Townhall: Caring for LGBTQ Patients

Description

Join the few pharmacists who have adequate training in caring for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) patients. In this session, pharmacists will learn from experts about the unique needs of some of these patients and the barriers to their health care.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Define current and appropriate vocabulary for discussing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) individuals in community.
  2. Describe barriers to health care faced by LGBTQ patients and explore how pharmacists can aid in their care.
  3. Identify opportunities for pharmacists to provide positive, affirming care for LGBTQ patients.
  4. List resources that pharmacists can refer to that reinforce appropriate care for LGBTQ patients.

Technician Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Define current and appropriate vocabulary for discussing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) individuals in community.
  2. Describe barriers to health care faced by LGBTQ patients and explore how pharmacists can aid in their care.
  3. Identify opportunities for pharmacists to provide positive, affirming care for LGBTQ patients.
  4. List resources that pharmacists can refer to that reinforce appropriate care for LGBTQ patients.
 
 
 
Speakers:
Jessica
Jessica Conklin, PharmD, PhC, BCACP, CDE, AAHIVP
Assistant Professor: Pharmacy Practice and Administrative Sciences
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center College of Pharmacy
 
Calvin
Calvin Daniels, PharmD, PhD, BCPPS
Clinical Pharmacist, Medication Safety and Informatics
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
 
Learning Level: Level 2
Pathway: Pharmacy Technician
Track: Pharmacist Clinical Patient Care Services, Advanced New Practitioner
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Sunday, March 24
Time: 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Room: 
Washington State Convention Center - Room 608-609
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-19-075-L04-P
CEUs Pharmacist: .15
ACPE Pharmacy Technician: 0202-0000-19-075-L04-T
CEUs Pharmacy Technician: .15
Activity Type:
Knowledge-based