*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.
Physicians, NPs, PAs, Nurses, Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, any interested healthcare professionals and community members.
This symposium is dedicated to all health care providers who seek to understand the unique health considerations and barriers for the LGBTQ+ population. This event provides an opportunity for professionals and community members to come together to share best practices and practical information that will lead to improving healthcare systems, inspire hope and better provide equitable and accessible healthcare for LGBTQ+ patients.
This event is jointly provided with Atrium Health.
LGBTQ Policy Updates
Ames Simmons, JD
Senior Fellow, Duke University School of Law
Mental Health Implication for Patients not Receiving Gender Affirming Care
Eileen Geiger, LCMHCA
Change Well Psych
End of Life Care for LGBTQ+ Individuals
Gary Stein, JD, MSW
Professor & Director of Gerontology and Palliative Care
Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University
Cathy Berkman, PhD, MSW
Professor & Director of Palliative Care Fellowship
Graduate School of Social Service, Fordham University
Hormone Treatment Panel Discussion
Moderator: Benjamin Simmons, MD
Robyn Koeppen, MD
Shamieka Dixon, MD
Erin Cook, MD
Ashlan van Cleeff, MD
LGBTQ+ Support through Community Resources & Social Media
Danielle Willis, LCSW
Director of Clinical Services
Time Out Youth
Closing Remarks: Call for Action
Pastor Mykal Shannon
Dynamic Faith Ministries
This Live Webinar will be broadcast with Zoom. Instructions to join the Live Webinar will be emailed prior to the event. You can test your computer by going to the Zoom Test Page
Atrium Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
Atrium Health designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AAPA accepts certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician Assistants may receive a maximum of 5.25 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.
5.25 Nursing Contact Hours
South Piedmont Area Health Education Center is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
5.25 Clock Hours NBCC
South Piedmont AHEC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5096. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. South Piedmont AHEC is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.
5.25 Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists
South Piedmont AHEC is an approved provider by the North Carolina Psychology Board and designates 5.25 contact hours (Category A) for NC Psychologists.
0.5 CEUs / 5.25 Contact Hours
No partial credit will be awarded.
The participants will be able to gain knowledge about the unique health considerations and barriers for the LGBTQ population and best practices and practical information that will lead to improving healthcare systems and better provide equitable and accessible healthcare for LGBTQ population.
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Patricia McLellan BSN, RN, 704 512 6578