EM2305G "Improving Survival and Reducing Disparities in Cardiac Arrest" (IM-GR 051923)

Purpose and Overview

1. Review current literature on racial disparities in out of hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) survival 2. Understand system factors that explain racial disparities in OHCA survival 3. Identify opportunities for improving OHCA survival and reducing disparities.

Target Audience

UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Develop a better understanding of existing racial disparities in survival for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
  • Understand system factors that likely explain racial disparities in OHCA survival.
  • Outline strategies for identifying best practices for improving OHCA survival and reducing disparities.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
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Photo: First Last, M.D.Saket Girotra, M.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Cardiology

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA


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