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Ethnicity in Cardiovascular Care: Making a Difference

Price: $10.00 CE: 1.00
This course is accessible until 9/1/2020

Disparities in cardiovascular healthcare exist: they are pervasive, entrenched in society, and documented by numerous studies. This course for healthcare professionals, offers a review of the research; highlights some specific aspects of the problem including risk factors, diagnostic and treatment practices, and morbidity/mortality rates; and describes some of the national, community, and healthcare actions that can improve cardiovascular healthcare for all Americans.


AdventHealth University Division echelon is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. ANCC Provider Number P0348

echelon® is an approved CE provider by the Florida Board of Nursing.

AdventHealth University Division echelon is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider Number CPE16352.

NOTE: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors; individuals may not repeat and report a self-learning activity for credit twice in the same biennium.

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Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate increased awareness of disparities in cardiovascular disease.
  2. Discuss specific aspects of the problem, including risk factors, awareness, and issues related to care and treatment.
  3. Describe several current, broad initiatives for eliminating inequities.
  4. Identify potential actions on both a local and national level to address this problem.

Qualified Planners/Faculty

Jennifer H. Mieres, MD, FACC, FACP

Dr. Mieres, a native of Trinidad, West Indies, is the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer & Medical Director for the Center for Learning and Innovation North Shore - LIJ Health System. Dr. Mieres has made countless appearances on national and local news outlets over the years about heart disease with a focus on women and heart disease. She is a founding member and was the first female president of the The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC), a leader in education, advocacy and quality for the field of nuclear cardiology. Her book, Heart Smart for Black Women and Latinas: A Five-Week Program for Living a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle was released in 2008 to critical acclaim. An active volunteer for the American Heart Association (AHA) she is a national spokesperson for the AHA's Go Red for Women movement. Dr. Mieres was listed among New York's best doctors in 2009 and 2010 and was an Emmy nominee in 2003 for her production of the PBS documentary, "A Woman's Heart."

This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.

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Washington, DC 20002
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Contact Hours: 1, Category: General, Expires: 8/1/2020
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Completion Requirements: To receive continuing education credit commensurate with the credit awarded for this on-line activity, the participant must:

  • View all modules
  • Participate and pass all learning checks
  • Pass the Post Test(s) with a minimum score of 80%
  • Complete and submit the on-line evaluation

Certificates of Completion: will be available to print immediately upon finishing the completion requirements. You are encouraged to print and save your certificate for your portfolio as required by your licensing body. Interdisciplinary accredited activities, activities having multiple accreditors, will be listed individually on the Certificate of Completion.

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