Learning Objectives

One hour audio course with Dr. Torie Comeaux Plowden explains why Black, Asian, and Hispanic women are more likely to be infertile, but less likely to seek treatment and less successful with IVF once they get treatment. Dr. Torie Comeaux Plowden is a reproductive endocrinologist and researcher in the area of disparity with success rates for minorities and access to care.

Intended Audience:

This course is designed for infertility patients, infertility nurses and nurse practitioners, as well as other professionals working in the field of infertility or women’s health.

Participants will be able to:

  1. List the factors that cause infertility in women of color.
  2. List the factors that cause women of color to enter fertility care later than Caucasian women.
  3. Explain how bias and racism impacts fertility care of women of color.
  4. Identify the ethnic, cultural and language barriers in fertility care.
  5. Identify strategies to provide culturally competent care by understanding the disparities.


Why Women of Color are Less Likely to Get Pregnant with Infertility Treatment OUTLINE

Nurse/Nurse Practitioner Continuing Education Information:

1.25 Hour CE credit by NPWH (estimated time to complete course 1 h 20 min)

* A certificate of completion will be immediately awarded online upon successful completion of the course including passing a 10-question quiz (with a score of 80% or higher) and completing a course evaluation. 

Accreditations and Approvals:

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 contact hours, including 0 contact hours of pharmacology. NPWH Activity number 19-09. Each participant should claim only those contact hours that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Disclosures for Planners and Content Development

*Course Date: 11/2018.  All content presented herein has been collected and presented with the best knowledge and intent possible at the time of recording.

Your course will remain active for 90 days from purchase date.