13th Annual Addressing Health Disparities Seminar: The COVID-19 Pandemic and Community Response

13th Annual Addressing Health Disparities Seminar: The COVID-19 Pandemic and Community Response
Saturday, April 24, 2021 - 8:30am - 1:00pm

PURPOSE

The goal of the conference is to increase knowledge, skills, and ability of individuals in academia, health professionals and community members in addressing health disparities as it relates to COVID-19: including local, national, and international public health responses, developing policies around COVID-19, education on COVID-19 signs and symptoms, vaccine education, and advocating for support in those affected by the COVID-19 virus.

Provided By

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

OBJECTIVES

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

  • Summarize key community statistics on COVID-19 in Douglas County, NE
  • Explain effective community/organizational responses to the pandemic
  • Summarize key steps in reducing/eliminating the impact of pandemic
  • Learn about the COVID-19 vaccines and vaccination plans

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Ali Khan, MD, MPH, MBA, Dean - College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center


Schedule

8:30 a.m.       
Welcome & Opening Remarks

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

Mardell A. Wilson, EdD, RDN
Provost, Creighton University

8:40 a.m.      
Agenda Overview, Logistics and Charge to Audience
Mervin Vasser, MPA  
Assistant Director, HS-MACA

8:45 a.m.       
Overview of Success of the Center for Promoting Health and Health Equity (CPHHE)

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

9:00 a.m.       
Introduction of CPHHE Mental Health App

Sade Kosoko-Lasaki MD, MSPH, MBA, FAASS

9:15 a.m.        
COVID-19: The Coronavirus and Douglas County Health Department Efforts

Adi Pour, PhD
Director - Douglas County Health Department

10:15 a.m.       
Panel Discussion: The Community Organizational Response to COVID-19

Facilitator: Kelly Dineen, RN, JD, PhD - School of Law, Creighton University
Panelists: Doris Lassiter, BA, CEO - Nebraska Center for Healthy Families; Andrea Skolkin, MPA, Executive Director - OneWorld Health Centers, Inc.; Kenny McMorris, MPA, FACHE, CHCEF, Executive Director - Charles Drew Health Center

11:15 a.m.       
Break


11:30 a.m.
 Breakout Sessions: Personal Wellbeing During COVID-19

        Breakout Room Instructor: Errik Ejike, MPH - CPHHE
        Facilitator: Rev. Roy Pereira, SJ, PhD - Creighton University
        Facilitator: Felicia Webster - With Love Felicia Productions

12:00 p.m.       
Keynote Speaker: COVID-19

Ali Khan, MD, MPH, MBA
Dean, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center

12:50 p.m.
Q&A/Closing Remarks

Sade Kosoko-Lasaki MD, MSPH, MBA, FAASS

1:00 p.m.
Adjournment & Evaluation

 


Accreditation 

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 the 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 the 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).  13th Annual Addressing Health Disparities Seminar: The COVID-19 Pandemic and Community Response is accredited for 4.0 hour(s) for completion of all CE Sessions on April 24, 2021.  The 13th Annual Addressing Health Disparities Seminar: The COVID-19 Pandemic and Community Response is a knowledge-based activity.

Occupational & Physical Therapy
The Boards of Occupational and Physical Therapy Practice do not pre-approve continuing education course offerings, but will accept a continuing education activity when they are planned and conducted for occupational and physical therapists and the continuing education activity relates to the practice of Occupational and Physical Therapy.  Each professional is responsible for their own certification.

Mental Health & Social Work
The Board of Mental Health does not pre-approve continuing education course offerings, but may accept as continuing education for licensure and certification renewal, learning experiences, provided they are planned and conducted for mental health practitioners and if they are related to mental health practice.  Continuing education offerings for individuals who hold a social work certificate, but are not licensed as a mental health practitioner, must relate to the practice of social work.  Each professional is responsible for their own certification.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Online
Omaha, NE 68178
United States
402-280-2124