20-02-12 F. Accelerate Racial Equity in Women's Health

23rd Annual Premier Women's Healthcare Virtual Conference

1.25 CE (NCC 5)

Individuals who did not register for the Conference can now purchase individual session recordings. Anyone who was registered for the Main Conference (October 16-17, 2020) will have access to all recordings, free of any additional charge, through November 15, 2021.


Kelly McKay-Gist MSW, LCSW

St. Louis Integrated Health Network

St. Louis, MO  

Intended Audience:

Women’s Health Nurse Practitioners (WHNPs), WHNP students, Certified Nurse Midwives (CNMs) and other nurse practitioners and advanced practice clinicians who care for women. 

 Activity Number:  20-02-12 

CE Approval Period:  Now through November 15, 2021 

Approved CE Credit Hours:  1.25 CE contact hour credits 

Accreditation Statement:

This activity has been evaluated and approved by the Continuing Education Approval Program of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health for 1.25 CE contact hours, zero hours of pharmacology content.   

Program Description

This presentation will introduce EleVATE model of prenatal care, community collaboration as a path to racial equity and strategies to dismantle systemic and institutional racism within prenatal care. The goal of the collaborative work is to: 1) Reduce inequitable adverse pregnancy outcomes, 2) Provide intensive trainings for health care teams to support patients who are experiencing trauma, depression and psychosocial stress as result of racism, and 3) Broaden the culture of medical practice by elevating and integrating perspectives from communities and healthcare institutions to develop innovative solutions, practices and new approaches to eliminate racial inequities in care delivery while increasing shared accountability to promote direct practice changes. 

Educational Objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Implement evidence-informed practices that enhance health care team’s clinical skills in providing quality women’s health and maternity care to women of color
  • Strategies to develop partnerships with communities and health care teams to increase collaboration, meet the emerging health needs of women and decrease inequitable health outcomes
  • Share learnings and identify opportunities to improve capacity building and advocacy efforts in maternity and women’s health care.  

Faculty Disclosures: 

Kelly McKay-Gist MSW, LCSW has no reported disclosures. 

Successful Completion: 

Successful completion of this activity requires the participant to: 

  1. Read the educational objectives, disclosures and disclaimers.
  2. Watch the session recording
  3. Complete the session evaluation
  4. Print your CE certificate (the certificate will be stored on the NPWH E-Learning site under My Transcripts).
  5. These steps must be completed prior to the course expiration date
  6. Some courses required a post-test.  If a post test is required participants must earn a score of 70%.   

 Therapeutic Disclosures: 

Faculty members determine the content of the CE activity.  The content does not necessarily represent the views of NPWH.  Clinicians are responsible for evaluating information presented in relation to generally accepted standards of care and individual patient characteristics.  

Commercial Support:  

This activity has no commercial support. 

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20-02-12 F.  Accelerate Racial Equity in Women's Health