Pulling back the sheets: Deep inequalities exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic

Expires October 27, 2022

Presentation

Video length: 44 minutes

Overview

In this month's "Virtual Lecture," Rahma Warsame, M.D, describes the inequities exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic and the health benefits of collecting and reporting COVID-19 data by gender and race/ethnicity.

Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • State the public and individual health benefits of collecting and reporting COVID-19 data by gender and race/ethnicity.
  • Discuss non-clinical factors that impact the observed disproportionate COVID-19 infection and mortality rates among members of racial and ethnic minority communities.

Intended Audience

This program is appropriate for clinicians, pathologists, medical technologists, nurses, pharmacists, and other allied health staff.

Presenter

Rahma Warsame, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Oncology
Department of Hematology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

Credit

The following types of credit are offered for this program:

ASCLS P.A.C.E.®

Mayo Clinic Laboratories is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® program. This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.0 P.A.C.E.® contact hour.

State of California

Mayo Clinic Laboratories is approved as a Continuing Education Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences for the State of California. This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hour.

State of Florida

Mayo Clinic Laboratories is approved as a Continuing Education Accrediting Agency for the Clinical Laboratory Sciences for the State of Florida. Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel has designated this program for General credit. This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hour.

To obtain credit:

  1. Watch the video.
  2. Complete the post-test and evaluation that launches immediately following the video.
  3. Generate and print your certificate(s).

Level of instruction for this program is basic.

Faculty Disclosure

Course director(s), planning committee, faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty members also will disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentations. Disclosure of this information will be published in course materials so those participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding the presentations.

Questions?

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