Fall 2021 Annual Addressing Health Disparities Seminar: COVID-19 Virus – Prevention, Vaccination and Advancement

Fall 2021 Annual Addressing Health Disparities Seminar: COVID-19 Virus – Prevention, Vaccination and Advancement
Saturday, October 16, 2021 - Saturday, October 16, 2021

The seminar is designed to bring community and academia together to eliminate health disparities in the Omaha Community and Nebraska.

Purpose

The goal of the conference is to increase knowledge, skills, and ability of individuals in academia, healthcare professions, and community members to address health disparities regarding the COVID-19 pandemic: including local, national, and international statistics, vaccination rates, virus variants, trends of infections and vaccinations, policy standards on prevention and mandates, and advocacy for increasing measures to protect against the COVID-19 virus.

Objectives

At the end of this workshop, the participants should be able to:

  • Summarize key community statistics on COVID-19 in Douglas County, NE
  • Explore new and existing protocols for preventing the spread of COVID-19 and its variants in Douglas County
  • Describe key steps for reducing/eliminating COVID-19 community impact
  • Identify barriers to minority community acceptance of COVID-19 vaccines

Designed For

Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Dentists, Nurses, Occupational and Physical Therapists, Dental Hygienists, Emergency Medical Responders, Fellows, Residents, Students and Other Interested Health Care Providers

Jointly Provided By

Creighton University Center for Promoting Health and Health Equity (CPHHE)
Creighton University Health Sciences - Multicultural and Community Affairs (HS-MACA)
Creighton University Office of Continuing Education


Schedule

8 a.m.
Check-in/Registration

8:30 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks

Sade Kosoko-Lasaki MD, MSPH, MBA, FAASS  Co-Director, CPHHE

8:35 a.m.
Agenda Overview, Logistics and Charge to Audience

Mervin Vasser, MPA  Assistant Director, HS-MACA

8:45 a.m.
Dr. Frank T. Peak Essay Competition Winner Presentation

Presenter: Titilola Labisi
Representatitve: Mrs. Lyris Peak
Sade Kosoko-Lasaki MD, MSPH, MBA, FAASS

9 a.m.
The CPHHE COVID-19 Project: Overview

Sade Kosoko-Lasaki MD, MSPH, MBA, FAASS  Co-Director, CPHHE

9:15 a.m.
The CPHHE COVID-19 Project: Communication and Marketing

Richard Brown, PhD, FACHE, Lee Brown & Associates - CPHHE Partnership Chair

9:30 a.m.
The CPHHE COVID-19 Project: Evaluation and Effectiveness on Vaccine Education and Promotion

Olu Ekundayo, MD, MPH, DrPH

9:45 a.m.
Ethical Principals and Implications: The COVID-19 Vaccine

John Stone, PhD - Center for Health Policy and Ethics, Creighton University

10:15 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Vaccine and Prevention Education on COVID-19: Organizational Expertise

Facilitator: Kelly Dineen, RN, JD, PhD - School of Law, Creighton University
Donna Polk, PhD - CEO, Nebraska Urban Indian Health Coalition
Joel Dougherty, MBA - COO, OneWorld Health Centers, Inc.
Sal Issaka - Omaha Housing Authority
Kenny McMorris, MPA, FACHE, CHCEF, Executive Director - Charles Drew Health Center

11 a.m.
Break

11:15 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Vaccine and Prevention Education on COVID-19: Community Expertise

Facilitator: Doris Lassiter, BA, CEO - Nebraska Center for Healthy Families
Rachelle Tucker, MAS - Omaha Housing Authority
Portia Cavitt, BA, M-Div - Pastor, Clair Memorial United Methodist Church
Luis Vazquez - OneWorld Community Health Center

12 p.m.
Keynote Speaker: COVID-19

Renuga Vivekanandan, MD - Associate Professor
Creighton University School of Medicine

1 p.m.
Q&A/Closing Remarks

Sade Kosoko-Lasaki MD, MSPH, MBA, FAASS

1:15 p.m.
Evaluation


Education Credit

Category 1
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Nurse CE
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 4.0 contact hours for nurses.  Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Pharmacy
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE).  The Fall 2021 Annual Addressing Health Disparities Seminar: COVID-19 – Prevention, Vaccination and Advancement is accredited for 4.0 hour(s) for completion of all CE Sessions on October 16, 2021. The Fall 2021 Annual Addressing Health Disparities Seminar: COVID-19 – Prevention, Vaccination and Advancement is a knowledge-based activity.

For additional information, please call 402-280-2124 or email cphhe [at] creighton [dot] edu

Online
Online
Omaha, NE 68178
United States
402-280-1830