Health Disparities

You will be able to claim credit for all components of "Virtual Opioid Rounds: A Multidisciplinary Approach" you complete at the end of the course. The Health Disparities component contains a presentation you must watch  in order to claim credit. 

Target Audience

This course is designed for members of the MCW community - MCW Faculty, MCP, CSG, CMG, CP and Zablocki VA physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants with a current DEA certificate and who prescribe opioids for pain management.

Learning Objectives

  • Review patient case within the context of opioids and the disparities that exist around opioid prescribing and pain management
  • Define health disparities, populations at risk, and framework for discussion
  • Review the known disparities and contributors of disparities that exist based on the literature to include patient related factors, provider related factors, and system related factors


Additional information


Office of Continuing & Professional Education
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Leonard E. Egede, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine & Eminent Scholar
Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine 
Director, Center for Advancing Population Science (CAPS)
Associate Director for Diversity, Genomic Sciences and Precision Medicine Center
Co-Director MCW CTSI KL2 Program
Director, MCW CTSI Master’s in Clinical/Translational Research

Jessica M. Grusnick, MPAS, PA-C
Physician Assistant, General Internal Medicine 
Center for Advancing Population Science (CAPS)
Medical College of Wisconsin

Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests

This module is worth 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1(TM) credits, AANP contact hours, and AAPA credits.

Credits can be claimed once you have completed all the modules you have chosen.  


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