Disability Healthcare Training

Thank you for visiting the Nisonger disability continuing education page! From here you can access two courses that are approved for continuing education by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for physicians, nurses, certified health education specialists and other health professionals.

Healthcare Access for Persons with Disabilities

These courses are designed to increase the capacity of health care providers to provide quality healthcare for persons with disabilities. Part I: Persons with Physical and Sensory Disabilities (WB2695) and Part II: Persons with Developmental Disabilities (WD2564) trainings present various disability issues, serving to strengthen participants’ competence in physical/sensory and developmental disabilities.

Part I: Persons with Physical and Sensory Disabilities (WB2695)
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to help health care providers provide quality healthcare to people with disabilities. This training will present various disability and health issues and strengthen participants’ competence in caring for people with physical and sensory disabilities (i.e., blindness and deafness). Training includes a video developed by the World Institute on Disability and featuring the perspectives on access to healthcare of people with disabilities. Presented by Susan M. Havercamp, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, Nisonger Center, UCEDD, at The Ohio State University.

OBJECTIVES:
At the conclusion of this activity participants will gain a better understanding of health, wellness, and care issues concerning people with physical and sensory disabilities and will:

  • Identify the four goals of The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Improve the Health and Wellness of People with Disabilities,
  • Recognize the four barriers to quality healthcare, as addressed in the Americans with Disabilities Act,
  • Learn a minimum of five skills to increase good communication and rapport to enhance accurate assessment and delivery of quality care.

FACULTY/ CREDENTIALS: Susan M. Havercamp, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Psychology, The Ohio State University; Nisonger Center – UCEDD

ORIGINATION DATE: April 11, 2016
RENEWAL DATE: April 11, 2018
EXPIRATION DATE: April 11, 2020       

Part II: Persons with Developmental Disabilities (WD2564)
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: This course enables participants with a host of skills involving learning appropriate disability definitions, particularly developmental disabilities; substantial knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Developmental Disabilities & Bill of Rights Act of 200, and the Rehabilitation Act; learning common developmental disabilities and associated conditions; learning barriers to healthcare shared among people with disabilities; and developing/stating valuable skills to increase communication and rapport as it pertains to accurate assessment and quality care delivery for patients with developmental disabilities.

Format: On‐Demand Presentations – Windows Media Player video file (Part I) and PowerPoint Show file (Part II).

Hardware/Software: Computer Hardware; Internet connection;Browser

Materials: Computer with internet access and speakers

TARGET AUDIENCE: Physicians, Physicians, DOs, MDs, CHES certified health educator, licensed practical/vocational nurses, Medical assistants, Medical students, Nurse practitioners, Nurse technicians, Other health educators, Physician assistants, Registered nurses

PREREQUISITES: None
FORMAT: Enduring Material
CONTACT INFORMATION: Susan M. Havercamp, PhD/614-685-8724/ susan.havercamp@osumc.edu

WB2695 – Healthcare Access for Persons with Disabilities
Part I: Persons with Physical and Sensory Disabilities

Please read each step before beginning.

Step 1:

Click link below to launch the Pre-test. At the end of the pre-test will be a link to launch the Windows Media Player Video (see Step 2).

Click here to launch pre-test. This will open in a new window.

Step 2:

Follow link to the Windows Media Player Video at the end of Pre-Test in Step 1.

At the end of the Windows Media Player Video will be a link to the CDC website to receive your credit.

If you do not have Windows Media Player on your computer, click here to download free software. This will open in a new window.

For assistance contact Susan Havercamp: susan.havercamp@osumc.edu

Step 3:

To complete online evaluation:

  1. Go to the CDC Training and Continuing Education Online (link available at the end of the PowerPoint training).  If you have not registered as a participant, click on New Participant to create a user ID and password; otherwise click on Participant Login and login.
  2. Once logged on to the CDC/ATSDR Training and Continuing Education Online website, you will be on the Participant Services page.  Click on Search and Register.  Use either search method to locate the course WB2695 and click on View.
  3. Click on the course.  The course information page will come up.  Scroll down to Register Here.  Click on the type of CE credit that you would like to receive and then Submit.  Three demographic questions will come up.  Complete the questions and then Submit.
  4. If you have already completed the course you may choose to go right to the evaluation.  Complete the evaluation and Submit.  When prompted, enter the Verification Code:ODHP”. A record of your course completion and your CE certificate will be located in the Transcript and Certificate section of your record.

If you have any questions or problems with this step, contact:

CDC/ATSDR Training and Continuing Education Online
1-800-41TRAIN
Email at ce@cdc.gov

WD2564 – Healthcare Access for Persons with Disabilities
Part II: Persons with Developmental Disabilities

Please read each step before beginning.

Step 1:

Click link below to launch the Pre-test. At the end of the pre-test will be a link to launch PowerPoint Training (see Step 2).

Click here to launch pre-test. This will open in a new window.

For assistance contact Susan Havercamp: susan.havercamp@osumc.edu

Step 2:

Follow link to Powerpoint at the end of Pre-Test in Step 1.

At the end of the PowerPoint training presentation will be a link to the CDC website to receive your credit.

If you do not have PowerPoint on your computer, click here to download free PowerPoint Viewer software. This will open in a new window.

For assistance contact Susan Havercamp: susan.havercamp@osumc.edu

Step 3:

To complete online evaluation:

  1. Go to the CDC Training and Continuing Education Online (link available at the end of the PowerPoint training).  If you have not registered as a participant, click on New Participant to create a user ID and password; otherwise click on Participant Login and login.
  2. Once logged on to the CDC/ATSDR Training and Continuing Education Online website, you will be on the Participant Services page.  Click on Search and Register.  Use either search method to locate the course WD2564 and click on View.
  3. Click on the course.  The course information page will come up.  Scroll down to Register Here.  Click on the type of CE credit that you would like to receive and then Submit.  Three demographic questions will come up.  Complete the questions and then Submit.
  4. If you have already completed the course you may choose to go right to the evaluation.  Complete the evaluation and Submit.  A record of your course completion and your CE certificate will be located in the Transcript and Certificate section of your record.

If you have any questions or problems with this step, contact:

CDC/ATSDR Training and Continuing Education Online
1-800-41TRAIN
Email at ce@cdc.gov

Instructions for Obtaining Continuing Education (CE)
In order to receive continuing education (CE) for [WB2695]-[HEALTHCARE ACCESS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES. PART I: PERSONS WITH PHYSICAL AND SENSORY DISABILITIES] please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps before April 11, 2020.

FEES: No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS:
CME:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring material for a maximum of (1.25) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.This activity provides (1.0) contact hours.

CEU:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer (0.1) CEU’s for this program.

CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to <1.0> total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. CDC provider number 98614.

CDC, our planners, content experts, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.

Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.

CDC did not accept commercial support for this continuing education activity

Contact Susan Havercamp with comments about the training at susan.havercamp@osumc.edu
We hope you enjoy these courses and that they are helpful to you in your practice!