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Creating an Inclusive Learning Environment in Medicine: A Guide to Accommodations for Learners with Disabilities

Saturday, July 9, 2022 (All day)

Internet Enduring Material sponsored by Stanford University School of Medicine. Presented by Office of Faculty Development & Diversity at Stanford University School of Medicine. An individual with a disability is defined by the ADA as a person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. The ADA prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability. This CE activity will address some of the ways disability intersects with healthcare and medicine. The animated video will look at healthcare professionals with disability, how institutions can support medical trainees with disability and inform physicians on accessibility and accommodations for residents while also addressing strategies and procedures to address these topics.


Estimated Time to Complete: 60 minutes Registration Fee: Free


AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (1.00 hours), Non-Physician Participation Credit (1.00 hours)

Target Audience

Specialties - All Specialties Professions - Non-Physician, Physician


At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

Discuss the benefits of diversity and inclusion of individuals with disabilities in medicineDescribe the legal responsibilities associated with providing accommodationsDifferentiate between different types of disabilities and associated reasonable accommodationsGenerate appropriate language and etiquette to be used when interacting with individuals with disabilitiesDemonstrate how to foster a safe and supportive learning environment for learners with disabilities in medicineAccreditation

In support of improving patient care, Stanford Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation American Medical Association (AMA) Stanford Medicine designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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