Racial Bias and Inequities in Obstetrics Training- April 16, 2024

April 16, 2024

The purpose of this training is to educate professionals on obstetrical racism and how it is impacting health outcomes, as well as provide attainable actions that can be taken as individuals and as institutes to reduce racial disparities and bias. 
This training seeks to:
•    Build a clear understanding of systemic/structural racism and structural inclusion and explore the individual, interpersonal, organizational, and societal dynamics that make both possible.
•    Gain tools, learn new practices and identify next steps, both as individuals and as leaders, for counteracting racial bias and dismantling structural racism within the organization and with our partners.
•    Understand healthcare disparities and poor health outcomes, as well as Perinatal Racial Health Disparities and reproductive justice.
•    Learn clear, attainable, and implementable steps for changed behavior, improved communication, and accountability for one another.

•    Session 1 focuses on education by establishing what racism is, the history of obstetric racism and its alignment with the present, perinatal racial health disparities, social determinants of health, and reproductive justice. 
o    This session is estimated to take 2 hours and has multiple breaks included.

Target Audience

This training is tailored towards the healthcare profession but can be used for an array of different organizations. The intended audience is anyone who will be interacting with a birthing woman/person, including physicians, midwives, nurses, physician’s assistants, techs, anesthesiologists,  community health workers, residents, and medical students.

Learning Objectives

  1. Restate a clear understanding of systemic/structural racism and structural inclusion and explore the individual, interpersonal, organizational, and societal dynamics that make both possible.
  2. •    Identity tools, learn new practices and identify next steps, both as individuals and as leaders, for counteracting racial bias and dismantling structural racism within the organization and with our partners.
  3.     Review healthcare disparities and poor health outcomes, as well as Perinatal Racial Health Disparities and reproductive justice.
  4. •    Identify  clear, attainable, and implementable steps for changed behavior, improved communication, and accountability for one another.
     
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
03/20/2024
Course expires: 
08/01/2024
Event starts: 
04/16/2024 - 5:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
04/16/2024 - 7:00pm EDT
Cost:
$0.00
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Accreditations:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the essential areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through joint providership of Allegheny General Hospital and First Steps and Beyond. Allegheny General Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for
physicians.


Allegheny General Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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