Geriatric Medicine Conference: The Graying Rainbow – Caring for the Aging LGBTQ Patient

Fifth Annual Geriatric Medicine Conference

Presented by the Center for Geriatric Medicine and Disease Management at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

The Graying Rainbow – Caring for the Aging LGBTQ Patient

3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Target Audience
Geriatricians, Internists, Physicians, Nurses, Advanced Practice Nurses, Case Managers, Residents, Skilled Nursing Facility physicians, Social Workers, Chaplains, Physician Assistants, other Allied Health Professionals.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, attendees should be able to:

  • Define and review basic concepts such as gender identity, sexual orientation, minority stress, and other relevant constructs pertaining to this population
  • Identify and describe the unique multidimensional (biomedical, psychosocial, spiritual) needs and considerations of the aging LGBTQ patient
  • Apply, integrate, and practice standard culturally sensitive/competent strategies in providing care regardless of practice settings

Please see the attached flyer.

There is no fee to participate in this symposium, but registration is required by June 1, 2017. Register online or by calling 1.888.724.7123.

Continuing Education
Nursing Credentials

Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission On Accreditation. Provider # 151-8/14-17. 3 contact hours will be provided.

Continuing Medical Education

Faculty Disclosures: No relevant financial relationships

Acknowledgement of Commercial

Support: No commercial support for this activity.

Accreditation: Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center is accredited by the Continuing Medical Education Committee of the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty Disclosure Policy: It is the policy of the Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center Office of\Continuing Medical Education to ensure objectivity, balance, independence, transparency, and scientific rigor in all CME sponsored educational activities. All those participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict of interest that may arise from the relationship. Presenters must also make a meaningful disclosure to the audience of their discussions of unlabeled or unapproved drugs or devices. This information will be available as part of the activity material.

Islami Auditroium, Saint Barnabas Medical Center

94 Old Short Hills Road

Livingston, NJ

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