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Approx. 15 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Define health equity.

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

  • Engage community and organizational stakeholders in health equity research.

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

Skills you will gain

Health Researchhealth equity researchResearch DesignResearch MethodsEpidemiology
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Beginner Level
Approx. 15 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Course Overview and Introduction to Health Equity Research

4 hours to complete
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

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Engaging Community Stakeholders in Health Equity Research

3 hours to complete
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

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Engaging Policymakers to Address Social Determinants of Health

3 hours to complete
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

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Engaging Health System Leaders and Organizational Stakeholders in Health Equity Research

3 hours to complete
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

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