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Talk it Out with your Doc

Missouri Health Equity Collaborative

Saturday, January 18, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (CST)

Talk it Out with your Doc

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 The goal of this four-session workshop is to raise awareness within the LGBT communities about health disparities and the need to establish regular and routine care with a doctor by providing relevant information coupled with tools, resources and techniques that can aid participants in being better advocates for their health care needs.

  •  Understand the prevalent health disparities in the LGBT community
  • Understand the importance of establishing a primary care provider
    • Discuss barriers and solutions to establishing a relationship with your doctor
    • Identify recommended and routine screenings
  • Understand how policy impacts accessing health care services
    • The Affordable Care Act and change in insurance options
    • Patient rights
    • Durable Power of attorney

 Agenda:

10:00 am -10:30 am:  Registration/bunch

10:30 am -10:40 am Welcome

  • Tracy McCreery, PROMO

10:40 am -11:10 am: Talk it Out with your Doc (facilitated discussion)

11:10 am - 11:40 am:  Policy and LGBT Health

  • Tracy McCreery, PROMO

11:40 am -12:10 am:  Patients’ rights, power of attorney and the importance of establishing a primary care physician

  • Eugene Potchen-Webb, SAGE Metro St. Louis

12:10 am -12:30 am: Next steps

  • Tracy McCreery, PROMO


 

 


Have questions about Talk it Out with your Doc? Contact Missouri Health Equity Collaborative

When & Where


PROMO (Coronado Building, Spring Avenue entrance)
3701 Lindell Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63108

Saturday, January 18, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (CST)


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Missouri Health Equity Collaborative

All Missourians should have the opportunity to make the choices that allow them to live a long, healthy life, regardless of their income, education, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or ability status. Health starts in our communities, where we live, learn, work and play. As we collectively work to make good health and access to health care a reality for all Missourians, the Missouri Health Equity Collaborative (MOHEC) supports efforts to ensure all Missourians have these opportunities.
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