Implicit Bias Training in Healthcare Part 1

Implicit Bias Training in Healthcare Part 1
Presented by Fatima Dainkeh, MPH, She+ Geeks Out

*Beginning June 1, 2022, The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine (BORIM) will require that applicants for initial physician licensure and licensees renewing physician licensure complete a continuing medical education requirement of 2.00 credits on the topic of implicit bias in healthcare. The 2.00 credits may be applied toward a physician’s biennially required 10 hours of risk management credits pursuant to 243 CMR 2.06(a)3. PICCK’s two-part webinar series fulfills that requirement. For more information on this policy change, see here.*

Release Date: December 8, 2020
Content Validation Review: December 8, 2021
Expiration Date: December 8, 2022

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Target Audience

Physicians, CNMs, PAs, NPs and other healthcare professionals interested in OB/GYN and contraception.

 

Educational Needs Addressed

PICCK is hosting a two-part training series on implicit bias in the healthcare setting in partnership with She+ Geeks Out for CME credit. The first training session will be held virtually on December 8, 2020. The second training session will be held virtually on January 26, 2021.

 

Educational Objectives

Participants at the conclusion of this webinar will be able to:

  1. Review foundations of diversity, equity, and inclusion
  2. Increase self-awareness of individual and institutional biases, specifically in the healthcare system
  3. Apply bias reduction strategies through case studies and recognize the impact of bias on real-life patients interactions

 

Course Co-Directors

Katharine White, MD MPH
Vice-Chair of Academics, Department of OB/GYN, Boston Medical Center
Director of the Fellowship in Family Planning, Boston Medical Center
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine
Principal Investigator of Partners in Contraceptive Choice and Knowledge (PICCK)

Elisabeth Woodhams, MD MSc
Medical Director, BEACON Family Planning, Boston Medical Center
Associate Director of OB/GYN Residency Program, Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine

 

Accreditor Disclosure Policy

Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals involved in the development and presentation of Accredited Continuing Education activities to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. This information is disclosed to all activity participants prior to the start of the educational activity. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to mitigate all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed. 

In accordance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies that faculty, planners, authors and anyone who may be in control of content have been mitigated.

 

Faculty Presenter

Fatima Dainkeh, MPH
Faculty Presenter does not have anything to disclose with regard to commercial interests. She does not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.

 

Planning Committee

Katharine White, MD MPH receives research support from Boston Medical Center via Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Merck & Co., Inc., and Evofem Biosciences grants, and was previously a consultant for FitBit. Elisabeth Woodhams, MD MSc, Jenn Farraye, NPNatasha Lerner, MPA, Kristina Tavilla, MPH, and Elizabeth Raskin MPH(c) MSW(c) of Boston Medical Center have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

 

Accreditor Disclosures

The following planning committee members from Boston University School of Medicine’s Office of Continuing Medical Education have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies:

Sakina Flint, MS – Program Manager

Michael Burk, BS – Senior Program Manager

 

CME Accreditation

Boston University School of Medicine
Barry M. Manuel Continuing Medical Education Office

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Boston University School of Medicine and Partners in Contraceptive Choice and Knowledge. Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Risk Management

This program meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.

 

How to Earn Credit

In order to successfully complete this activity, you are required to view the entire enduring webinar and complete a posttest and evaluation. The evaluation survey will appear at the end of this activity after the content presentation. In the last evaluation question select that you wish to receive CME credit.

 

How to Request a Certificate

By reviewing the course content and completing the posttest and evaluation, physicians are entitled to receive 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 1 hour of Risk Management on the topic of implicit bias in healthcare. To receive a certificate for your participation in this activity, you will need to complete the evaluation survey at the end of this activity and in the last question select that you wish to receive CME credit. PICCK will send your certificate directly to you via email. You can expect your certificate within two weeks of completing the evaluation survey.

 

DISCLAIMER

THIS CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM IS INTENDED SOLELY FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES FOR QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.  THIS PROGRAM DOES NOT REPLACE YOUR HOME COUNTRY’S LAWS, REGULATIONS, AND GUIDELINES CONCERNING MEDICAL CARE AND DRUG PRESCRIPTION ACTIVITIES. IN NO EVENT SHALL BOSTON UNIVERSITY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN IN RELIANCE ON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE PROGRAM. IN NO EVENT SHOULD THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE PROGRAM BE USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL CARE.  NO PHYSICIAN-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP IS BEING ESTABLISHED.

 

For questions about the program or technology, contact us.

For questions about accreditation, contact Boston University School of Medicine – CME Office at: (617) 358-5005 or cme@bu.edu.

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