Racial Disparities Webinar
Part of the ANA COVID-19 Webinar Series
The numbers are stark: Black Americans represent 13% of the population but they have suffered 23% of COVID-19 deaths. Native Americans are also suffering much greater incidence of COVID-19 deaths.
Nurses are in the key position to positively impact these COVID-19 disparities.
A FREE, On-Demand Series for ALL Nurses
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Racial Health Disparities are not new to the U.S. health care system. But now more than ever, you can have a direct and lifesaving impact on the recognition, care and treatment, and recovery from COVID-19 in these vulnerable populations.
Program content provides clarity on the stark challenges faced by Black and Native American people during the pandemic. After viewing this on-demand webinar, you will have very specific actions you can take immediately to save more lives.
- The magnitude and origins of COVID-19 racial disparities
- Addressing the roots of the problem
- Facing Implicit Bias: An effort we all must make
- How to translate insight and knowledge into lifesaving actions
- Points of intervention when caring for a COVID-19 patient and how you can make an impact each step of the way
When the history of the COVID-19 pandemic is written, racial disparities may be its saddest and most avoidable chapter. View this webinar and discover how you can take actions now to help to turn this dire situation around.
Who should attend: ALL NURSES IN ALL SETTINGS
Tanya R. Sorrell PhD, PMHNP-BC
Associate Professor of Psychiatric Nursing at the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus. Program Director of a $5 million state-wide Colorado Legislative funded Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Services Program.
Served on national SAMHSA committees for Cultural Competence in Nursing Care and increasing Minority representation in graduate nursing programs. Her doctoral training is in rural and urban underserved Mental Health and Substance use services research.
Bridgette M. Brawner, PhD, MDiv, APRN
Associate Professor of Nursing and Senior Fellow in the Center for Public Health Initiatives at the University of Pennsylvania. Chair of the National Advisory Committee for the Minority Fellowship Program at the American Nurses Association/ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Dr. Brawner is passionate about eliminating health disparities and works toward health equity promotion in disenfranchised communities.
Ernest J. Grant PhD, RN, FAAN
President, American Nurses Association
Dr. Grant has more than 30 years of nursing experience and is an internationally recognized burn-care and fire-safety expert. Grant serves as adjunct faculty for the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing.
In 2002, President George W. Bush presented Grant with a Nurse of the Year Award for his work treating burn victims from the World Trade Center site. He holds membership in Sigma Theta Tau and Chi Eta Phi.
Grant holds a BSN degree from North Carolina Central University and MSN and PhD degrees from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He was inducted as a fellow into the American Academy of Nursing in 2014. He is the first man to be elected to the office of president of the American Nurses Association.
Please join us for this valuable webinar!
Made possible by the generosity the American Nurses Foundation.
No contact hours are being awarded for attending this webinar. However, ANA is working on providing CNE for each webinar in the ANA COVID-19 Webinar series for those nurses who require CNE hours. Register now and you will be notified as soon as CNE is available and what steps to take to secure the credit.
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