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LGBTQ+ Cultural Competency 101

September 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm


LGBTQ+ Cultural Competency 101 – Tools to Improve Patient Communication, Care and Outcomes
A multidisciplinary introductory training course for healthcare professionals presented by Liz James, former CEO of Lesbian Health Initiative, Houston, Inc.

The purpose of this training session is to enhance the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer+ (LGBTQ+) cultural competency of health professionals to reduce barriers to care and create a more welcoming environment for LGBTQ+ patients. By addressing challenges faced by the LGBTQ+ population, this activity strives to increase the LGBTQ+ specific knowledge and skills of the health professionals that are utilized in the delivery of inclusive competent care.

Session Learning Objectives:

  • Define the need for LGBTQ+ cultural competency in healthcare
  • Identify current terminology used to describe lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) individuals.
  • Describe the challenges faced by LGBTQ+ patients that can result in increases in health issues.
  • Discuss how health care providers can help to create an LGBTQ+ welcoming environment for their patients.
  • Identify healthcare-related LGBTQ+ resources.

CME’s are provided for this event!

Register here!

“This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the Joint Providership of Bay Area Hospital and the Health Care Coalition of Southern Oregon. The Bay Area Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.”

“Bay Area Hospital’s Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program is accredited by the Oregon Medical Association to sponsor Category 1 medical education activities for physicians. As an accredited institution, Bay Area Hospital’s Medical Education Committee designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Bay Area Hospital fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof.”


September 25, 2020
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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