Waterbury Health Literacy Grand Rounds Series 2022
The Waterbury Health Literacy Grand Rounds Series aims to create a learning community to enhance providers’ knowledge, skills, and attitudes on health literacy to improve access, use, and outcomes of care among Waterbury’s BIPOC communities.
This activity meets the first Wednesday of every month.
Acknowledgement of Support
This Grand Rounds Series was made possible with funding awarded to the City of Waterbury Department of Public Health from the Office of Minority Health, Advancing Health Literacy Grant.
This activity is appropriate for the following audiences:
- School nurses
- Community health workers
- Staff from public health associations and community-based organizations
There is no fee associated with this program.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to do the following:
- Discuss why health literacy is important in improving life outcomes for BIPOC communities
- Develop a deeper understanding of health disparities for BIPOC communities
- Review the historical conditions that contributed to health disparities
- Develop a deeper understanding on how our practice helps/hurts disparities in our communities
This activity meets the first Wednesday of every month from 12-1pm ET. Below are the dates of all remaining sessions:
- August 3, 2022
- September 7, 2022
- October 5, 2022
- November 2, 2022
- December 7, 2022
- January 4, 2023
- February 1, 2023
The Waterbury Health Literacy Grand Rounds Series features speakers with subject matter expertise in areas aligned to the grant's overarching aim of enhancing providers' knowledge, skills, and attitudes on health literacy to improve access, use, and outcomes of care among Waterbury's BIPOC communities. Speakers have expertise in areas such as addressing racial health disparities in reproductive health, health inequities in im/migrant communities, motivational interviewing, and the stigma of mental health in BIPOC communities. See the individual sessions for information on faculty speakers and their areas of interest.
Weitzman Institute Disclosure Statement
It is the policy of the Weitzman Institute to ensure that Continuing Education (CE) activities are independent and free of commercial bias. To ensure educational content is objective, balanced, and guarantee content presented is in the best interest of its learners' and the public, the Weitzman Institute requires that everyone in a position to control educational content disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months. An ineligible company is one whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Examples can be found at accme.org.
Faculty participating in a Weitzman Institute-sponsored activity must disclose to the planning committee and audience all financial or other relationship(s) with ineligible companies.
No faculty disclosed a relevant financial relationship for this program.
In support of improving patient care, Moses/Weitzman Health System Inc. and its Weitzman Institute is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credential Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
By completing this activity, you provide Moses/Weitzman Health System Inc. the permission to share completion data with the ACCME and the certifying board(s).
- 12.00 AAPA Category I CMEThrough Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Academy of PAs (AAPA) credit to physician assistants at its activities. Participants should only claim commensurate credit with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 12.00 ACE/ASWBThrough Joint Accreditation Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) credit to social workers at its activities.
- 12.00 ACPEThrough Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) credit to pharmacists at its activities.
- 12.00 ADA CERPThrough Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
- 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™Through Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to physicians at its activities via Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
- 12.00 ANCCThrough Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) nursing credit to nurses at its activities.
- 12.00 APAThrough Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Psychological Association (APA) credit to psychologists at its activities.
- 12.00 CDRThrough Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide CDR credits to registered dieticians at its activities.
- 12.00 Participation Hour(s)If you are not able to utilize any of the above credit types, you are able to download an unaccredited Participation Certificate for your records.