CDU Office of CME

CDU Office of CME

Education Opportunities

Date

Activity

Speaker & Affiliation

Location

Thursday,
06/26/2014

QI Series: Diabetes Protocol

Mayer Davidson, MD

TBD

Friday,
07/18/2014

Updates in Medicine: Health Care Delivery System Behind Bars-Correctional Medicine

Muhammad Farooq, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Charles R. Drew University

Hudson Auditorium, MLK-MACC

Friday,
08/15/2014

Updates in Medicine: Pre-op Evaluation for non Cardiac Ambulatory Surgery

Merlyn Asuncion, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Charles R. Drew University

Hudson Auditorium, MLK-MACC

Friday,
09/19/2014

Updates in Medicine: Osteoporosis-Novel therapies

John Uyanne, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Charles R. Drew University

Hudson Auditorium, MLK-MACC

Regularly Scheduled Series

Cancer Journal Club

The weekly Cancer Journal Club is a 1.5 hour training event involving both didactic and interactive training for Providers, Researchers, and Community Members regarding current topics in Cancer Research.  The objectives of the weekly Cancer Journal Club will be to provide an opportunity for clinicians to become aware of the latest cancer trends and implications for clinical practice.  We are hopeful that this important educational activity will help to close the knowledge gap between laboratory based sciences with cancer clinical practice to ultimately address the cancer disparities in the SPA 6 communities. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss implications for patient care with special emphasis on the needs of minority, underserved, and multicultural populations utilizing current cancer research literature.
  • Discuss causes and potential methods to reduce and eliminate cancer health disparities in SPA-6.
  • Describe how to assist community patients in their discussions of cancer research, research protocols, and cancer therapy with healthcare professionals.
  • Discuss how to assist Community Cancer Outreach Partners in ways to effectively implement community based and faith based strategies to best provide information related to cancer prevention and survivorship in this community.
  • Identify current trends in cancer research and address factors related to the translational process toward implementing novel prevention and treatment strategies in clinical practice and community cancer outreach.


 

Target Audience


 

Charles R. Drew University serves a historically underserved and underresourced minority inner city community.  Clinicians that will attend these training opportunities are the Primary Providers for Patients in this community and represent a core of dedicated cancer health practitioners and champions for the elimination of cancer health disparities.  Non-Physicians in attendance that will attend the DCRT Journal club have multiple responsibilities in regard to the planning and delivery of care to minority patients.

Updates in Medicine

The monthly CDU COM Medicine Grand Rounds is a 1 hour training event involving both didactic and interactive training for Providers, Researchers, and Community Members regarding current topics in Medicine.  The objectives of the monthly CDU COM Grand Rounds will be to provide an opportunity for clinicians to become aware of the latest Medicine trends and implications for clinical practice.  Providing continuing medical education in medicine is an important component of the overall effort of the CDU COM.

Learning Objectives:


 

  • Discuss implications for patient care with special emphasis on the needs of minority, underserved, and multicultural populations utilizing current medicine research literature.
  • Discuss causes and potential methods to reduce and eliminate health disparities and chronic disease burden in SPA-6.
  • Describe how to assist community providers to in their discussions of medical research, research protocols, and medical care with patients in minority underserved population.
  • Identify current trends in medical research.
  • Address factors related to the translational process toward implementing novel prevention and treatment strategies in clinical practice and community health outreach in the community.

Target Audience


Charles Drew University serves a historically underserved and underresourced minority inner city community.  Clinicians that will attend these training opportunities are the Primary Providers for Patients in this community.  Non-physicians that will attend the CDU COM Medicine Grand Rounds have multiple responsibilities in regard to the planning and delivery of care to minority patients.

Quality Improvement Series

The MLK-MACC Quality Improvement Committee establishes patient and staff quality indicators for the improvement of patient care in each department and service area. These indicators are measured monthly. The Quality Improvement series will address the gaps in the clinical and non-clinical practices that can improve patient care based on measured indicators.

Learning Objectives


 

  • State the MLK-MACC health outcome indicators or health quality indicators.
  • Describe how the health indicators are measured.
  • Evaluate changes in practice needed to improve the health indicator outcomes.


 

Target Audience


 

This activity targets multiple groups, both clinical and non-clinical: providers: general and specialists, nursing and ancillary staff.