Conversations in Health Equity: Examining the Provider Needs of Latino Populations

Conversations in Health Equity: Examining the Provider Needs of Latino Populations

Conversations in Health Equity: Examining the Provider Needs of Latino Populations

How does your clinical environment affect your patients’ health? Discover the real impact of cultural humility and find out how we can do better. 

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  • Overview

    How does a patient's culture impact their health behaviors? Find clues in a case highlighting how cultural responsiveness leads to open patient-clinician communication that is the cornerstone of good clinical care.

    Listen in as 2 leading experts address disparities by breaking down barriers and building better communication with Latino patients. Will you evolve your clinical approach by taking the necessary (easy) steps to help overcome medical mistrust?

  • Faculty Information

    Charles Vega, MD
    Clinical Professor, Family Medicine
    School of Medicine
    University of California, Irvine
    Orange, CA

    Alvaro E. Galvis, MD, PhD
    Attending Physician, Department of Pediatrics
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
    Loma Linda University Children’s Health
    Riverside University Health System
    Loma Linda, CA

  • Learning Objectives

    After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

    • Identify health disparities in the Hispanic, Latino/Latina, Chicano/Chicana patient populations
    • Describe how these disparities may be exacerbated by cultural barriers in healthcare
  • Target Audience

    This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of any clinician interested in improving clinician-patient relationships with communities that are vulnerable to health disparities.

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  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Pfizer, Inc.

  • Disclaimer

    The views and opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of GLC and Prova Education. This presentation is not intended to define an exclusive course of patient management; the participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic skills in applying or adopting for professional use any of the information provided herein. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients’ conditions and possible contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. Links to other sites may be provided as additional sources of information. Once you elect to link to a site outside of Prova Education you are subject to the terms and conditions of use, including copyright and licensing restriction, of that site.

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