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Preparing Physicians to Care for People with Disabilities: Core Competencies and the ADA


Thursday, September 23, 2021
2:30 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. CST


Cost: Free


Format: Webinar


Where: Online/Web-based


Sponsored By:

Webinar Series: Health Care and the ADA - Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities
from the Pacific ADA Center, member of the ADA National Network

Description:

People with disabilities represent over 20 percent of the American population. Like other marginalized groups, people with disabilities have significant health disparities and face barriers to health care. Despite the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act over thirty years ago, health care providers report being unprepared and uncomfortable treating patients with disabilities. To address this training gap, people with disabilities partnered with disability researchers, health educators, and healthcare advocates to create a list of six essential competencies to providing quality health care to patients with disabilities. Addressing core disability competencies in health care education will prepare the future healthcare workforce to provide quality healthcare to all patients.



Registration:

Deadline to Register - September 22, 2021

Register at the web link below. All webinars offer captioning. Requests for sign language interpreters must be made the Monday before the webinar to support@adapacific.org. For all other accessibility questions about Zoom webinar conferencing software, go to https://zoom.us/accessibility.

Contact For More Information:


Pacific ADA Center
Phone: 510-285-5600 (v/tty)
Email: adapresentations@adapacific.org
Web: Webinar Series: Health Care and the ADA - Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities
(adapresentations.org/healthcare/schedule.php)


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