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Webinar | Healthcare Disparities: How Can We Close the Gap?

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Monday, February 18, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)

Webinar |  Healthcare Disparities: How Can We Close the Gap?

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Everyone deserves to be healthy. However some cannot due to lack of access to providers, medicine, and technology. These are called disparities and refer to the differences in quality of care across different populations. Attend this webinar and learn about healthcare disparities, the populations most at risk, and what you can do to help "close the gap".


This is a Gannett Education CE event. Participants who attend the webinar and complete the post-test and evaluation survey will earn:
 

* Registered Nurses: 1.0 contact hour 
* Registered Dietitians: 1.0 CPEUs (Level 1)

* Social Workers: 1.0 CE clock hours (Level 2)

 

Speaker

Joyce Harrell, RN, OCN

Joyce Harrell, RN, OCN, is currently the Medical Oncology Manager at Johnston Health in Smithfield,NC and Clayton, NC. For the past 15 years of her 23 year nursing career, Joyce has worked in the oncology setting as an outpatient nurse manager, biologic drug nurse educator and staff nurse on an inpatient oncology unit. She looks for "out of the box" ideas to promote cancer education and raises awareness to improve health disparities. Joyce organizes events such as a women's day where practitioners provide free breast exams, and health fair events inside local churches.

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Audience and Requirements 

Audience

Registered Nurses

Course Completion Requirements and Awarding Certificate

After listening to the webinar presentation, complete the course test online. With a score of 75% or better and completing the evaluation, you may immediately print your CE certificate of completion or save a pdf of it for your records. You may also request a copy to be sent to you by mail. If your score is less than the passing score of 75%, you may retake the test. In the event of loss, there is no charge for a replacement copy of a CE certificate.

Jurisdictional Requirements

Continuing education licensing requirements vary by jurisdiction, are not well defined, and may change. We recommend you contact your licensing board or accrediting organization for the latest continuing education requirements of your state or territory.

Accommodations for Disabilities

Every effort will be made to accommodate your special needs. To request accommodation; please contact the CE office at (800) 866-0919.

Grievance Procedure

Gannett Education is committed to conducting all activities in strict conformance with accreditation agencies and boards. Gannett Education will comply with all responsibilities to be nondiscriminatory in activities, program content, and in treatment of participants. The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards will be the responsibility of the Executive Vice President, Gannett Education, Global Programming, and members of the continuing education division.

While Gannett Education attempts to assure fair treatment of all participants, we recognize grievances that may require intervention. Grievances are handled in the following manner:

When a participant, either orally or in written format, files a grievance, the Executive Vice President, Gannett Education, Global Programming, will evaluate the nature of the complaint. If it is meritorious, the Executive Vice President, Gannett Education, Global Programming, will instruct the staff to implement any necessary changes in the course. The complainant will receive a response from the Executive Vice President, Gannett Education, Global Programming, or designated staff within 5 working days.

You may file a complaint by telephone or email.

Telephone #: 800.866.0919

Email: CE@GannettHG.com

 

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How to Register/Attend:
  1. Complete the Webinar Pre-Registration Form above.
  2. Receive an email with a link to confirm your “seat” reservation. There are a limited number of seats for each webinar so please be sure to open the email, click the link, and reserve your seat.
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  4. The day prior and the hour prior to the webinar you should receive reminder emails with links to launch the webinar.
  5. You should log on the webinar at least 10-15 minutes before the event begins so you will have ample time to download the webinar client and log on.  It is highly suggested that you view the webinar on Internet Explorer 9 or another browser such as Firefox, Chrome or Safari. If viewing on an IE version 8 or below, you may have trouble connecting to the webinar.
  6. If you are unable to attend the live session, please visit Nurse.com 2-3 days after the event to view the recording. You will still be able to earn CE credit after the live event.
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Disclosures to Participants:

Webinars must be attended in their entirety and the evaluation form must be completed to receive a certificate of completion.

The planners and presenter(s)/author(s) of this course have declared no real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity.

Gannett Education guarantees the content of these educational activities are free from bias.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

Course Completion Requirements and Awarding Certificate

After listening to the webinar presentation, complete and successfully pass the course test online.  In the event of loss, there is no charge for a replacement copy of a CE certificate.

  

Accreditation:

Nurse.com educational events are provided by Gannett Education.

Gannett Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Gannett Education is also accredited by the Florida Board of Nursing (provider no. FBN 50-1489) and the California Board of Registered Nursing (provider no. CEP 13213).

 

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Gannett Education, provider # 1203, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Gannett Education maintains responsibility for the program. Approval Period: February 15, 2010 to February 15, 2014. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.

Gannett Education maintains responsibility for the program.

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Gannett Education is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).

Gannett Education is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).

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Monday, February 18, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)


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