Disability Webinar Series

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We would like to invite you to an upcoming series of webinars for healthcare providers on accessible healthcare for people with disabilities. While the webinars will focus on information for healthcare providers, the information will also be valuable for people with disabilities and those that support them. All are welcome to attend.

This series is part of the Rural Healthcare Access Project, an initiative funded by the PA Developmental Disabilities Council to improve healthcare access for people with disabilities in rural PA

Session 1: Core Competencies on Disability Part 1 – Thursday January 14, 1pm

This session will be a presentation of Disability Core Competencies by Dr. Susan Havercamp, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at the Ohio State University Nisonger Center. 

The Core Competencies are skills and attributes that enable healthcare professionals to provide quality care to consumers with disabilities. They were developed by the Alliance for Disability in Health Care Education in partnership with the Ohio Disability and Health Program at the Ohio State University Nisonger Center using a consensus process which included people with disabilities, disability experts, health educators, and health care providers.

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85023183980

To join by phone call (646) 876-9923 and enter meeting ID 850 2318 3980

Session 2: Core Competencies Part 2 and Stakeholder Panel – Thursday January 28, 1pm

This session will include a recap of the Core Competencies along with people with disabilities and other community leaders from the Rural Healthcare Access Project discussing their care experiences and answering questions. 

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88196288579

To join by phone call (646) 876-9923 and enter meeting ID 881 9628 8579

Session 3: Provider Panel – Tuesday February 9, 1pm

In this session we will hear from a panel of healthcare providers about their experiences treating people with disabilities, challenges, best practices, and how providers can help improve access to care.

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82116341873

To join by phone call (646) 876-9923 and enter meeting ID 821 1634 1873

Click here to register for sessions.

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