Reducing Healthcare Disparities for Underserved Populations

Reducing Healthcare Disparities for Underserved Populations

Reducing Healthcare Disparities for Underserved Populations

Reducing Healthcare Disparities for Underserved Populations

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Healthcare disparities refer to the differences in healthcare delivery among various population groups. Disparities in healthcare exist among underserved populations. Underserved populations are those made up of individuals who are typically excluded from or limited in their ability to access available healthcare resources. Factors that limit their abilities to access adequate healthcare resources usually involve income below the poverty line or living in remote geographic locations. Healthcare disparities result in certain groups having limited or no access to healthcare or receiving a lesser quality of healthcare. Reducing Healthcare Disparities for Underserved Populations course provides an overview of healthcare disparities and underserved populations along with the prevalence of healthcare disparities and reviews recommendations for addressing the problems.

COURSE INFORMATION

1 hrsValid for 12 monthsCreated 2019-09-10Updated 2019-09-10

Course Objectives

  • The participant will be able to define healthcare disparities, underserved populations, and social determinants of health.
  • Understand why it is important to be are of healthcare disparities and the major barriers to healthcare access.
  • Identify initiatives and frameworks that have been implemented to address healthcare disparities.
  • Assess the impact of healthcare disparities on the general public, including effects on healthcare costs and quality of care.

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