Creating Solutions for Disparities in Health Maintenance for Patients with IBD: Meeting the Needs of Medically Underserved Populations

A Quality Improvement project to improve routine preventive health maintenance screening within the Crohn's and Colitis Program at Boston Medical Center.

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Target Audience

Gastroenterologists, PAs, and Nurses involved in the care of patients with IBD.

Learning Objectives

  • Implement a program to provide increased access to health maintenance services that is designed to remove obstacles faced by medically underserved patients with IBD.
  • Identify barriers to health maintenance that are specific to medically underserved patients with IBD.
  • Analyze the success and sustainability of the methods used to overcome barriers in the health maintenance promotion program and modify the services based on the results.
  • Share information with the broad, multidisciplinary medical community that was gathered regarding heath disparities and barriers to preventive care in patients with IBD, methods used to address these barriers, and the evaluation of a program designed to overcome barriers.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 30.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 30.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 30.00 ANCC
    Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Course opens: 
07/01/2021
Course expires: 
06/30/2022
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Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NCPD:

Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Contact Hours: 30

 

Available Credit

  • 30.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 30.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 30.00 ANCC
    Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
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