3057.0 Women's Health: : Abuse, neglect, and unequal services

Monday, October 31, 2011: 8:30 AM
This session will examine the differences in care for women. Some of these differences are perceived differences by female patients themselves, others are actual differences. There are also differences in pharmacy services and these issues will be discussed. As well, there will be a discussion of sex trafficking of girls and women that will be explored.
Session Objectives: List four barriers to obtaining mental health care for minority women. Discuss four reasons why disparities in mental health care exist between minority populations and the general population in the US Compare differences by gender in satisfaction with pharmacy services, under different health plans' models for providing pharmacy services. Identify barriers to medical care for women and girl victims of sex trafficking.
Amal Khoury, PhD, MPH

9:30 AM
Sex Trafficking of Women and Girls in Three Major Cities in the United States: Implications for Local Health Systems
Wendy Macias Konstantopoulos, MD, MPH, Roy Ahn, MPH, ScD, Elaine Alpert, MD, MPH, Elizabeth Cafferty, MSc, Deanne Munroe, JD, MSN, APNBC, Judith Palmer Castor, PhD, Timothy Williams, MSW, MSc, Nadya Wolferstan, MA and Thomas F. Burke, MD

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Organized by: Medical Care
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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