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THIS PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY UNDER THE PROCESS OF RENEWAL.

Accreditation will be available shortly.

National Coalition for LGBT Health’s LGBT Health Training and Certificate Program™

The National Coalition for LGBT Health is proud to announce the LGBT Health Training and Certificate Program™ — a professional development offering for clinical and allied health care providers and support staff to cultivate new skills and gain critical knowledge to enhance the delivery of quality, culturally competent care to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender consumers. This program will include a comprehensive series of modules on LGBT health education, focusing on care provision, service delivery, and health systems. This web-based educational program covers a variety of LGBT health issues and needs. Topics include sexual orientation and gender identity, cultural competency, health disparities across racial and ethnic communities, and LGBT friendly health systems. After completing a final exam, participants will receive a Certificate of Proficiency in LGBT Health reflecting their completion of this program from The National Coalition for LGBT Health.

MODULE 1: BUILDING TRUST WITH LGBT CLIENTS

The planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this continuing education activity: The following PIM planners and managers, Judi Smelker-Mitchek, RN, BSN, Trace Hutchison, PharmD, Samantha Mattiucci, PharmD, CHCP, and Jan Schultz, RN, MSN, CHCP, hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months. The following HealthHIV staff, Brian Hujdich, state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.

DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

DISCLAIMER

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

COURSE VIEWING REQUIREMENTS

Supported Browsers: Internet Explorer 8.0+ for Windows 2000, 2003, Vista, XP, Windows 7, Windows 8Google Chrome 18.0+ for Windows, Mac OS, or Linux Mozilla Firefox 13.0+ for Windows, Mac OS, or Linux Safari 4.0+ for Mac OSX 10.5 and aboveSupported Phones & Tablets: Android 4.0.3 and above iPhone/iPad with iOS 6.1 or above.

MODULE 2: OUTCOMPETENT - CULTURAL COMPETENCY AND THE STIGMATIZATION OF STDs, HIV, PrEP, AND MENTAL HEALTH

Activity Length: The estimated time to complete this activity is 1.25 hours.

This module will discuss the impact of stigma in STDs, HIV, PrEP, and mental health that LGBT individuals face when accessing healthcare. The module also will equip attendees to effectively engage LGBT individuals who seek care in the areas of STDs, HIV, PrEP, and mental health.

AGENDA

TOPIC
FACULTY
STDs
Stephen Hicks
Health Equity and Capacity Building Manager
National Coalition of STDs Directors (NCSD)
Washington, D.C.
HIV
Venton C. Jones, Jr.
Program Officer, LGBT Health and Wellness Initiatives
National Black Justice Coalition
Washington, D.C.
PrEP
Damon Jacobs
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and HIV Prevention Specialist
New York, NY
Mental Health
Adam Swanson, MPP
Senior Policy Associate
National Council for Behavioral Health
Washington, D.C.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this activity, learners will be able to:

– Explain how stigma around STDs, HIV, and PrEP is associated with negative health outcomes for LGBT individuals.

– Discuss how services for LGBT individuals need to be grounded in affirmative and inclusive approaches to care.

– Identify 3 ways that providers and social services organizations can infuse LGBTQ cultural competency into their services in order to best meet the needs of LGBTQ individuals.

TARGET AUDIENCE

The program has been designed to meet the educational needs of clinical providers (Medical Doctors, Doctors of Osteopathy, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants) and other allied healthcare professionals who treat and care for LGBT patients.

PROVIDER STATEMENT

This activity is jointly provided by HealthHIV and Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, in collaboration with the National Coalition for LGBT Health

DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.


DISCLAIMER

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.


COURSE VIEWING REQUIREMENTS

Supported Browsers: Internet Explorer 8.0+ for Windows 2000, 2003, Vista, XP, Windows 7, Windows 8Google Chrome 18.0+ for Windows, Mac OS, or Linux Mozilla Firefox 13.0+ for Windows, Mac OS, or Linux Safari 4.0+ for Mac OSX 10.5 and above

Supported Phones & Tablets: Android 4.0.3 and above iPhone/iPad with iOS 6.1 or above

MODULE 3: HEALTHCARE STIGMA FACING TRANSGENDER INDIVIDUALS: FROM ACCESS TO POLICY AND CARE TO TREATMENT

Activity Length: The estimated time to complete this activity is 1.5 hours.

This module covers the impact of stigma on transgender individuals in healthcare settings. The module also will equip attendees to effectively engage transgender individuals who seek care.

AGENDA

TOPIC
FACULTY
Data collection, access to care, and HIV prevention and care for transgender individuals
Danielle Castro
Project Director
Center of Excellence for Transgender Health
San Francisco, CA
LGBTQ cultural competency requirements for providers
Alison Gill
Senior Partner
The Parallax Group
Washington, D.C.
Legal protections for transgender individuals, Section 1557, and the ACA
Omar Gonzalez-Pagan
Staff Attorney
Lambda Legal
New York, NY
Insurance practices impacting access to care for transgender individuals
Anand Kalra
Health Program Manager
Transgender Law Center
Oakland, CA

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this activity, learners will be able to:

– Explain the importance of cultural competency on LGBTQ health outcomes.

– Identify requirements for a minimal level of training relevant to LGBTQ communities.

– Describe best practices in HIV prevention and care for Transgender individuals.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians and other health care providers involved in the care of patients with HIV.


PROVIDER STATEMENT

This activity is jointly provided by HealthHIV and Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, in collaboration with the National Coalition for LGBT Health.

DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.


DISCLAIMER

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

COURSE VIEWING REQUIREMENTS

Supported Browsers: Internet Explorer 8.0+ for Windows 2000, 2003, Vista, XP, Windows 7, Windows 8Google Chrome 18.0+ for Windows, Mac OS, or Linux Mozilla Firefox 13.0+ for Windows, Mac OS, or Linux Safari 4.0+ for Mac OSX 10.5 and above

Supported Phones & Tablets: Android 4.0.3 and above iPhone/iPad with iOS 6.1 or above