MCVI Grand Rounds - Disparities in Cardiovascular Care: Taking Action in Clinical Settings
Reducing health disparities remains a major public health challenge in the United States, and, despite advances in the identification of risk factors and the widespread use of evidence-based strategies in the management of cardiovascular disease, racial and ethnic disparities in cardiovascular care persist. Join us for this Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute Grand Rounds presentation at which Dr. George Mensah will discuss the crucial relevance of social and environmental determinants of health and address challenges and opportunities for the attainment of health equity through evidence-based actions in the clinical settings.
Cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, sonographer, pulmonologists, hematologists, general internists, primary care physicians, intensivists, emergency medicine physicians, hospitalists, nurses, pharmacists, respiratory therapists and other interested healthcare providers.
- Highlight the magnitude of cardiovascular disparities and their recent trends.
- Articulate the crucial relevance of social and environmental determinants of health.
- Utilize the spectrum of evidence-based actions to address cardiovascular disparities.
- Address challenges and opportunities for reducing disparities in clinical settings.
George A. Mensah, M.D., FACC, FAHA
Director, Center for Translation Research & Implementation Science
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
George A. Mensah, M.D., faculty of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose and will not include discussion of include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
*Ineligible Companies - Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
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This activity has also been approved for 1 credit hour for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists and Pharmacists. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.
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- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
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- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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