8th Annual LGBTQ Health & Wellness Conference

Des Moines, IA US
February 22, 2020

Registration


Cost

  • $100 Healthcare Professional
  • $25 General Admission
  • $0 DMU Student

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Target Audience

Healthcare professionals and community members. 

Purpose

This conference is aimed at addressing the health inequities and disparities LGBTQ Iowans continue to experience in our state. Health care professionals and community members alike gather to hear from key experts, participate in interactive workshops, and collaborate and connect with one another. Attendees will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to cultivate safe and welcoming health care environments for LGBTQ Iowans throughout the state.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify barriers that LGBTQ Iowans face when attempting to access inclusive health care.
  • Recognize the importance of spiritual, social, and mental health on the overall health of LGBTQ Iowans. 
  • Describe discrimination that LGBTQ Iowans face and how that discrimination impacts health outcomes and overall well-being. 
  • Generate three action items focused on LGBTQ inclusivity to utilize in practice. 

Agenda

Agenda is subject to change.

TimeSession
8 am

Registration

9 am

Welcome and Introductions
Rich Salas, PhD, Chief Diversity Officer, Des Moines University
Tyler Rutherford, DO'22, President, Pride Alliance, Des Moines University
Courtney Reyes, Executive Director, One Iowa

9:30 am

One Iowa's Work and LGBTQ Wellness Needs Across the State (LGBTQ 101)
Max Mowitz, Program Director, One Iowa

10:30 amBreak
10:45 am

Queer Health Advocates Program
Storm O’Brink, Rape Victim Advocacy Program, University of Iowa
Kimmie Andresen-Reed, Rape Victim Advocacy Program, University of Iowa

Legal Process 101
Breanna Young, JD, Attorney, Davis Brown Law Firm
Affirming Providers in Helping Fields
Libby Fry, LMSW, Department of Social Work, University of Northern Iowa
11:45 amLunch
12:30 pm

Reproductive Justice and the Trans Community
Frieda Bequeaith, CLD, CSHE, Empowerment Supervisor, Young Women's Resource Center

LGBTQ Policy Landscape
Keenan Crow, MPP, Director of Policy and Advocacy, One Iowa
Trans OB-GYN Best Practices
Amy Bingaman, MD, OBGYN, UnityPoint Health
1:30 pmBreak
1:45 pm

Spirituality, Community, and Wellness for LGBTQ People
Birch Spick, Project Specialist, Lutheran Services in Iowa
Emily E. Ewing, Rev., Social Justice Pastor, Trinity Las Americas

Harm Reduction, Chemsex, and the LGBTQ Community
Sarah Ziegenhorn, Executive Director and Founder, Iowa Harm Reduction Coalition
LGBTQ-Specific Mental Health Care Best Practices
Caity Szalay, LISW, Social Worker, Full Circle Therapy
2:45 pmBreak
3 pm

Closing Panel Discussion: LGBTQ Health Care Needs
Amy Bingaman, MD, OBGYN, UnityPoint Health
Lindsay Ladd, Young Advisory Council Administrator and Senior Specialist, Marketing and Communications, UnityPoint Health
Elizabeth Medina, Community Member
Olivia Samples, CD, CLC, Membership and Training Coordinator, Iowa Coalition for Collective Change

4 pm

Adjourn

    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 5.00 AOA Category 2­A
    • 5.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
    • 5.00 IBON
    Course opens: 
    02/22/2020
    Course expires: 
    02/22/2020
    Event starts: 
    02/22/2020 - 8:00am
    Event ends: 
    02/22/2020 - 4:00pm
    Cost:
    $0.00
    Rating: 
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    Des Moines University
    3200 Grand Avenue
    Student Education Center
    Des Moines, IA 50312
    United States
    +1 (515) 271-1596

    Des Moines University is located on a 22-acre campus in the heart of Des Moines, Iowa. Just west of downtown on Grand Avenue, the University is located in one of Des Moines' most prestigious neighborhoods. The campus is in a historic neighborhood filled with tree-lined streets and gracious older homes and businesses. Its central location makes it easy to access the rest of the city and outlying communities. The campus is close to the Des Moines International Airport, located on the bus line and just blocks from local shopping and downtown Des Moines.

    Travel

    Frieda Bequeaith, CLD, CSHE
    Empowerment Supervisor, Young Women's Resource Center

    Amy Bingaman, MD
    OBGYN, UnityPoint Health
     

    Keenan Crow, MPP
    Director of Policy and Advocacy, One Iowa
     

    Libby Fry, LMSW
    Department of Social Work, University of Northern Iowa
     

    Lindsay Ladd
    Young Advisory Council Administrator and Senior Specialist, Marketing and Communications, UnityPoint Health

    Elizabeth Medina
    Community Member

     

    Max Mowitz
    Program Director, One Iowa

    Storm O’Brink
    Rape Victim Advocacy Program, University of Iowa

    Kimmie Andresen-Reed
    Rape Victim Advocacy Program, University of Iowa

    Olivia Samples, CD, CLC
    Membership and Training Coordinator, Iowa Coalition for Collective Change

    Birch Spick
    Project Specialist, Lutheran Services in Iowa

    Caity Szalay, LISW
    Social Worker, Full Circle Therapy

    Breanna Young, JD
    Attorney, Davis Brown Law Firm
     

    Sarah Ziegenhorn
    Executive Director and Founder, Iowa Harm Reduction Coalition

    Emily E. Ewing, Rev.
    Social Justice Pastor, Trinity Las Americas

    Disclosures

    Relevant to the content of this educational activity, the following individuals have no conflicts of interest with commercial interest companies to disclose.

    • Libby Fry, LMSW, Speaker
    • Elizabeth Baker, PhD, Planning Committee
    • Helena Mica, MS, MA, Planning Committee
    • Tyler Rutherford, DO'22, Planning Committee
    • Rich Salas, PhD, Planning Committee
    • Max Mowitz, Planning Committee and Speaker
    • Frieda Bequeaith, CLD, CSHE, Speaker
    • Breanna Young, JD, Speaker
    • Amy Bingaman, MD, Speaker
    • Storm O'Brink, Speaker
    • Caity Szalay, LMSW, Speaker
    • Sarah Ziegenhorn, Speaker
    • Lindsay Ladd, Speaker
    • Elizabeth Medina, Speaker
    • Kimmie Andresen-Reed, Speaker
    • Olivia Samples, CD, CLC, Speaker
    • Keenan Crow, MPP, Speaker
    • Emily Ewing, Rev., Speaker

    Accreditation Statements

    • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 5.0 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
    • MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS). Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    • Nurse: Des Moines University is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 5.0 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.
    • Other Healthcare Professionals: This live activity is designated for 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

    EDUCATIONAL GRANTS

    No commercial interest company provided financial support for this continuing education activity.

    DISCLOSURE

    Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. The speaker(s) will disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas.

    Disclaimer

    The information provided at this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.

    Available Credit

    • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 5.00 AOA Category 2­A
    • 5.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
    • 5.00 IBON
    • Non-Profit: $50
    • Others: $100

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    Cost

    • $100 Healthcare Professional
    • $25 General Admission
    • $0 DMU Student

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