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Grand Rounds: Identifying Health Disparities in Critically Ill Children

01-13-2023

By Danielle Maholtz, DO , Pediatric Critical Care Specialist, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Critical Care Medicine (PICU)

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Objectives (Educational Content) :

1. Illustrate current concepts in health disparities and social determinants of health research and QI. 2. Describe methods of identifying health disparities, 3. Explain a novel concept for identifying health disparities in critically ill children through QI.

Target Audience:

General pediatricians, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, social workers, psychologists, and nurses.

Identified Gap:

There is a huge gap in awareness of scholarly interests across the enterprise. This is an attempt to close that gap.

Estimated Time to Complete the Educational Activity:

1 hour(s)

Expiration Date for CE/CME Credit:

01-12-2024

Method of Participation in the Learning Process:

The learner will view the presentation, successfully complete a post-test and complete an activity evaluation.

Evaluation Methods:

All learners must successfully complete a post-test, as well as an activity evaluation, to claim CE/CME credit.

Disclosure:

The speaker, Danielle Maholtz, DO, has returned the disclosure form indicating there are no relevant financial or other relationships with any commercial interests.

Accreditation Statement:

Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CHMCA designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Bibliography:

Andrist, E., et al., Neighborhood Poverty and Pediatric Intensive Care Use. Pediatrics, 2019.

Cassidy, L.D., et al., Health disparities analysis of critically ill pediatric trauma patients in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. J Am Coll Surg, 2013. 217(2): p. 233-9.

Slain, K.N., et al., Outcomes of Children With Critical Bronchiolitis Living in Poor Communities. Clin Pediatr (Phila), 2018. 57(9): p. 1027-1032.

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