Webinar Series: Engaging Patients with Disabilities and Chronic Health Conditions

The DHP staff and Consumer Advisory Board members will offer a brown bag webinar series for health care providers in partnership with the KU Medical Center Area Health Education Center (AHEC). This continuing education opportunity is designed for Physicians, Physician Assistants, Dentists, Advanced Practice Nurses, Nurses, Dental Hygienists, ACHA-Admin, SW, PT/OT (not pre-approved), Public Health and Other Allied Health Professionals.

This webinar series is an opportunity for the DHP to share information about how people with disabilities can be healthy and to increase provider awareness of how to make their services more accessible.

For more information about the webinar cost and how to register, download the PDF.


All sessions will be held from 12 - 1 p.m.

January 15, 2019 Understanding Health Disparities and the Social vs. Medical Model of Disability
Speakers Dot Nary, Ph.D., Physical Activity & Access Coordinator, Kansas Disability and Health Program; Jean Hall, Ph.D., Director, Kansas Disability and Health Program; and Noelle Kurth, MS, Evaluation Coordinator, Kansas Disability and Health Program
Credit 1 hour - Physicians, Advanced Practice Nurses, Nurses, Social Workers, ACHA-Admin., and Dentists

January 22, 2019 Addressing Real-Life Experiences of People with Disabilities
Speakers Dot Nary, Ph.D.; Lou Ann Kibbee, Systems Advocacy Manager, SKIL Resource Center; and Brad Linnenkamp, Self-Advocacy Trainer, Arc of Douglas County/Self Advocate Coalition of Kansas
Credit 1 hour - Physicians, Advanced Practice Nurses, Nurses, Social Workers, ACHA-Admin., and Dentists

January 29, 2019 Creating an Accessible Health Care Environment
Speaker Dot Nary, Ph.D.
Credit 1 hour - Physicians, Advanced Practice Nurses, Nurses, Social Workers, ACHA-Admin., and Dentists

February 5, 2019 Navigating Medicare, Medicaid, and Employment for Individuals with Disabilities
Speakers Jean Hall, Ph.D. and Noelle Kurth, MS
Credit 1 hour - Physicians, Advanced Practice Nurses, Nurses, Social Workers, ACHA-Admin., and Dentists


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