Cultural Competence: Strengthening the Clinician’s Role in Delivering Quality HIV Care among People with Disabilities


Paul Nathenson, RN, ND,

Vice President Community Services and Integrative Health

Mark Misrok, MS Ed, CRC,

President, Board of Directors, National Working Positive Coalition

Learning Objectives: 1. Discuss the implications of the Americans with Disabilities Act for providing clinical care 2. Define ‘disability in the context of HIV’ 3. Discuss attitudinal barriers against people with disability and compare/contrast to discrimination of persons with HIV 4. Discuss strategies for providing culturally competent care to people with HIV and visual, hearing, mobility, speech-language, cognitive and/or emotional disabilities Sponsors: AIDS Education and Training Center National Multicultural Center Howard University College of Medicine Date: Thursday, March 28th, 2013

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