Perceptions of COVID-19 in Minority Groups

This presentation covers how COVID-19 has impacted Black, indigenous and other communities of color are negatively impacted by social determinants. Richard O. White, M.D., a Mayo Clinic internist, and community members discuss immediate concerns, obtaining PPE, testing and support needs, as well as other social determinants brought to light by the pandemic.

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(Registration Fee: $15.00 to claim 0.75 CME credit hour)

Target Audience

Healthcare workers of all specialties who are being impacted by COVID-19, including physicians, research scientists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and anyone with a particular interest in prevention, treatment, patient care, and healthcare disparities.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, learners should be able to:

  • Describe how social determinants of health negatively impact BIPOC communities.
  • Describe BIPOC community knowledge, awareness and preparedness for COVID-19.
  • Summarize the COVID-19 experiences from community leaders.
  • Outline solutions to address and less the impact of COVID-19 on BIPOC communities.

Utilization of this Mayo Clinic online (enduring materials) course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be in this course.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.75 ANCC
  • 0.75 Attendance
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Course Director
Devyani Lal, M.D.
Mayo Faculty
Noreen A. Stephenson
Richard O. White, M.D.
Shantel Williams

Guest Faculty
Brenda Ford
Mia Jones
Rosa Nicholas
Barbara Sanchez

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science 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 Statement(s)

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 0.75 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals 
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other healthcare professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

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Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.75 ANCC
  • 0.75 Attendance


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