National Disparities LAN Event: June 2018

Topic: Effective Communication Strategies for Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, Blind, and Visually Impaired Patients

Date: Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM ET

Registration required: Register here.

 


Audience:

This event is open to beneficiaries, families, healthcare providers, practitioners, partners, and Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organizations.

Event Description:

Did you know that according to the 2016 American Community Survey, 14.6% of adults age 65 and older have a hearing impairment and 6.6% have a vision impairment? People who identify as Deaf, or who are hard-of-hearing, blind, or visually impaired are also more likely to have other conditions including diabetes, cardiovascular health issues, and depression. Join us to learn how to best serve these and all patients in primary care and other ambulatory settings. The call format will include presentations by a patient, a provider, and a QIN-QIO, followed by an open discussion. Please come prepared to ask questions and share your experiences.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the benefits of effective communication with Deaf, hard-of-hearing, blind, and visually impaired patients.
  2. Identify at least two strategies they can use to better meet the communication needs of Deaf, hard-of-hearing, blind, and visually impaired patients.
  3. Access resources that can help them to better meet the communication needs of Deaf, hard-of-hearing, blind, and visually impaired patients.

Slides & Recorded Presentation:

  • Stay tuned for the slides for this event.
  • Stay tuned for the recorded presentation.

Meet the Speakers:

Padma Taggarse, MMI, MBA
Executive Director – Physician Office Quality
HSAG – AZ

 

J. John Pimentel, RN, BSN, CDOE
Diabetes Program Manager & Vision Rehabilitation Therapist
Insight
Photo credit: Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, Inc.
Fall 2017 newsletter: https://www.fidelco.org/file/documents/Fall-2017-FidelcoNews.pdf

 

Michael McKee, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine
University of Michigan/Michigan Medicine

 

Continuing Education Credit Will Be Offered for Attending the Live Webinar:

CME/CE Credit Provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare


Physicians:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare, CRW & Associates and Telligen.  AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for Physicians.

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants:

NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Pharmacy:

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare approves this knowledge-based activity for 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs). 0077-9999-18-021-L04-P; 0077-9999-18-021-L04-T.  Initial Release Date: 6/13/2018

Nursing:

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity is awarded 1.5 contact hours.

Nurse Practitioners:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation Standards of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) through the joint providership of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare, CRW & Associates and Telligen. 

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider Number: 030803.

This activity is approved for 1.5 contact hours which includes 0 hour(s) of pharmacology.  Activity ID #218105-2.

Dietitians:

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Registered dieticians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs) will receive 1.5 continuing professional education units (CPEU) for completion of this program/material. CDR Accredited Provider #AN008. The focus of this activity is rated Level 2. Learners may submit evaluations of program/materials quality to the CDR at www.cdrnet.org.