UNTHSC Clinical Practice Improvement

Population Health and Access to Care

Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CPE: 1.00
    • TSBSWE: 1.00
    • UNTHSC: 1.00
    • Physicians: 1.00
    • TNA: 1.00
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: May 15, 2018
  • Expires: Jun 3, 2018
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s)
  • System Requirements:
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Needs Statement

Published literature demonstrates importance of understanding social determinants of health (SDH) and the need for healthcare providers to address underlying SDH for successful patient outcomes.

  • Hamad R, Modrek S, Cullen MR. The effects of job insecurity on health care utilization: findings from a panel of US workers. Health services research. 2016 Jun 1;51(3):1052-73.
  • Kindig D, Stoddart G. What Is Population Health? American Journal of Public Health. 2003;93(3):380-383.
  • Levy H, Janke A. Health literacy and access to care. Journal of health communication. 2016 Mar 28;21(sup1):43-50.
  • McGinnis JM, Williams-Russo P, Knickman JR. The case for more active policy attention to health promotion. Health affairs. 2002 Mar;21(2):78-93.
  • Pizzi, R. Defining Population Health. Healthcare IT News. 29 May 2015. Accessed: http://www.healthcareitnews.com/blog/defining-population-health
  • Schroeder SA. We can do better—improving the health of the American people. New England Journal of Medicine. 2007 Sep 20;357(12):1221-8.
  • Tarlov AR. Public policy frameworks for improving population health. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1999 Dec 1;896(1):281-93.

 

Learning Goal and Outcome

Learning Goal

UNT-Health care teams will increase their acceptance and implementation of clinical practices focused on population accountability.

Learner Outcome

This activity will equip participants with knowledge to address social determinants of health and investigate communities to assess potential social determinant resources.

Target Audience

This activity was planned to address the educational needs of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practioners, nurses, pharmacists, social workers and other staff.

Objectives

Learners will be able to:

  • Discuss several reasons taking a population health approach in clinical practice is important.
  • Describe how community characteristics affect patient health.
  • Identify tools for discovering areas of highest risk in the providers' community.

Accreditation

CPE

ACPEThe University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

 

This knowledge-based activity has been assigned 0845-0000-18-061-H04-P and will award 1.00 contact hour (0.100 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers.

Statements of participation will indicate hours and CEUs based on participation and will be issued online at the conclusion of the activity. Successful completion includes completing the activity, its accompanying evaluation and/or posttest (score 70% or higher) and requesting credit online at the conclusion of the activity. Credit will be uploaded to CPE Monitor, and participants may print a statement of credit or transcript from their NABP e-profile. UNTHSC complies with the Accreditation Standards for Continuing Pharmacy Education.

TSBSWE

This activity is approved for a maximum of 1.00 Clock Hours for Social Workers.

UNTHSC

The University of North Texas Health Science Center certifies this activity for 1.00 hour of participation.

Physicians

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to award continuing medical education to physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for 1.00 hour of AOA Category 1B CME credits. Approval is currently pending.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Systems-based practice

IOM Competencies

  • Provide patient-centered care
  • Work in interdisciplinary teams
  • Employ evidence-based practice

IPE Competencies

  • Roles/ Responsibilities
  • Interprofessional Communication
  • Teams and Teamwork

 
TNA

UNT Health Science Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides up to 1.00 contact hour.

Statements of participation will indicate hours and CEUs based on participation and will be issued online at the conclusion of the activity. Successful completion includes completing the activity, its accompanying evaluation and/or posttest (score 70% or higher) and requesting credit online at the conclusion of the activity.

Faculty Disclosure

Neither the UNT Health Science Center INCEDO office nor any of the planning team have anything to disclose.

Additional Information

Data collected as part of this activity may be analyzed as part of educational research to study the effectiveness of interventions. This project is included under UNTHSC IRB protocol #2017-056.