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Chapter Listing

Ethnic and Racial Disparity in Healthcare in the United States - DEMO

Preview

Chapter 1: Introduction - What are Ethnic & Racial Health Care Disparities?

This course is designed for nurse clinicians in the United States caring for patients at risk for ethnic and racial healthcare disparity, leading to higher rates of chronic disease. The purpose of this course is to assist the nurse in becoming familiar with ethnic and racial disparities in healthcare in the United States, the impact they have on the development, treatment, and outcome of chronic disease, and initiatives that can be taken to address these disparities, decreasing ethnic and racial disparity in healthcare, leading to improved patient health and healthcare, lessening the burden of chronic disease in the United States.

Objectives

 Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Define ethnic and racial healthcare disparity
  • Identify ethnic and racial healthcare disparity in the United States
  • List populations affected by ethnic and racial healthcare disparity in the United States
  • Discuss the effects of ethnic and racial healthcare disparity on chronic disease in these populations
  • Explain healthcare initiatives that can be taken to address ethnic and racial healthcare disparity in the United States
  • Understand how decreasing ethnic and racial disparity in healthcare can improve patient health and health outcomes, decreasing the burden of chronic disease in the United States

Curriculum

Chapter 1 - Introduction - What are Ethnic and Racial Health Care Disparity?

  • Ethnic and Racial Healthcare Disparity in the United States

Chapter 2 - Populations Affected by Ethnic and Racial Healthcare Disparity in the United States

  • Native Americans
  • African Americans
  • Hispanics
  • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
  • Asian Americans

Chapter 3 - Addressing Ethnic and Racial Healthcare Disparity in the United States

  • Addressing Ethnic and Racial Healthcare Disparity

Chapter 4 - Conclusion

  • Conclusion
  • About the Author
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