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May 12, 2015

Healthcare providers invited to: "Harnessing Hispanic Health: Strategies for Working with Latinos"

Tuesday, May 12, 2015.
May 20 program with noted speaker at Good Samaritan Medical Center will examine cultural considerations in providing effective care for Hispanic community.
Good Samaritan Medical Center and Steward Health Care invite healthcare professionals to learn about issues that impact caring for the Hispanic community at “Harnessing Hispanic Health: Strategies for Working with Latinos,” with guest speaker Orlando González, EdD, MBA, MS, EMT-P, CHI, of AccuLingua Communications and Consulting Services of Greenville, South Carolina. 
Dr. González will cover important topics for healthcare providers, including:
  • Specific Hispanic cultural and linguistic traits that influence patient-provider rapport
  • Traditional Latino health beliefs that may impact patient compliance with treatment
  • Effective guidelines to use when working with medical interpreters
This free program for medical professionals will be held on Wednesday May 20, from 12 to 1 p.m,. in the Moakley Center Conference Room at Good Samaritan Medical Center. Lunch will be served and valet parking in available.

This program qualifies for risk management study credits for physicians, and continuing education credits will be available for nurses, social workers, and licensed mental health professionals.

There is no charge, but space is limited.  Please register early to secure your seat!  To register, send an email to: [email protected].  In the subject line, please enter that you are attending.