2021 Quality Leadership Series: Health Equity is a Patient Safety Emergency - On Demand

This session will convene clinical leaders from healthcare organizations to hear from subject matter experts on strategies to implement that have demonstrated results in improving quality and safety for minority populations and provide more equitable care for all patients.

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Quality leaders
  • Physicians

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe five key drivers for eliminating inequities by focusing on quality and safety.
  2. Identify specific strategies for effectively leveraging existing quality/safety infrastructure and processes to advance equity.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.20 CBRN
  • 1.00 CPHQ – Certified Professional Healthcare Quality
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
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Course expires: 
On Demand Activity
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose.

Planning committee members
Tom Villanueva, DO, MBA, FACPE, SFHM
Associate Vice President, Clinical Resources (physician planner)

Jacob Seal, MS
Networks Manager

Will Dardani, MBA
Senior Networks Director

Donna McNutt, MS, RN (nurse planner)
Networks Director

Donna McNutt, MS, RN
Networks Director

Will Dardani, MBA (moderator)
Senior Networks Director
Andrew Resnick, MD, MBA
Chief Quality Officer
Brigham Health
Karthik Sivashanker, MD, MPH
Medical Director for Quality, Safety, and Equity
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Kellie Goodson, MS, CPXP
Performance Improvement Program Director
Joint Accreditation Statement:
In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Designation Statements:
This activity is designated for 1.00 contact hours.
Vizient, Inc. is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP12580, for 1.20 contact hours.
This program has been approved by the National Association for Healthcare Quality for a maximum of 1.00 CPHQ continuing education credits for this event.
Vizient, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Vizient, Inc. will award CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training programs that meet certain criteria (1 contact hour = 0.1 CEU).

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.20 CBRN
  • 1.00 CPHQ – Certified Professional Healthcare Quality
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
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