*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.
Physicians, NPs, PAs, Nurses, Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers and any healthcare professionals
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.
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
Substance Use Disorder
Stephan Wyatt, DO
Atrium Health Addiction Services
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Scoring for LGBTQ
Rhett Brown, MD
LGBTQ Sexuality and Spirituality
Chaplin Kevin Champion
Atrium Health – Behavioral Health
Ginger Dickerson, MD
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
Atrium Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
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.