The Sixth Health Disparities Conference features lectures by individuals who are making significant contributions to improving healthcare access and to empowering vulnerable populations and marginalized communities.
This conference will allow participants to review and learn strategies focused on achieving health equity through access to care, prevention and treatment of major chronic diseases. Special session presentations will address clinical, scientific, academic, and public health intervention that improve outcomes and eliminate health disparities through treatment, advocacy, and policy development. Further, this conference provides learning sessions to review and develop skills, techniques and approaches, which influence outcomes through interdisciplinary comprehensive healthcare provider models.
At the end of the conference, participants should be able to:
- Discuss the roles of research, clinical practice, and policy as key reources in improving health in an equitable manner;
- Identify strategies where interprofessional collaborations are effective in improving health outcomes; and
- Describe opportunities for interprofessional collaborations especially for mid-level providers, i.e. pharmacists, nurses, social workers, and health policy advocates.
The Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Participation in this conference earns up to 8.5 contact hours (0.85 CEUs). Participants must complete post-test and evaluation forms at the conclusion of each session to receive a Statement of Contiuing Pharmacy Education Credit. Certificates/Statements of Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit will be placed in your NABP e-profile within 4 weeks following the program. This knowledge-based activity is of importantance to all pharmacists.
If you have not obtained your unique identification number from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy to be used when registering for continuing pharmacy education activities, visit www.napb.net. You must provide your NABP e-Profile ID number to receive statement of Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit.
Funding for this conference was made possible [in part] by Grant Number 5 S21 MD 000100-11 from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
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|Thursday, March 7, 2013|
|12:00 PM - 7:00 PM||Conference Registration and Check-In|
|3:00 PM - 5:00 PM||Pre-Conference Workshop|
|5:00 PM - 7:30 PM||Welcome and Networking/Poster Reception|
|Friday, March 8, 2013|
|7:00 AM - 3:00 PM||Conference Registration and Check-In|
|7:00 AM - 8:00 AM||Breakfast Networking and Poster Session|
|8:30 AM - 10:00 AM||General Session I|
|10:35 AM - 11:55 AM||General Session II|
|12:00 PM - 1:30 PM||Lunch and General Session III|
|1:35 PM - 3:00 PM||Concurrent Workshops 1, 2, & 3|
|3:15 PM - 5:00 PM||Podium Presentations Sessions A, B, & C|
|5:00 PM - 7:00 PM||Networking and Poster Reception|
|Saturday, March 9, 2013|
|7:30 AM - 10:00 AM||Conference Registration and Check In|
|8:00 AM - 9:30 AM||Breakfast Networking and Poster Session|
|9:30 AM - 11:00 PM||General Session IV and Closing|