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Health Disparities and COVID-19 | Caring for the Underserved

Date & Time of Recording:
April 24, 2024 | self-paced
  • On-demand video
Registration Fee:
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Additional Details
Instructional Hours:
Didactic Hours (AHEC Scholars):
Experiential Hours (AHEC Scholars):
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Participants will gain a better insight into health disparities, COVID-19 and how to care the under-served community.

Keywords: covid, health, disparities, under served, community


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

  • discuss health complications of COVID-19.
  • recognize populations at increased risk for COVID-19 related healthcare disparities.
  • implement strategies to facilitate equitable care for at-risk populations.
Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires the speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials. The SC Office of Rural Health (SCORH) and SC Department of Health and Environmental Control (SC DHEC) are partners in a national initiative to address COVID-19 health disparities among high-risk and underserved populations, including racial and ethnic minorities and rural residents. This project is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with funding from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act.
Credits Available
  • Registered Nurses
    American Nurses Credentialing Center
    Credit Statement

    Upstate AHEC is an accredited provider of Nursing Continuing Professional Development by the American Nurses Credential Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive 1 continuing professional development hours.

  • Counselors/Therapists
    SC Board of Examiners for Professional Counselors
    Credit Statement
    This program is approved for 1 hours of continuing education by Upstate AHEC, a division of SC AHEC, under its accreditation by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists.
  • Health Professions Student
    Area Health Education Consortium Student
    Credit Statement
    Participation recognition only: This 1 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
  • All other participants
    Area Health Education Consortium
    Credit Statement
    This program provides 0.1 CEUs by Upstate AHEC and meets South Carolina AHEC Best Practice Standards.
  • AHEC Scholars
    Area Health Education Consortium Student
    Credit Statement
    Participation recognition only: This 1 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
Locations/Participation Options

If you have questions about the credits, location/video conference information, or any other details specific to this particular program, please reach out to the contact(s) below:

  • Name:
    Belinda Cowan
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