Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for adults in the US. However, patients from minority populations with cardiovascular disease have disproportionately poor health outcomes and are particularly vulnerable to health disparities. Racial inequities in health also result in higher risk-burden in minority groups for metabolic syndromes such as Type 2 (adult-onset) diabetes, which increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. Health disparities in cardiometabolic care predominantly affect African American/Black, Hispanic/Latinx, Native American, low socioeconomic status (SES) populations and other minority groups. It is imperative that clinicians recognize the impact of health inequities and inequalities on outcomes in minority patients with cardiometabolic disorders and address unconscious bias and disparities in care.
This CME Outfitters Live and OnDemand will focus on identifying structural and social determinants of health (SDOH) and clinician biases that place minority patients at risk for poorer outcomes in cardiovascular disease and implementing health care practices to improve these outcomes.
At the end of this CME/CE activity, participants should be able to:
Supported by an educational grant from the Johnson & Johnson Institute and the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies
Physicians, physician associates (PAs), nurse practitioners (NPs), nurses, and pharmacists
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Dr. Cohen reports that he receives research support from Edwards Lifesciences Corporation. He serves on the speakers bureau for AstraZeneca; Boehinger Ingelheim; and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Dr. Stanford reports that she receives research support from Amazon. She consults for Calibrate Health, Chroma Health, GoodRx, Inc., and Novo Nordisk.
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