Training and Learning Modules

Education is an important element when incorporating health equity into your organization and to ensure sustainability. We have curated high-value resources to train and educate your staff regarding the importance of health equity and addressing health disparities.

Recognizing Health Disparities in the LGBTQI+ Community Infographic – This infographic calls attention to the unique health care challenges and barriers that members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, and Two Spirit (LGBTQI+) communities face, and the work that is being done to help ensure that LGBTQI+ individuals have access to quality health care. (PDF) —Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Data with ICD-10-CM Z Codes Infographic – This infographic explains how ICD-10-CM Z codes can help improve the collection of SDOH data. It also outlines ways that collection of SDOH data can improve equity in health care delivery and research. (PDF) —Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

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Food Security in Kansas: Cross-sector Innovations — January 30, 2024, webinar co-hosted by KFMC Health Improvement Partners and the Kansas Office of Primary Care and Rural Health, a program of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, which delves into the critical issue of food security in Kansas

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My Diverse Patients — Videos with a goal of expanding the way clinicians think about health care to ensure more people have the opportunity to make the choices that lead to healthy, longer lives, regardless of their diverse backgrounds

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A program of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Definitions

inequities in the quality of health, health care, and health outcomes experienced by groups based on social, racial, ethnic, economic, and environmental characteristics

the state in which everyone has a fair and just opportunity to attain their highest level of health

an individual’s unmet, adverse social conditions (e.g., housing instability, homelessness, nutrition insecurity) that contribute to poor health and are a result of underlying social drivers of health (SDOH)

also known as “social determinants of health,” the conditions in which people are born, grow, work, live, and age that are shaped by the distribution of money, power, and resources and impacted by factors such as institutional bias, discrimination, racism, and more

Resources are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by KFMC or its partners.