Course overview

Equitable Patient Access to Integrative Healthcare Services

In this course, faculty present data to help inform our understanding of the inequities to accessing integrative health services and how to inform our efforts as a health community to correct those inequities.
 Faculty

Jim Whedon, DC, MS

 Conference Series

AIHM 2020 Annual Conference

 Required Lessons

1

 Time to Complete

1 hour

 CME Eligible*

.75 Credits

What you will learn

  • Course Summary

  • In this course, faculty present data to help inform our understanding of the inequities to accessing integrative health services and how to inform our efforts as a health community to correct those inequities. Faculty will also discuss health justice, health equity, and other contributing factors that impact access to integrative care, such as race, socioeconomic status, insurance reimbursement, and scope of practice. A special focus is placed on inequities to accessing chiropractic care to Black people and the systemic factors the perpetuate those inequities.
    By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

    • Describe inequities to accessing integrative health services.
    • Review factors that impact access to integrative care.
    • Explain the role of systemic racism on health inequities.

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

Jim Whedon, DC, MS

Faculty Disclosure: No financial relationships with any ineligible companies to disclose.
About Jim

Dr. Jim Whedon is a national award-winning, NIH-funded clinical and health services investigator with interests in trauma, integrative medicine, spinal disorders and Medicare health policy. Experience in clinical database development and medical editing. IRB and editorial advisory board member. Licensed chiropractic physician with 25 years clinical experience. Faculty appointment with Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.

Much of his research has focused upon geographic variations in access to chiropractic services under Medicare. He conducts observational research using claims and registry data.

Dr. Whedon’s long-term research goals are to improve access to health services that people need and want, and to improve quality through systematic care of acute problems and conservative upstream care of chronic problems. He has a particular interest in helping to improve access to care for vulnerable populations.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine. The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. For specific information regarding Bill 1195 and cultural and linguistic competency, please visit the
CME website.

*CME/CEU Credits

The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine designates this enduring materials for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All other healthcare professionals
 completing this activity will be issued a certificate of participation. To successfully earn credit, participants must review the content, complete a quiz with a score of 75% or higher, and submit an evaluation. This course is CME-eligible ending on May 31, 2022. After this date, 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.

Enroll Now!

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. All required course activities must be completed to earn any eligible continuing education credit(s) and obtain a certificate of completion for this course. 
The views and opinions expressed in this activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the views of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and/or the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine.