This three-lesson course will explore health disparities — what they are, why they occur, and how you can help reduce them in your local setting. After discussing the current (and alarming) picture in Lesson 1, we’ll dive into Lesson 2 and learn about some of the promising work that is reducing disparities in health and health care around the world. Then, in Lesson 3, we’ll suggest how you can start improving health equity in your health system and community.
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After completing this course, you will be able to:
1. Recognize at least two causes of health disparities in the US and around the world.
2. Describe at least three initiatives to reduce disparities in health and health care.
3. Identify several ways you can help reduce health disparities.
You must be a registered IHI.org user
to take this course.
You must complete all the lessons within this course and achieve a minimum score of 75% in order to receive credit for the course.