C148 - LGBTQI Health in Neurology

Event Time: Wednesday April 25, 2018 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Topic(s): General Neurology, Practice, Policy, and Ethics
Director(s): Holly Hinson MD, MCR
Description: The program will begin with a session explaining key LGBTQI terminology and concepts. Topics covered will include the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity, gender identity versus gender expression, and the concept of minority stress. We will then discuss the importance of collecting sexual orientation and gender identity data in electronic medical records, with practical advice for providers to take back to their home institutions. The session will end with discussion of 3-4 cases in which LGBTQI identity plays a role in patient care and outcomes.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to describe LGBTQI terminology and health disparities; list strategies to collect data on sexual orientation and gender identity in clinical settings; discuss the role of LGBTQI identity specific to neurologic illness; and describe how to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for LGBTQI individuals.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Patient Care, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement, Professionalism, Systems-Based Practice, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge

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