Purpose

The purpose of the Annual Chronic Disease Prevention Symposium is to promote interdisciplinary collaboration and partnership in efforts to reduce the burden of chronic disease in South Carolina. This annual event brings together health professionals and community stakeholders not only to educate and inspire each other, but to also embrace unique and innovative approaches to chronic disease prevention and health disparity reduction.

The theme for the 2021 Symposium is “The Color of Health”. As a result of the 2021 Chronic Disease Prevention Symposium, participants will be able to:

  • Explore the intersection of race and health 

  • Interpret the root causes of health disparities as they relate to chronic illness 

  • Identify barriers and facilitators related to chronic disease management and prevention within the clinical and community setting 

  • Recognize evidence-based and innovative strategies designed to improve patient care and outcomes 

  • Identify tools and resources that support chronic disease prevention and management 

  • Summarize innovative strategies that support improved patient outcomes 

  • Assess the clinical implications of integrating technology into healthcare practice 

 

Why Attend?

Learn about innovative approaches and new systems of care for individuals living with chronic disease.  

Who Should Attend?

The Chronic Disease Prevention Symposium attracts a divers, multidisciplinary rand of professionals. Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, dental professionals, social workers, registered dietitians, community health educators and other lay health workers are invited to attend.  

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