Virtual Biennial Dimensions of Diversity: Providing Compassionate Patient Care in an Equitable and Inclusive Environment

Virtual Biennial Dimensions of Diversity: Providing Compassionate Patient Care in an Equitable and Inclusive Environment

 

Agenda

 

8:15 – 8:30

Welcome & Announcements

8:30 – 9:30

Compassionate Care of Transgender Patients

Katherine Croft, BSN, RN
Program Manager – UNC Transgender Health Program

Learning outcomes:

  1. Describe both the current and the ideal healthcare experience of transgender patients.
  2. Discuss the difficulties and obstacles in obtaining care as a transgender patient in the south.
  3. Discuss the ways in which healthcare providers can improve the transgender patient experience by providing gender affirming care.

9:30-9:35

BREAK

9:35 – 10:35

Just Grin and Bear It: Palliative and Supportive Care Equity in Cancer Care

Cleo A. Samuel PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

Learning outcomes:

  1. Describe the racial/ethnic inequities in palliative and supportive care.
  2. Identify multilevel contributors to inequities in palliative and supportive care.
  3. Examine systemic racism as a root cause of inequities in palliative and supportive care, with applications to other health care specialties.
  4. Explore how health informatics tools can be leveraged to address systemic barriers to care.

10:35-1040

BREAK

10:40 – 11:40

Building Bridges: Compassionate Care for Muslim Patients

Imam Shane Atkinson
Associate Chaplain for Muslim Life at the Elon Universities Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life
Currently enrolled in Master of the Divinity program at the Chicago Theological Seminary

Learning outcomes:

  1. Explore Islamic beliefs, practices, and concerns.
  2. Explore best practices when offering care to the diverse Muslim community.
  3. Explore the most common issues Muslims struggle with regarding healthcare

11:40-12:00

Wrap-up and Evaluations

 

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