The purpose of this webinar is to enable participants to increase their knowledge about the effects of stigma on HIV risk among sexual and gender minority populations.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
Provide an overview of how the impacts of stigma lead to negative health outcomes
Review the extent and contextual types of stigma and marginalization endured within young sexual and gender minority (SGM) communities of color in Pittsburgh, in addition to community perceptions of how and why such stigma is perpetrated and responded to
Review lessons learned from a community-level intervention that strives to address HIV risk by reducing SGM stigma in the Black community-at-large in Pittsburgh
Sarah Krier, PhD, MPH Assistant Professor Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Graduate School of Public Health University of Pittsburgh
PSNA: The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center is an approved provider of continuing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity qualifies for 1.0 contact hours.
CME: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other health care profesionals are awarded 0.1 continuing education units (CEU's) which are equal to 1.0 contact hours.
CEU: The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center, Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University of Pittsburgh, awards Continuing Education Units to individuals who enroll in certain educational activities. This program is awarded 0.10 continuing education credits.
A variety of the listed populations will be discussed at this event.
Gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.