About

This webinar will help hospitals, health systems and health care providers learn to deliver more equitable care for LGBTQ+ patients. Speaker Megan Mueller, director of education and prevention, Rainbow Health, will discuss the differences between sex, sexuality and gender and the language used to discuss each; share the importance of pronouns and how to use them; and cover basic dos and don’ts in working with the LGBTQ+ community. Mueller will provide an overview of health disparities within the LGBTQ+ community and how the health care system has impacted this community. She will share actionable steps health care providers and administrators can take to better serve the LGBTQ+ community and improve competency and inclusion. 

Objectives

  • Describe the differences between sex, sexuality and gender and the language used to discuss each 
  • Discuss the importance of pronouns and how to use them.
  • List the basics do’s and don’ts when it comes to working with the LGBTQ+ community 
  • Discuss health disparities within the LGBTQ+ community and how the health care system has impacted this community
  • List steps hospitals and health systems can take to improve competency and inclusion and better serve the LGBTQ+ community 

Speaker

Megan Mueller (she/her), director of education and prevention, Rainbow Health

Megan Mueller is director of education and prevention for Rainbow Health, where she oversees professional education and community education programs. Mueller is passionate about teaching professionals with hopes that the education they receive trickles down to enhance care for the community we love and serve. She also thrives in empowering communities with the resources that allow people to make their own decisions through a risk-reduction, sex-positive lens. Mueller has her master’s in public health from BRAC University in Bangladesh, where she lived, studied and worked with an infectious disease research hospital in the capital, Dhaka.

Who should attend

CEOs, COOs, CFOs, CMOs, CNOs, providers, nurses, patient safety officers, diversity and inclusion officers, front-line staff and any hospital or health system employee interested in improving competency and inclusion at their facility.  

Continuing education

The program has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements for a total of 1 contact hour.

Fee

  • Complimentary for MHA members
  • $25 per person for nonmembers

Registration deadline

Please register by 5 p.m. on Aug. 18 to ensure timely delivery of access instructions.

Approximately four business days before the web conference, you will receive an email that contains instructions on how to connect. Advance registration is required to ensure delivery of instructional materials.

If you do not receive an email from Christy Hammer prior to the program with web conference details, please contact info@mnhospitals.org to confirm your registration.

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When and Where
  • 8/19/2021 12:30 PM CDT
  • 8/19/2021 1:30 PM CDT
  • Webinar