Paths Forward for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Healthcare Webcast
Notable disparities are present both with regard to individuals in the healthcare profession as well as in the delivery of healthcare to the patient population. Increasing awareness of the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion is important for expanding access to high quality healthcare.
This presentation will be designed to introduce the audience to an important national level dialogue on the concepts of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Additionally, this topic will be tailored to understanding how DEI relates to healthcare practice and note specific steps the profession is taking to improve DEI at an organizational level.
Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Nurses, Dental Professionals, Medical Doctors, Clinical Lab
- Review core concepts of diversity, equity, and inclusion
- Discuss current disparities in the healthcare profession
- Identify steps towards expanding diversity, equity, and inclusion in healthcare
Andrea Sikora, PharmD, MSCR, BCCCP, FCCM is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy with a practice site in critical care at Augusta University Medical Center. After receiving her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the UGA College of Pharmacy, she went on to complete two years of residency training. She completed an ASHP accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at UNC Medical Center and continued at UNC for a PGY-2 Critical Care Residency. In 2021, she completed the Georgia Clinical and Translational Science Alliance KL2 Scholars Program and earned her Master of Science in Clinical Research.
This activity was developed by AchieveCE free of any commercial support. Andrea Sikora, PharmD, MSCR, BCCCP, FCCM, faculty for this educational event, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
Jaimini Patel, RPh and Pete Kreckel, RPh, planners for this educational event, also have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
AchieveCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. AchieveCE is also accredited by the Florida Board of Pharmacy (provider no. 50-20641). This course is approved by CE Broker, with CE Broker No. 20-908477.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Continuing Education Company, Inc. and AchieveCE. Continuing Education Company, Inc. is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Continuing Education Company, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AchieveCE’s dental CE courses are accredited through the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) with provider ID #386503 and accepted to all 50 states.
AchieveCE is also an accredited provider by the Florida Board of Nursing (Provider #50-20641) and the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP17265), and is an approved provider through reciprocity for the states of Arkansas, District of Columbia, Georgia, Kentucky, New Mexico, South Carolina, and West Virginia.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™