuss strategies to improve equity in kidney transplantation.
- Describe future opportunities for research on kidney disease disparities.
- Primary: Physicians, residents, physician assistants, advanced practice registered nurses and registered nurses
- Secondary: Medical students, community partners and policy makers
This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:
- ACGME: Patient Care, Professionalism, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning and Improvement, and Systems-based Practice
- IOM: Provide patient-centered care, Work in interdisciplinary teams, Use evidence-based practice and Apply quality improvement
- IECC: Interprofessional Teamwork and Team-Based Practice, and Interprofessional Communication
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this internet live course for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This course has been designated by The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School for 6.75 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.