2022 Stronger - P108 - Recipe for Equity: Hospital/Community Partnership Addresses Local Food Insecurity - On Demand

Throughout the 10-county service area of Foodlink, University of Rochester (UR) Medicine’s regional food bank, more than 152,000 residents experience food insecurity — meaning they have limited or uncertain access to enough food for everyone in their household. To better address food insecurity in our community, UR Medicine partnered with Foodlink to establish a hospital-based food pantry that meets patients where they are. During the session, our pantry team will share the importance of community partnerships, the implementation process and lessons learned and provide insight on future growth.

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Physicians
  • Other Healthcare Professionals

Learning Objectives

Discuss implementation steps for a food pantry at a large academic medical institution.

Apply shared knowledge of how an institution can address a basic need (food insecurity) for its patient populations.

Identify at least one solution for addressing food insecurity in the community your health care organization serves.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 ANCC
  • 0.50 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
09/14/2022
Course expires: 
09/21/2023

Faculty

Amy Woods, MPH, Project Manager, Health Equity Program Support Office, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

Mary Lynn Siegel, MS, RN, CNL, Clinical Informaticist, Health Equity Program Support Office, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

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Credit Types

 

Nurses (CNE)

Vizient, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 ANCC contacts hours.

Physicians (CME)

Vizient, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals (General CE Credit)

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Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 ANCC
  • 0.50 General CEU – Attendance
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