5th Annual LGBTQ Symposium for Healthcare Professionals: Facing the Challenge - Finding Hope!

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Target Audience

Physicians, NPs, PAs, Nurses, Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers and any healthcare professionals

Description

Attention: The registration will be closed on Thursday, October 22 at noon, so we can create an unique Zoom link for the participants for this event.

The 5th Annual LGBTQ Symposium for Healthcare Professionals: Facing the Challenge – Finding Hope! is dedicated to all health care providers who seek to understand the unique health considerations and barriers for the LGBTQ population. This conference provides an opportunity for professionals and community members to come together to share best practices and practical information that will lead to improving healthcare systems and better provide equitable and accessible healthcare for LGBTQ population.

A carefully selected group of experts will discuss topics of interest that affect the health and well-being of patients who identify as LGBTQ.

Topics Include:

Keynote Speaker, Ryan O’Callaghan (a retired NFL player)
Connect to Purpose: Journey to Living an Authentic Life

COVID 19: Isolation, Depression & Anxiety of LGBTQ Population
Betsy Thompson, MEd, LPC
Teen Health Connection

Transgender Youth Parents Panel
Kelly Leech, RN & Amanda Dumas
PFLAG Charlotte

Substance Use Disorder
Stephan Wyatt, DO
Atrium Health Addiction Services

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Scoring for LGBTQ
Rhett Brown, MD
Novant Health

LGBTQ Sexuality and Spirituality
Chaplin Kevin Champion
Atrium Health – Behavioral Health

Reproductive Choices
Ginger Dickerson, MD
Atrium Health

Improving Affirming Beliefs and Behaviors in Clinical Settings
Colette R. Townsend-Chambers, DNP, RN, CHSE
UNC Charlotte School of Nursing

LGBTQ: Legal and Law
Connie Vetter, JD
Attorney at Law

CE Credits

Accreditation Statement
Atrium Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statements
Atrium Health designates this Live Webinar activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

6.0 Nursing Contact Hours
Charlotte Area Health Education Center (Charlotte AHEC) Nursing Education is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses must attend at least 90% of the program in order to receive the full CE contact hours.

6.0 Clock Hours NBCC

Charlotte AHEC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5096. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Charlotte AHEC is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.


6.0 Contact Hours (Category A) NC Psychologists
Charlotte AHEC is an approved provider by the North Carolina Psychology Board and designates Contact Hours (Category A) for NC Psychologists.

6.0 Contact Hours / 0.60 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Learning Outcome:
The participants will be able to gain knowledge about the unique health considerations and barriers for the LGBTQ population and best practices and practical information that will lead to improving healthcare systems and better provide equitable and accessible healthcare for LGBTQ population.

This Live Webinar will be broadcast with Zoom. Instructions to join the Live Webinar will be emailed prior to the event. You can test your computer by going to the Zoom Test Page

Objectives

  • Discuss personal struggle and journey to living an authentic life and true self.
  • Identify symptoms and effective treament approaches for depression and anxiety of LGBTQ population.
  • Recognize the additional stressors brought on during COVID Pandemic to the LGBTQ population.
  • PFLAG member will share their journey with their transgender child, to include coming out, family acceptance, seeking health guidance, challenges and victories.
  • Explain three unique substance use problems in LGTBQ populations
  • Discuss how on'e sexual orientaiton and gender identify/expression might affect treatment/recorvery from a substance use disorder.
  • Discuss culturally informed and culturally sensitive counseling to LGBTQ population.
  • Identify interventions that clinicans can use to create a welcoming environment for the LGBTQ patients.
  • Describe the impact of ACE scores on health behaviors and chronic medical and mental health concerns.
  • Describe greater impact of ACE Scores in LGBT community.
  • Identify treatments to counter impact of ACES.
  • Define spirituality and religion.
  • Explore the benefits of sprituality.
  • Identify the historical place of LGBTQ persons in religious and spiritual traditions.
  • Address religious/spirtual woundedness and recovery for LGBTQ persons.
  • Explore ways to enhance and grow in our spirituality.
  • Review reproductive choices options requiring reproductive endocrinology.
  • Describe an evidence-based project which assessed and improved clinicans beliefs and behaviors with LGBTQ individuals.
  • Identify factors which put LGBT individuals at risk for HIV and disparity in healthcare.
  • Identify ways in which clinical settings can provide a more affirming environment for LGBT individuals in clinical settings.
  • Discuss reproductive choices and reproductive alternatives for LGBT community.
  • Explain future planning considerations for LGBT community.
  • Review three types of letter (Doctor's letter, social security letter, and passport letter) for a person who is transitioning and wants to update identity documents

Contact

Yuen L Cheung, MSN, RN-BC

Electives

Please Select One Topic for Breakout Session 1

Status
Open
Date(s)
Oct 23, 2020
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Check-In Time
2:00 PM
10/23/2020
02:00 PM - 02:45 PM
Status
Open
Date(s)
Oct 23, 2020
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Check-In Time
2:00 PM

Please Select One Topic for Breakout Session 2

10/23/2020
03:00 PM - 03:45 PM
Status
Open
Date(s)
Oct 23, 2020
Time
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Check-In Time
3:00 PM
Status
Open
Date(s)
Oct 23, 2020
Time
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Check-In Time
3:00 PM
Details
Status
Closed
Date(s)
Oct 23, 2020
Time
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Live Webinar
Fees
$115.00
Registration.
$45.00
Residents
$25.00
Students
$0.00
Speakers and Planning Committee. Special code is required.
Credits
0.60
CEU
6.00
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM
6.00
Contact Hours
6.00
NBCC Hours
6.00
Nursing Contact Hours