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The Connection of Implicit Bias: Barriers to Care and Disparities in Access to and the Delivery of Health Care

Program Type

OnDemand

Credits

2 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Offline Date:

Friday, June 28, 2024

ACPE Expiration Date

Saturday, December 28, 2024

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$8.00

  • Overview

    As pharmacists or healthcare providers, implicit bias can influence our judgement, perceptions and actions. The impact of this bias can be failure to communicate with the patients that we serve and contributions to barriers to healthcare access and disparities in the delivery and access of healthcare services. This session will define the concepts of implicit bias its impact on equitable access to health care. By summarizing current research, this program will provide pharmacists with methods of addressing implicit bias and strategies that they can employ to enhance access to care in their patients as well as their abilities to reduce health disparities.

    Handouts

    Slide Document:   21317H04_6pp.pdf
    Slide Document:   21317H04_2pp.pdf

    Financial Support By

    PharmCon
  • Nurse

    Define the concepts of implicit bias and equitable access to health care.
    Describe historical factors impacting trust in the medical system.
    Recognize and understand the impact of implicit bias on perception, judgment, and actions that may result in inequitable decision making, failure to effectively communicate, and barriers or disparities in access to and the delivery of health care services.
    Identify appropriate methods of addressing implicit bias.
    Identify strategies to ensure that pharmacists are enhancing access to care and reducing disparities in the access to and delivery of healthcare services (e.g., understanding differences in needs of diverse population, establishing diversity and inclusion initiatives, and working to enhance personal cultural sensitivity).


    Pharmacist

    Define the concepts of implicit bias and equitable access to health care.
    Describe historical factors impacting trust in the medical system.
    Recognize and understand the impact of implicit bias on perception, judgment, and actions that may result in inequitable decision making, failure to effectively communicate, and barriers or disparities in access to and the delivery of health care services.
    Identify appropriate methods of addressing implicit bias.
    Identify strategies to ensure that pharmacists are enhancing access to care and reducing disparities in the access to and delivery of healthcare services (e.g., understanding differences in needs of diverse population, establishing diversity and inclusion initiatives, and working to enhance personal cultural sensitivity).


    Pharmacy Technician

    Define the concepts of implicit bias and equitable access to health care.
    Describe historical factors impacting trust in the medical system.
    Recognize and understand the impact of implicit bias on perception, judgment, and actions that may result in inequitable decision making, failure to effectively communicate, and barriers or disparities in access to and the delivery of health care services.
    Identify appropriate methods of addressing implicit bias.
    Identify strategies to ensure that pharmacists are enhancing access to care and reducing disparities in the access to and delivery of healthcare services (e.g., understanding differences in needs of diverse population, establishing diversity and inclusion initiatives, and working to enhance personal cultural sensitivity).

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-21-317-H04-N

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-21-317-H04-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-21-317-H04-T

    ACPE PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

    PharmCon is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

    In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.


HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
Standard Windows/Mac System
iPad or iPhone
Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
Speakers or headphones
 


SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Google Chrome
Safari
Firefox 3.0.3 or higher


NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection
 
 

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