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
- Credential(s) eligible for contact hours: Sponsored by New England Public Health Training Center (NEPHTC), a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours are 0. Provider ID: 1131137 Event ID: SS1131137_12142022.If you are not seeking a CHES/MCHES contact hours, if you complete the post-test and evaluation, you will receive a Certificate of Completion. The Certificate will include the length of the course.
- 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: This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of award 2 UB6HP31685‐05‐00 “Public Health Training Centers.” The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.