Course overview

The Effects of Racism, Trauma, and Chronic Stress on Health

In this course, faculty review the effects of racism, trauma, stress and healthy coping strategies that promote individual and community resiliency to chronic stress.
 Faculty

Yvette Miller, MD, BSN, MSPM, ADS, ABIHM

 Conference Series

AIHM 2020 Annual Conference

 Required Lessons

1

 Time to Complete

45 minutes

 CME Eligible*

.75 Credit

What you will learn

  • Course Summary

  • Experiences of racism and trauma can lead to activation of the body’s “fight or flight” stress response. Without resolution of the stress, long-term health consequences and chronic conditions, which are common in the African American community such as high blood pressure and heart disease can result. This course reviews the effects of racism, trauma, stress and healthy coping strategies.
    By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

    • Discuss the impact of racism, trauma and chronic stress on health.
    • Discuss the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs).
    • List strategies that promote individual and community resiliency to chronic stress.

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

Yvette Miller, MD, BSN, MSPM, ADS, ABIHM

Faculty Disclosure: No financial relationships with any ineligible companies.
About Yvette
Dr. Yvette Marie Miller is currently the American Red Cross Executive Medical Officer for the Donor and Client Support Center (DCSC) in Charlotte, NC.  She has been with Red Cross over 24yrs, serving in various leadership capacities including regional Medical Director and Director of Apheresis Donor Collections and Clinical Services for the Arizona Region. As the Executive Medical Officer for the DCSC she oversees donor eligibility, product management and donor management. She has training in leading critical conversations about structural racism, diversity, equity and inclusion and community resilience development. Dr. Miller’s other areas of interest include blood donor recruitment and education in the African American community and underrepresented communities, equitable access to healthcare in underserved communities and use of integrative medicine modalities in community health and wellness and for self-care.

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 Credit™. 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.