Course Overview

Creating Solutions for Global Change

For this presentation Amoako-Agyei will discuss how the lab is taking an interdisciplinary approach to making the Circular Economy a reality.
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2021 Annual Conference

October 29-31, 2021

Required Lessons

1 lesson with video, quiz, and evaluation

Time to Complete

30 minutes

CME Eligible*

.5 credits
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Course Info
Course Faculty
Accreditation/CME

What you will learn

 Course Summary

Luminosity is an interdisciplinary research and development lab driven by a hand selected team of high-performing students from Arizona State University. We design, build, and deploy novel solutions to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Countdown: Circular Economy Solutions is a social startup founded by Arizona State University student and Luminosity Lab researcher Jasmine Amoako-Agyei. Countdown aims to use community-centered solution design to address plastic pollution in Ghana, West Africa and at Arizona State University. For this presentation Amoako-Agyei will discuss how the lab is taking an interdisciplinary approach to making the Circular Economy a reality.

 Course Objectives

By the end of this course, learners will be able to:
  • Provide a short description of what the Circular Economy is and why it is important.
  • Understand the plastic pollution challenges in Ghana, West Africa and how they create a public health crisis.
  • Understand the need for and the utility of a multifactor approach in addressing plastic pollution.
  • Understanding the role of education when it comes to increasing sustainability awareness and advancing the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
See course outline below for additional information.

This course includes:

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

Course Faculty

Mark Naufel

Bio

Mark Naufel leads an interdisciplinary lab of exceptional students called The Luminosity Lab within ASU’s Knowledge Enterprise. The Luminosity Lab is an applied research and development lab that aims to positively impact society through the use of emerging technologies. Previously, Naufel drove strategy and data initiatives for companies both locally and in Silicon Valley - working at companies such as Cisco Systems, The Wolff Company and the Arizona Chamber of Commerce. He also served as the political director for one of Arizona’s political parties, leading political and data strategy for the 2014 statewide races, and was nominated by Arizona Capitol times as one of Arizona’s rising political stars.

Disclosure

No financial relationships with any ineligible companies to disclose.

Katie Pascavis

Bio

Katie Pascavis is a Mechanical Engineering student and a student researcher as Arizona State University. Global health is a passion of hers and she enjoys working on projects surrounding clean water, agriculture, and sanitation.

Disclosure

No financial relationships with any ineligible companies to disclose.

Jasmine Amoako-Agyei

Bio

Jasmine Amoako-Agyei is an honors student at Arizona State University. She majors in Marketing with double minors in Sustainability and Tech Entrepreneurship. She is a first - generation American whose family hails from Ghana.

Disclosure

No financial relationships with any ineligible companies to disclose.

Accreditation and CME

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 .5 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 December 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.
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.

Course Outline

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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. All required course activities must be completed to earn any eligible continuing education credit(s) and obtain a certificate of completion for this course.