C117 - LGBTQI Health in Neurology

Event Time: Monday May 6, 2019 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Topic(s): General Neurology, Career Essentials
Director(s): Holly Hinson MD, MCR, FAAN
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. Specific examples of the intersection of LGBTQI identity and neurologic disease will be covered. The course highlights 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 and clinics.
Completion Message: Upon completion, participants will 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, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Professionalism, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

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