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Cultural Competencies in Health Care

Cultural Competencies in Healthcare

Embracing diversity. Managing change.

 

Monday, Feb. 27 | 2 pm - 8 pm

Tuesday, Feb. 28 | 10 am - 4 pm

Joe Crowley Student Union, 4th Floor, University of Nevada, Reno 

 

Don’t miss this student-led symposium, exploring barriers to health and ways to improve health outcomes for underserved groups. 

 

Register by Thursday, Feb. 23

All sessions are free and open to students, faculty, staff and the community. Small group activities have registration limits and are expected to fill.

 

Posters

Abstracts will be accepted through Wednesday, Feb. 22. Printing is free through @One. Our poster session will be held Tuesday, Feb. 28 from noon-1 p.m.

 

EVENT SCHEDULE

 

Monday, Feb. 27

 

2 p.m. : Healthy Body, Healthy Mind: Examining Physical and Health Education in Schools

Sheena Harvey, Sports and Event Coordinator, Fitness and Recreational Sports, University of Nevada, Reno

 

2 p.m. : Hearing Voices, Simulation Session 1

Carrie Hintz DNP, RN, CEN, Assistant Professor of Nursing, University of Nevada, Reno

+ Limit 25 attendees

 

3 p.m. : Implicit Bias: Understanding Attitudes and Unconscious Ideas in Healthcare Encounters

Rama Raja, 3rd Year Medical Student, University of Nevada, Reno

Emmanuelle Garcia, 3rd Year Medical Student, University of Nevada, Reno

Nicole Jacobs Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Services, University of Nevada, Reno

+ Attendees must bring laptops

 

3 p.m. : Hearing Voices, Simulation Session 2

Carrie Hintz DNP, RN, CEN, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Orvis School of Nursing, University of Nevada, Reno

+ Limit 25 attendees

 

4 p.m. : Triumph: Overcoming the Odds

Russell Lehmann, Speaker, Author, Poet, Advocate

 

5 p.m. : Break for refreshments

 

6 p.m. : Movie, The Waiting Room

7 p.m. : Discussion Panel, The Waiting Room

Heather Korbulic, Executive Director, Silver State Health Insurance Exchange

Blane Harding, Director, The Center: Every Student. Every Story.

Carrie Hintz, DNP, RN, CEN, Assistant Professor and ER Nurse, University of Nevada, Reno

Jorge Flores, M.D., Surgeon, VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System and UNR Med Clinical Adjunct Faculty

 

Tuesday, Feb. 28

 

10 a.m. : Beyond Body Image: Understanding Eating Disorders

Kat Geiger, LCSW, Clinical Director, Center for Hope of the Sierras

 

10 a.m. : Why do I need to see a doctor? I am the doctor

Dustin Hopfe ATC/L, ITAT, Head Athletics Trainer, Sports Medicine Program, Wooster High School

 

11 a.m. : Privilege: Building Awareness a Queer Perspective - Interactive Presentation

Taylor Howard, 2nd Year Medical Student, University of Nevada, Reno

+ Trigger warning

 

11 a.m. : Is it really a man’s world? Gender roles in healthcare

Dustin Hopfe ATC/L, ITAT, Head Athletics Trainer, Sports Medicine Program, Wooster High School

 

12 p.m. : Poster Session//Vendor Fair//Lunch Break

 

1 p.m. : Picture the Profession

Reema Naik, Public Health Student, Community Health Sciences, University of Nevada, Reno

Nancy Kuhles, CCC, Speech Language Pathologist, ASHA and NSHA

+ Limit 30 attendees

 

1 p.m. : Critical Questions for Rural Healthcare, Session 1

Andrea Gregg, Executive Director, High Sierra AHEC

Andraya Dickens, Program Coordinator, High Sierra AHEC

+ Limit 30 attendees

 

2 p.m. : Life Beyond Dementia

Jeff Dold, Owner/Director, More to Life Senior Club

 

2 p.m. : Critical Questions for Rural Healthcare, Session 2

Andrea Gregg, Executive Director, High Sierra AHEC

Andraya Dickens, Program Coordinator, High Sierra AHEC

+ Limit 30 attendees

 

3 p.m. : LBGT Discussion Panel

 

Cultural Considerations in Healthcare is Presented by

University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine

School of Social Work

School of Community Health Sciences

Nevada Public Health Training Center

Orvis School of Nursing

 

With support from

High Sierra AHEC

 

 

Tuesday, February 28 at 10:00am to 4:00pm

Student Union, 4th Floor University of Nevada, Reno

Departments

Division of Health Sciences

Pricing

Free

Website

http://dhs.unr.edu/news/cchc

Group

Diversity

Hashtag

##CCHC2017

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