Helping Clinical and NonClinical Medical Professionals to Understand How to Improve Patient care and Patient Experience when Supporting LGBTQ+ Patients

July 21, 2021

American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)

Continuing Education Program

Helping Clinical and Non-Clinical Medical Professionals to Understand How to Improve Patient care and Patient Experience when Supporting LGBTQ+ Patients
 

Presented by:

 

J. Joy Gero
 

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Remote via Microsoft Teams

 

Attendance will be for UPMC staff only

Remote web attendance via Team Meeting

Programs coordinated by:

 Becky McClelland (mcclellandr2@upmc.edu) and

Deborah Malush (malushd@upmc.edu)

Target Audience

Oncology nurses in radiation and medical areas.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand some of the barriers and health disparities experienced by LGBTQ+ community members.
  • Identify disparities and traumatizing healthcare experiences related to existing communication practices.
  • Identify strategies to mitigate misgendering and retraumatization through affirmative language, particularly in situations where legal/dead name must be used under current healthcare laws (e.g., blood transfusion).
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
06/24/2021
Course expires: 
08/06/2021
Event starts: 
07/21/2021 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
07/21/2021 - 1:00pm
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In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1 contact hour.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
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