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4. Return to SCHOOLS site to complete post test and evaluation (EVAL KEY: social) and print certificate.

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SCHOOLS "Social Determinants of Health:
Race and Stroke"

Date of Posting:
Oct 5, 2013

Date of Expiration:
Oct 4, 2015



Bruce Ovbiagele, MD, MSc

At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize that hypertension, more aggressive in African Americans, places them
    at an increased incidence of stroke and recurrent stroke
  • Discuss the underdiagnosis of silent and whispering strokes in African Americans
    and its consequences on their outcomes
  • Discuss why frequent monitoring of children with sickle cell is necessary to
    prevent stroke and the treatments that can be used to prevent stroke in children
    identified as at high risk

Target Audience: Physicians, nurses, pharmacists,and physician assistants.

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Disclosure Statement

In accordance with the ACCME Essentials and Standards, anyone involved in planning or presenting at this educational activity is required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in the healthcare industry. Speakers who incorporate information about off-label or investigational use of drugs or devices are asked to disclose that information at the beginning of their presentation. Dr. Ovbiagele has no financial disclosures relevant to this presentation.

Credit Statement
The Medical University of South Carolina designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement
The Medical University of South Carolina is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Participants must achieve 75% on the post-test questions in order to receive a certificate of attendance. No partial credit will be given.

For additional information, contact Ragan DuBose-Morris, Director of Learning Services, for the South Carolina AHEC at duboser@musc.edu or 843-792-9429.


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