IMPACT WV: Module 3 - Identifying and Combating Stigma to Improve Quality of Life

August 19, 2020
July 31, 2023
1 CME, 1.2 Nursing
Credit Fee
You may view this activity free of charge. CE Credit is complimentary for the first fifty participants who complete any IMPACT WV Module. After the first 50 complementary participants, the credit fee will be $25.
Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses and Social Workers.

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Following completion of this web course, participants should be able to:

  • Define stigmas including the types, negative impact on individuals, and how to cope
  • Explain who is or can be affected and why
  • Discuss stigmas which are personal and coming from family or self and ways to manage them
  • Describe how individuals in the IMPACT program may experience stigma
  • Describe how to move forward if you are experiencing stigma
  • Differentiate Stigma vs. Discrimination
  • Identify how to challenge stigma
  • Identify individuals who have experienced stigma and how to help
  • Identify tools and resources to provide advocacy for others
  • Provide services to individuals without increasing stigma
  • Discuss how to Identify if one is experiencing stigma and how to combat it

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