Continuing Education

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ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Consortium of Universities for Global Health. The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.5  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES FOR THIS YEAR'S CONFERENCE

  • Demonstrate the importance of integrative health in reducing health disparities and attaining health equity.  
  • Identify appropriate treatment strategies for use in underserved and ethnically diverse patient populations and develop best practice models for providing effective integrative healthcare for patients suffering from various health disparities.
  • Evaluate the indications, benefits, and risks of integrative health approaches for underserved populations and select appropriate resources based on patient needs and preferences. 
  • Evaluate current research, and share skills and knowledge in sustainable integrative models for underserved populations. 
  • Compare and contrast appropriate integrative treatment strategies for use in common problems seen in underserved patient populations.
  • Discuss practical options for helping support patient self-care, self-efficacy and self-management tools.
  • Identify new health care providers and healers across disciplines that have a commitment to integrative medicine for the underserved, and build a network of providers who support mutual learning and interdisciplinary clinical practice.
  • Discuss the importance of advocacy at national, state, local, and organization levels to enact changes in policies, which can impact health among individuals and communities.  
  • Promote a “Health in All Policies” approach, defined as collaboration to improve population health by embedding health considerations into decision-making processes across a broad array of sectors, with the goal of addressing both social and structural factors that impact health. 

TARGET AUDIENCE

IM4US is a community that embraces diversity and welcomes all individuals caring for the underserved, especially those from under-represented healing professions or backgrounds. Health care providers, healers, researchers, public health workers, policy analysts, administrators, and others are invited to attend our conference. 

Under-represented healing professions, People of Color, members of the LGBTQ community, and local D.C. area organizations are encouraged to attend.

All modalities warmly welcomed, including, but not limited to:

  • Acupuncturists
  • Behavioral/Mental Health Practitioners
  • Chiropractors
  • Community Health Workers/Promotoras
  • Consultants/Coaches
  • Dentists/Dental Hygeinists/Dental Assistants
  • Dieticians 
  • Educators/Faculty
  • Energy Healers
  • Health Educators
  • Herbalists
  • Homeopaths
  • Massage Therapists
  • Medical Doctors
  • Midwives
  • Naturopathic Physicians
  • Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
  • Nutritionists
  • Osteopathic Physicians
  • Patients and Community Members
  • Physician Assistants
  • Researchers
  • Yoga/Movement Instructors

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  • Manage their personal schedule and check-in to sessions
  • Set up 1-to-1 meetings with fellow attendees
  • View sponsors and exhibitors and their representatives, send requests to get their contact details
  • Engage in discussions on the forum

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  • View attendees and speakers, and their publicly available details including submitted abstracts and checked-in sessions.