Professional Development

Culturally Competent LGBT Health Care: A Necessary Step Towards Reducing Health Disparities

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
9:30 PM - 12:00 PM

Newark

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Culturally Competent LGBT Health Care: A Necessary Step Towards Reducing Health Disparities

Please join us for the election of the Partnership's Board of Trustees, an update on the Partnership's accomplishments over the past year and a keynote presentation by the Dean of Rutgers University's School of Public Health who will address "Culturally Competent LGBT Health Care: A Necessary Step Towards Reducing Health Disparities."

Keynote Speaker:

Perry N. Halkitis, PhD, MS, MPH

Dean; Rutgers School of Public Health

Professor of Biostatistics & Urban-Global Public Health

Director, Center for Health, Identity, Behavior & Prevention Studies

Learning Outcome: After attending the program, 75% of learners will report intent to incorporate information presented about culturally competent LGBT health care into their professional practice in order to reduce health disparities.

Objectives:

• Define terms, concepts and approaches related to LGBTQ health

• Explain the health and healthcare disparities faced by LGBTQ populations

• Delineate the health challenges of emerging and young adult LGBTQ individuals

• Apply strategies for working with the LGBTQ populations in healthcare settings

Last Updated: 05/14/19