The Challenge of CVD Risk Reduction in Racial and Ethnic Minorities

Learn about challenges health care providers face when serving racial and ethnic minority groups.

Member Cost: $0Non-member Cost: $0
Credits: 0.75 CE contact hours, 0.0 CE pharmacology hours

Course Overview

Join Keith Ferdinand, MD as he discusses the challenges and disparities health care providers face in the reduction of cardiovascular risk. This session will describe healthcare disparities in risk factor prevalence, co-morbid disease states, and current CVD outcomes in the United States. The course will also explore genetic variations and environmental impacts. and review successful strategies in closing the healthcare gap among racial and ethnic minority groups. 

Member Cost: $0Non-member Cost: $0
Credits: 0.75 CE contact hours, 0.0 CE pharmacology hours

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Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the healthcare disparities in risk factor prevalence, co-morbid disease states, and CVD outcomes in the United States. 
  2. Explain the genomic variations and the impact of the environment on CVD. 
  3. Review successful strategies to close the gap in healthcare disparities among racial and ethnic minorities. 

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Faculty

  • Keith Ferdinand, MD
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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 PCNA. PCNA is accredited by AANP as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 030602.