Building Provider Capacity for Women with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

Women with spinal cord injury (SCI) face barriers to health care that may lead to medical conditions going unrecognized or untreated due to attitudinal, environmental, economic, and informational barriers as they navigate the health care system. This educational course will help providers who serve women with SCI build capacity to provide optimal care for women with SCI by reviewing important aspects of primary and specialty care for women with SCI, including:

  • Health maintenance, well-being, and accessibility
  • General medical issues related to SCI
  • Sexual and reproductive health
  • Pregnancy and peripartum care

Course Director

Chloe Slocum, MD, MPH

Associate Director of Quality, Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, Mass General Brigham
Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School
Director of Health Policy, Harvard Medical School Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Target Audience

This activity is intended for physicians from multiple disciplines.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Review elements of effective interprofessional care teams providing comprehensive carefor women with SCI.
  2. Identify relevant components of prenatal care women with SCI.
  3. Describe the importance of facility accessibility for providing care for women with SCI.
  4. Formulate a plan for appropriate health maintenance measures and preventive healthscreening for a woman with SCI based on her age and personal and family history.

Format

This course uses an innovative adaptive learning platform that presents content customized to each learner depending on their baseline level of expertise. 

Additional Information

Provided by: 

Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, Craig H. Neilsen Foundation & Mass General Brigham

Course summary
Course opens: 
09/07/2022
Course expires: 
09/07/2023
Cost:
$0.00

In support of improving patient care, Mass General Brigham is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Mass General Brigham designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Disclosure Summary of Relevant Financial Relationships

INELIGIBLE COMPANIES
Companies that are ineligible to be accredited in the ACCME System (ineligible companies) are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Examples of such organizations include:

  • Advertising, marketing, or communication firms whose clients are ineligible companies
  • Bio-medical startups that have begun a governmental regulatory approval process
  • Compounding pharmacies that manufacture proprietary compounds
  • Device manufacturers or distributors                             
  • Diagnostic labs that sell proprietary products
  • Growers, distributors, manufacturers or sellers of medical foods and dietary supplements
  • Manufacturers of health-related wearable products
  • Pharmaceutical companies or distributors
  • Pharmacy benefit managers
  • Reagent manufacturers or sellers

For more information: https://accme.org/faq/what-accmes-definition-ineligible-company

MITIGATION STRATEGIES
Mass General Brigham has implemented a process to mitigate relevant financial relationships for this continuing education (CE) activity to help ensure content objectivity, independence, fair balance and ensure that the content is aligned with the interest of the public. 

The following planners have reported no relevant financial relationship with an ineligible company:

Lauren Hall, MD
Christa Nnoromele, MD
Chloe Slocum, MD, MPH

The following faculty have reported no relevant financial relationship with an ineligible company:

Marie Clark
Lauren Hall, MD
Christa Nnoromele, MD
Chloe Slocum, MD, MPH
Ryan VanVugt

 
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INSTRUCTIONS

This activity consists of 4 modules. This course uses an innovative adaptive learning platform that presents content customized to each learner depending on their baseline level of expertise. 

You may complete the modules in any order.  After you have completed each module, return to this page to access the next module.