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Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Queer Re-Visions: Using an On-Line Course to Conceptualize Provider-side Cultural Competency Training for the Health and Well-Being of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People
by Dragon, Christina N., M.S.P.H., The Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health and Hygiene, 2013, 54; 1523711
Abstract (Summary)

Health disparities persist for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) identified people. Disparities can be combated through health care provider training and education in cultural competence. Improved health outcomes have been noted in primary care provider cultural competence training for other special populations including people that are HIV positive, people with limited literacy or limited English proficiency, and people from different racial or ethnic backgrounds. LGBT cultural competency training can play a pivotal role in health care professionals attitude and behavior change to reduce health disparities for LGBT people.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: German, Danielle
School: The Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health and Hygiene
Department: Health, Behavior, and Society
School Location: United States -- Maryland
Source: MAI 52/02M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Public health, Health education, LGBTQ studies
Publication Number: 1523711
ISBN: 978-1-303-31628-9
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