American Indian Public Health Disparities: Regional Differences in Health
Originally broadcast February 21, 2013
Donald K. Warne, MD, MPH
Director, Master of Public Health Program, North Dakota State University
This broadcast will address a number of relevant topics surrounding public health disparities and American Indian populations. Specifically, this broadcast will include a brief review of current American Indian Health Policies and a discussion of disparities that exist in health resources for American Indians. Dr. Warne will also review key health disparities that exist among and between American Indian populations as well as regional differences in health. Finally, Dr. Warne will present policy and program strategies intended to reduce the existing disparities.
After watching this broadcast participants will be able to:
- • Describe American Indian (AI) Health Policy
• Identify AI Health Resource disparities
• Describe key health disparities and regional differences
• Discuss social determinants of health
• List policy and program strategies to reduce disparities
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Physicians, Nurses, Health Educators and other Public Health Staff working in Local Health Departments and Primary Care Settings
Continuing Education Credits
The School of Public Health, University at Albany is an approved provider of continuing nurse education by the Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses, Inc., an accredited approver by the American Nurse Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This activity provides 1 hour of nurse continuing education.
School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the MSSNY to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. The School designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).™ Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity is sponsored by the School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for the CHES to receive 1.0 Category 1 CECH in health education.
Continuing education credits will be available until February 2016.
The planners and presenters do not have any financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in this activity.
No commercial funding has been accepted for this activity.