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“How to Collect Accurate and Complete Race / Ethnicity Data – A Step Toward Improving Health Equity”

08/11/20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

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Activity has been approved for CME/CE credit

To achieve blood pressure (BP) control for all patients, disparities must be identified and addressed. Learn why and how to collect accurate and complete race and ethnicity data in this webinar, including best practices, tools, and resources to use in your practice.

National Experts:

  • David R. Nerenz, PhD – Director of Henry Ford Health System’s Center for Health System Studies
  • Romana Hasnain-Wynia, PhD – Chief Research Officer, Denver Health System
Learning Objectives:

1. Describe the role of standardized R/E data collection in reducing disparities 
2. Describe the difference between the minimum and the expanded definitions of the OMB Race and Ethnicity categories
3. Explain four best practices supporting accurate and complete R/E data collection 
4. Apply tools and resources in your practice to train staff, and standardized data collection processes for R/E data

Joint Accreditation Statements

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the American Heart Association and the American Medical Association. The American Heart Association 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.


AMA Credit Designation Statement – Physicians

The American Heart Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


AAPA Credit Acceptance Statement – Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.0 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.


AANP Credit Acceptance Statement – Nurse Practitioners

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

**AMA Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. Credit will no longer be available to claim after February 11, 2021.


ANCC Credit Designation Statement – Nurses

The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 1.0 contact hours.

**ANCC Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE will no longer be available to claim after February 11, 2021.


Disclosure Policy

All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CME/CE activities provided by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience all financial relationships with any commercial supporters of this activity as well as with other commercial interests whose lines of business are related to the CME/CE-certified content of this activity.  In addition, presenters will disclose unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.  Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm