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 .
A PI-NCPD, PI-CME and ABIM MOC Assessment Recognition Program project in the Crohn's and Colitis Program at Boston Medical Center to improve depression screening in patients with IBD provided by BUSM CME/CNE.
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Gastroenterologists, PAs, and Nurses involved in the care of patients with IBD.
- 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.
This program is supported by an independent educational grant from Pfizer, inc.
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Planning Committee Disclosures
- Alan Moss, MD, Course Director is a consultant for Pfizer and Janssen and receives grant support from Pfizer.
- Sharmeel Wasan, MD receives grant support from Pfizer
- Juanita Belton, PA-C, MPH; Santia Berberena, PsyD; Jhenane Joseph, RN, NCPD Course Advisor; and Natalie Sanfratello, MPH have no relevant relationships to disclose.
ABIM Recognition Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 30 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
Continuing Medical Education 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 PI-CME activity for a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing Continuing Professional Development Credit
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
- 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 ANCCBoston 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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