• 2015 LGBTQ Health Conference, all presentations

    Original Date: July 25-26, 2015

    This discounted package includes all of the individual presentations from the conference.

    10.25 CEUs (including 8.25 general and 2.0 ethics) approved by OBNM 
  • Trans Gender Medicine in Youth: What Primary Care Providers Need to Know

    Presenter: Karin Selva, MD
    Original Date: July 25, 2015

    Gender Dysphoria is now being recognized and diagnosed more frequently in youth and adolescents. Medical providers are often the first contact for such patients and their family, and as such they need to know how to recognize the signs and symptoms and have a knowledge base of local resources in their community.  In addition, the medical aspects of transgender care will be discussed and outlined, including pubertal suppression and cross hormone therapy. A brief discussion of outcomes will be presented as well.


    1.0 ethics CEUs approved by OBNM
  • Connecting through caring: OHSU’s journey of enhancing compassionate care and inclusive services for LGBTQ patients and employees

    Presenter: Riikka Salonen, MA
    Original Date: July 25, 2015

    This sessions gives participants an opportunity to learn about OHSU’s innovative efforts to integrate initiatives focusing on LGBTQ-affirming care and services under its new Diversity Action Plan. Salonen discusses the development of cultural sensitivity and LGBTQ-awareness at OHSU and facilitates the sharing of participant experiences and tools in creating successful organizational initiatives that increase cultural inclusion of LGBTQ patients and employees.

    1.0 ethics CEUs approved by OBNM
  • Panel Discussion: The Transition of Trans Care

    Presenter: Reid Vanderburg, MA; Riikka Salonen,MA; Amy Penkin, LCSW; Leslie Nicholas, ND; Aydian Ethan Dowling
    Original Date: July 25, 2015

    This panel discusses some of the current topics and concerns evolving in trans healthcare in the current healthcare system. Medical, biomechanical, psychological and ethical topics are addressed with insightful perspectives given from various experts in related fields.


    1.0 general CEUs approved by OBNM
  • HIV Medicine at 30 years: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

    Presenter: Christopher Evans, MD/MPH, AAHIVM
    Original Date: July 25, 2015

    The last 30 years has seen the evolution in HIV care and especially as it relates to the diagnosis and treatment of the disease.  Additionally, Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) has decreased the mortality from AIDS defining illnesses, and has transformed HIV to a chronically managed disease. Over time, chronic infection with HIV has brought additional complexities to care including higher rates of cardiovascular, bone and renal diseases.

    This presentation covers the modalities in HIV diagnosis and treatment, the challenges of non-HIV related comorbidities in chronic infection, and strategies for HIV prevention.


    1.0 general CEUs approved by OBNM
  • The Trans-Inclusive Medical Practice

    Presenter: Reid Vanderburgh, MA
    Original Date: July 25, 2015

    Transgender identity and transition have become more prominent in our culture in recent years. Those who desire to support transgender people are frequently at a loss as to how to go about acquiring cultural competency. This lecture helps clinicians understand what support means, and how to begin acquiring the knowledge necessary to be of service.


    1.5 general CEUs approved by OBNM
  • Chiropractic Care and the LGBTQ Community

    Presenter: Angel Ochoa-Rea, DC, BS
    Original Date: July 26, 2015

    Treatment of the LGBTQ community presents with unique presentation of musculoskeletal complaints.  In most practices the presence of Transgender patients is not common place.  Due to the transition process of Transgender patient’s unique presentations of musculoskeletal conditions presents in a clinical setting. This presentation includes common patient presentations of HIV Positive patients, and Transgender patients along with treatment approaches to help these patients.


    1.0 general CEUs approved by OBNM
  • The Physiology of Oppression and LGBTQ Lived Experience

    Presenter: Lydia A. Bartholow, PMHNP
    Original Date: July 26, 2015

    This talk highlights and follows the physiological path of stress and trauma in the body, allowing participants a full view into both the immediate and long-term health consequences of stress and oppression. Bartholow pays special attention to the neurobiological underpinnings of health disparities as they relate to addiction, mental health and the lived experience of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer identified people.


    1.5 general CEUs approved by OBNM
  • Transgender Medicine 101: Overview of the Basics for the Primary Care Clinician

    Presenter: Leslie Nicholas, ND 
    Original Date: July 26, 2015

    This introductory webinar seeks to take the clinician into the specialty of transgender medicine for a general overview of the considerations in treating patients identifying as transgender. Dr. Nicholas explores vocabulary as well as socially and medically acceptable behavior as it relates to treating the patient. She also discusses what social transitioning is, why it can be important, and why clinician’s opinions of that process should be affirming only. 

    Dr. Nicholas also discusses the importance of screening for safety issues as well as assessing for potential suicide risk in a population that has some of the highest statistics as victims of homicide and suicide. Lastly, the importance of being an advocate for your patient can not be stressed enough. Learn how to access services and support for your patients who are LGBTQ community members.


    1.5 general CEUs approved by OBNM
  • LGBT Family-Building Options

    Presenter: Paula Amato, MD
    Original Date: July 26, 2015

    This presentation includes an overview of LGBT family-building and fertility treatment options. Dr. Amato also discusses the legal issues related to LGBT parenting.

    0.75 general CEUs approved by OBNM