27 June 2017 ~ 0 Comments

Creating Inclusive Health Care Environments To Improve Patient Demographic Data Collection

The Center for Health Policy at the University of Missouri is working with the Missouri Hospital Association and Missouri Primary Care Association to get a better understanding of how we are collecting patient information around race, ethnicity, language, sexual orientation and gender identity. The goal is to eliminate health disparities and create inclusive health care […]

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15 July 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Resources for hospitals and clinics to collect sexual orientation and gender identity demographic data

The Center for Health Policy at the University of Missouri has worked with Missouri Hospital Association, the Hospital Industry Data Institute, the Missouri Primary Care Association, PROMO, and Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders (SAGE) of PROMO Fund to get a better understanding of how we are collecting patient information around […]

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29 September 2014 ~ 0 Comments

TransParent Podcasts (Transgender and Gender Independent Youth)

MOHEC partnered with TransParent to provide the parents’ perspective of how families living with gender non-confirming youth adapt over time. TransParent is a St. Louis based organization dedicated to providing compassionate support and resources to parents and caregivers raising a gender independent child. Listen to the love, hopes, and fears of these parents of transgender […]

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11 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

GayData.org

This site was created by Dr. Randall Sell and is maintained by the Program for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health at Drexel University, School of Public Health.

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04 May 2010 ~ Comments Off on Sex differences in first-year students at Canadian medical schools

Sex differences in first-year students at Canadian medical schools

OBJECTIVES: To compare male and female medical students by age, level of education before admission to medical school, race/ethnicity, parental education level, socioeconomic status, and attitudes toward public health care. METHODS: In 2001, we conducted an Internet-based survey of all students enrolled in the 16 medical schools across Canada. Based on the high response rate, […]

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04 May 2010 ~ Comments Off on Homophobia: a challenge for psychosocial nursing.[see comment]

Homophobia: a challenge for psychosocial nursing.[see comment]

1. In 1975, the American Psychological Association stated that homosexuality was not a disorder and that homophobia was a form of prejudice based on stereotypes. 2. Because homophobia, like racism or sexism, is learned, it can be unlearned. 3. People who feel homosexuality is a choice hold more negative attitudes toward individuals who are gay, […]

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04 May 2010 ~ Comments Off on “Being dealt with as a whole person.” Care seeking and adherence: the benefits of culturally competent care

“Being dealt with as a whole person.” Care seeking and adherence: the benefits of culturally competent care

The purpose of this study is to characterize the relationship between identity and health care experiences (including antiretroviral therapy utilization) among HIV-positive sexual minority males. This qualitative study used grounded theory with data collection occurring through focus groups and interviews. A questionnaire was used to complete a demographic profile. The study included 47 HIV positive […]

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04 May 2010 ~ Comments Off on Stigma in HIV-positive women

Stigma in HIV-positive women

PURPOSE: To present a metasynthesis of qualitative findings on stigma in HIV-positive women. METHOD: Metasummary and metasynthesis techniques were used to integrate findings on stigma in 93 reports of qualitative studies conducted between 1991 and 2002 with a total of 1,780 women, mostly from minority groups. FINDINGS: Both perceived and enacted stigma were pervasive in […]

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04 May 2010 ~ Comments Off on Israeli men in nursing: social and personal motives

Israeli men in nursing: social and personal motives

AIM: This paper intends to explore what leads Israeli men to choose nursing as their profession. BACKGROUND: In the early years of nursing education in Israel, like in other western societies, men were excluded from the profession. Shortage in nursing personnel and urgent needs led to recruitment of men into the profession for a short […]

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04 May 2010 ~ Comments Off on Building culturally sensitive substance use prevention and treatment programs for transgendered populations

Building culturally sensitive substance use prevention and treatment programs for transgendered populations

Studies show that transgendered individuals are at high risk for substance use problems. It is important to identify the unique needs and concerns of these individuals and culturally sensitive programs that will be successful in recruiting and retaining these individuals in drug abuse treatment services. This involves incorporating the needs of services from the perspectives […]

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