Course overview

Disparities in Integrative Health

In this course, Dr. Sims will discuss the barriers to proper integrative health in these populations and what we can do as health care providers to better serve the quickly changing landscape of the healthcare.

DeJarra Sims, ND

 Conference Series

AIHM 2019 Annual Conference

 Required Lessons


 Time to Complete

1 hour

 CME Eligible*

1.00 Credits

What you will learn

  • Course Summary

  • It is estimated that well over half of the population of the United States will be made up of ethnic minorities by the year 2050. Although this fact is known, less is known about how to successfully intervene in the health care of these individuals when health disparities exist. Disparities in health care however, are not just limited to one’s ethnic or racial background. It is defined as obstacles to health due to ethnicity; religion; socioeconomic status; gender; age; mental health; cognitive, sensory, or physical disability; sexual orientation or gender identity; geographic location; or other characteristics historically linked to discrimination or exclusion. In this course, Dr. Sims will discuss the barriers to proper integrative health in these populations and what we can do as health care providers to better serve the quickly changing landscape of the healthcare.
    By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

    • Recognize how health disparities adversely affect groups of people Identify the role of health care providers in reducing health care disparities.
    • Discuss barriers to effective integrative intervention in underserved populations.
    • Develop a framework for creating a professional commitment to eliminating health disparities in their communities.
    • Utilize cross-cultural communication skills in order to better serve a diverse patient population.

Course includes:

  • Video recording
  • Downloadable audio
  • Speaker handout(s)
  • 1 Quiz
  • 1 Evaluation
  • Certificate of Completion
  • CME/CEU Credits

Included in this course

Course Faculty

DeJarra Sims, ND

Faculty Disclosures: This speaker has no relevant relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
About DeJarra
Dr. DeJarra K. Sims NMD, known by her patients as “Dr. DJ” is a Naturopathic Physician and published author of the book, “Your Healthiest Life Now: The Key to Your Total Health Transformation”. Dr. DJ is licensed to practice medicine in both Arizona and California. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Prairie View A&M University, in Texas and completed her doctorate at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, in Tempe, Arizona. In addition to her training in natural therapeutics, Dr. DJ trained in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture (TCM), Minor Surgery, Prolotherapy and Osteopathic Manipulation. Dr. DJ currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Naturopathic Medicine at Bastyr University in San Diego, California where she specializes in the natural treatment of skin disorders such as acne and eczema. She has special interest and extensive training in the treatment of drug addictions, heart disease, thyroid disorders and digestive disorders. Dr. DJ is a professional speaker and natural health expert and serves as an advisor and guest speaker for various national, community and faith based organizations.

*CME/CEU Credits

Physicians earn a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. The subscription period for this CME-eligible course is until June 24, 2022
All other healthcare professionals completing this activity will be issued a certificate of participation. Physicians should claim only those credits that reflect the time actually spent in the activity. To successfully earn credit, participants must review the content and complete the activity evaluation, followed by the post-test online during the subscription period. After the subscription period, you will continue to have access to your purchased content, however you will no longer be able to claim CME credits for your participation in the course.

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This course is self-paced with no set beginning or end date. You may complete this course on your own schedule and pace. Enrolling in and purchasing this course grants you access to its contents in perpetuity.