6th Annual LGBTQ+ Symposium: Refocus - A Mindful Look at LGBTQ+ Health

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Target Audience

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

Description

This symposium is dedicated to all health care providers who seek to understand the unique health considerations and barriers for the LGBTQ+ population. This event 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, inspire hope and better provide equitable and accessible healthcare for LGBTQ+ patients. Participants will have an opportunity to select basic and/or advanced topics based on their learning needs.

Topics Include:

Plenary Sessions

The World Professional Association for Transgender Health: Standards of Care
Bernard Taylor, MD, FACOG, FPMRS | Atrium Health

Advance Care Planning for LGBTQ+ Population
Connie Vetter, JD | Connie J. Vetter, Attorney at Law

Basic Track
I. LGBTQ+ Boot Camp: LGBTQ+ Terminology
O'Neale Atkinson, MSW | Time Out Youth

II. LGBTQ+ Boot Camp: Heath Care Disparity in LGBTQ+ Community
Rodney Villanueva, M.D., FAPA | Atrium Health

Advanced Track
I. Pharmacotherapy – Hormone Therapy
Olivia Bukowski, PharmD

II. HIV Management Updates
Marc Johnson, MD | Atrium Health

CE Credits

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 Activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA accepts certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician Assistants may receive a maximum of 4.0 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

4.0 Nursing Contact Hours
Charlotte Area Health Education Center (Charlotte AHEC) 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.

4.0 Clock Hours NBCC
NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider 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.

4.0 Contact Hours
The Charlotte AHEC is recognized by the North Carolina Psychology Board as an approved provider of (Category A) Continuing Education for North Carolina Licensed Psychologists. No partial credit will be given.

0.4 CEUs / 4.0 Contact Hours
No partial credit will be awarded.

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

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Objectives

  • Atkinson: Explain the LGBTQ+ terminology and best practices for inclusive speaking to and about LGBTQ+ people.
  • Bukowski: Discuss the pharmacotherapy principles to take into account when treating transgender or nonbinary patient.
  • Bukowski: Review the evidence based use of puberty blockers and HRT in transgender and nonbinary patients inc. safety/risks.
  • Villanueva: Define the meaning of the terms as structure, structural violence, and structural competence and how they contribute to disparities in health and health care in the LGBTQ community.
  • Vetter: Describe advance care planning for LGBTQ people, give examples, and discuss about recent cases.

Contact

Kimberly A Schnitzler, MSN, RN

Electives

Please select one breakout session:

10/22/2021 - 10/23/2020
09:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Status
Open
Date(s)
Oct 22, 2021 - Oct 23, 2020
Check-In Time
9:45 AM
Status
Open
Date(s)
Oct 22, 2021
Time
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Check-In Time
9:45 AM

Please select one breakout session

Status
Open
Date(s)
Oct 22, 2021
Time
11:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Check-In Time
11:00 PM
Status
Open
Date(s)
Oct 22, 2021
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Check-In Time
11:00 AM
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
Oct 22, 2021
Time
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Live Webinar
Fees
$90.00
Registration Fee.
Credits
0.40
CEU
4.00
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM
4.00
Contact Hours
4.00
NBCC Hours
4.00
Nursing Contact Hours