Integrating Primary Care with STI Service Provision at a new Community-based LGBTQ+ Health Center
How can sexual health services
for LGBTQI populations be integrated with primary care services?
- Audience: Public health professionals, community health works, others interested in public health
- Format: Webinar
- Date/Time: December 14, 2022
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
- Price: Free
- Length: 1 hour
- Competencies: Policy Development and Program Planning Skills
- Learning Level: Awareness
- Companion Trainings: None
- Supplemental materials:None
- Pre-requisites None
About this Webinar
The LGBTQ+ community experiences disparities related to sexual health and primary care. Open Door Health in Providence, Rhode Island opened in 2020 to address this unmet need for culturally tailored services for LGBTQ populations in Rhode Island. The presentation discusses program development and innovative sexual and primary care health service programs at Open Door Health..
What you'll learn
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- List recommended practices for creating a welcoming and affirming environment for LGBTQ populations
- Describe how place and space matter to create affirming care environments
- Explain how to provide “express” STI services
- Discuss how task shifting services to nurses can enhance and hasten STI and HIV prevention service delivery.
- Understand how to integrate STI service with primary care services for LGBTQ populations
Subject Matter Expert
Amy Nunn, ScD, is a Professor of Public Health and Medicine at Brown University. She is also Executive Director of the Rhode Island Public Health Institute and Open Door Health. Dr. Nunn is best known for her innovative partnerships with community leaders to reduce health disparities and for creating innovative models for clinical service delivery that promote health equity.
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Acknowledgement: Acknowledgement: This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31685 “Regional Public Health Training Center Program.” This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government. * Yale School of Public Health, Office of Public Health Practice, a New England Public Health Training Center partner, is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. All CHES credit inquiries are managed by YSPH
* Yale School of Public Health, Office of Public Health Practice, a New England Public Health Training Center partner, is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. All CHES credit inquiries are managed by YSPH