About this Course

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Approx. 11 hours to complete

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Subtitles: English

What you will learn

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    Define health equity.

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    Understand how patient-centeredness and cultural competence enhance the quality and success of health equity researc

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    Engage community and organizational stakeholders in health equity research.

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    Effectively disseminate health equity research findings to stakeholders and the public.

Skills you will gain

Health Researchhealth equity researchResearch DesignResearch MethodsEpidemiology

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks, 2.5 to 3 hours per week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
4 hours to complete

Course Overview and Introduction to Health Equity Research

7 videos (Total 77 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Introduction to "From Health Disparities to Health Equity: Building Trust in Health Care and Research Among Vulnerable Populations"50s
Health Disparities vs. Health Equity8m
Trust6m
Patient Centeredness21m
Cultural Competence15m
Bias24m
2 readings
Preliminary Readings25m
Required And Recommended Readings1h
1 practice exercise
From Health Disparities to Health Equity: Building Trust in Health Care and Research among Vulnerable Populations30m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Engaging Community Stakeholders in Health Equity Research

6 videos (Total 90 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
The Community and Health Inequalities4m
Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR)19m
Community Advisory Boards (CABs)9m
Real-World Example of Community Engagement and CBPR: Tumaini (Hope) for Health14m
Real-World Example of Community Engagement and CBPR: Research among Public Housing Residents40m
1 reading
Required Readings1h
1 practice exercise
Engaging Community Stakeholders in Health Equity Research30m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Engaging Policymakers to Address Social Determinants of Health

5 videos (Total 54 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Social Determinants of Health3m
State of the Evidence18m
Health in All Policies24m
Communities, Social Justice, and Academic Medical Centers6m
1 reading
Required and Recommended Readings30m
1 practice exercise
Engaging policy stakeholders to address social determinants of health30m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Engaging Health System Leaders and Organizational Stakeholders in Health Equity Research

7 videos (Total 87 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
Overarching Principle #1: Relationship Building15m
Overarching Principle #2: System Awareness11m
Overarching Principle #3: Framing18m
Overarching Principle #4: Ease of Use15m
Overarching Principle #5: Implementation Support8m
Overarching Principle #6: Flexibility16m
1 reading
Required and Recommended Readings30m
1 practice exercise
Engaging Health System Leaders and Organizational Stakeholders in Health Equity Research30m

Instructors

Image of instructor, Lisa A. Cooper, M.D.

Lisa A. Cooper, M.D.

Director, The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity
Bloomberg School of Public Health
Image of instructor, Tanjala Purnell

Tanjala Purnell

Visiting Assistant Professor
Bloomberg School of Public Health

About Johns Hopkins University

The mission of The Johns Hopkins University is to educate its students and cultivate their capacity for life-long learning, to foster independent and original research, and to bring the benefits of discovery to the world....

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