Harnessing the Power of Neurodiversity in the Workplace
Ability @Vizient is a new DNA and not all Members of the Vizient ACHE Community participate in Ability @Vizient. This topic was selected for presentation at the ACHE Congress for Healthcare Leaders in March 2023 for Face-to-Face education credit and will first be presented to the Vizient ACHE Community for qualified education credit.
- Vizient’s commitment to DEI and the journey
- Froedtert Health’s philosophy and perspective about disability inclusion strategy and efforts
- Role as executive sponsor to Ability@Vizient
- Benefits of harnessing the power of neurodiversity in the workplace
- Impact at Vizient training on ableist language training
This activity is intended for healthcare executive and all other professionals.
At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able to:
- Summarize the benefits of including neurodiversity into your workplace Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategic plan.
- Identify an example of ableist language from a list of options.
Monica Davy, JD
Chief Culture, Diversity and Inclusion Officer
Brian Skeats, MHA
Taylor White, MHA
Group SVP, Strategy, Marketing & Corp Development
Andres E. Gonzalez, MEd., CCDP/AP
Vice President, Community Engagement & Chief Diversity Officer
Statement of Content validity
Vizient, Inc. educational activities are intended to assist healthcare teams advance their professional responsibilities in accordance with the definition of continuing education. It is the policy of Vizient, Inc. to review and ensure that all content and recommendations for patient care within accredited CE is evidenced-based, based on current science and clinical reasoning while ensuring the content is fair and balanced. All recommendations must conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, analysis, and interpretation. Vizient, Inc. does not permit accredited continuing education if it advocates for unscientific approaches to diagnosis or therapy, or if the education promotes recommendations, treatment, or manners of practicing healthcare that are determined to have risks or dangers that outweigh the benefits or are known to be ineffective in the treatment of patients.
Identification, Mitigation, and Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships
As an accredited provider of continuing education, Vizient, Inc. is dedicated to ensuring this activity presents learners with only accurate, balanced, scientifically justified recommendations, and is free from promotion, marketing, and commercial bias. In accordance with The Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all planners, faculty, and others in control of the educational content have disclosed the absence or existence of all financial relationships (of any dollar amount) with ineligible companies within the past 24 months.
It is Vizient’s policy that owners and employees of ineligible companies, and any individuals who refuse to disclose the absence or existence of financial relationships with any ineligible companies are disqualified from participating as planners or faculty.
Disclosure of Financial Relationships:
Absence of Relevant Financial Relationships
Vizient, Inc., Jointly Accredited for Interprofessional Continuing Education, defines companies to be ineligible as those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
An individual is considered to have a relevant financial relationship if the educational content an individual can control is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company.
No one in a position to control the content of this educational activity have relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.
By attending the Harnessing the Power of Neurodiversity in the Workplace offered by Vizient, Inc., participants may earn up to 1.0 ACHE Qualified Education Hours toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation.
All attendees must self-report their attendance in order for this credit to be applied toward their advancement or recertification as Fellows of ACHE.
Vizient, Inc. will award all other healthcare professionals who successfully complete the activity a Certificate of Participation indicating the maximum credits available. Various state license boards and credentialing bodies accept certificates of participation from accredited CE activities to meet CE requirements for license renewals and re-certification. It is the responsibility of the participant to contact their state licensing board and/or certifying body for verification on credit eligibility reciprocity.
- 1.00 ACHE
- 1.00 General CE – Attendance