Meeting the Health Care Needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender

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Date(s) - 03/11/2014
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Meeting the Health Care Needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender
Ending Invisibility in Health Centers

 

Special Presentation from the National LGBT Health Education Center
March 11, 2014
1 – 2:30 PM

 

Parsons Center for Health and Wellness
(new location of Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS)
1101 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004

 

*Space is limited so please register as soon as possible

Healthy People 2020 and the Institute of Medicine have identified key health disparities faced by the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) population.  Outreach and engagement of LGBT populations as indicated in the Affordable Care Act, is a critical role for health centers in terms of providing culturally responsive care and population based health to reduce disparities. This session provides an overview of LGBT health disparities, demographics, and terminology, as well as key strategies for bringing high quality care to LGBT people at health centers and other health care organizations. Strategies for collection of sexual orientation and gender identity data in clinical settings will be addressed. Participants will also learn about creating LGBT-inclusive environments of care and about the intersections of LGBT health, population health and team-based care.

Learning Objectives:

1. Explain LGBT terminology and demographics.
2. Describe health disparities in LGBT populations.
3. List strategies to collect data on sexual orientation and gender identity in clinical settings.
4. Describe how to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for LGBT people.

The National LGBT Health Education Center

The National LGBT Health Education Center provides educational programs, resources, and consultation to health care organizations with the goal of optimizing quality, culturally responsive, cost-effective health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. The Education Center is a part of The Fenway Institute, the research, training, and health policy division of Fenway Health, a Federally Qualified Health Center, and one of the world’s largest LGBT-focused health centers.
The Education Center operates a Nationally Cooperative Agreement with HRSAs Bureau of Primary Health Care to provide training and technical assistance for health centers nation-wide.

Don’t miss out on this FREE educational opportunity!

Please contact Emily with any questions: emilyo@aachc.org or 602-288-7569

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