Join us for LGBTQ+ Vocabulary: The Hidden Meaning of our Words presented by Dr. Kristi Hallisy, PT, DSc.
Do you struggle to find the right words to say to patients? Everything in this world has a hidden meaning including the words we use. LGBTQ+ Vocabulary: The Hidden Meaning of our Words is designed to help therapists find a common language when working with the LGBTQI+ community, dive deeper into why it matters and identify tools to utilize in healthcare management of the LGBTQ+ community. This course will fulfill two hours of the four hour ethics and jurisprudence state licensure requirement.
- Finding a common language for working with the LGBTQI+ community.
- What are your pronouns? Why does it matter?
- What is intersectionality? How do you define yourself?
- Outline language resources/tools for providers to utilize in the healthcare management of the LGBTQ+ (queer) community
About The Speaker(s)
Kristi Hallisy PT, DSc is an associate professor at the University of WI-Madison Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Dr. Hallisy has a joint appointment with the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health and serves as a musculoskeletal clinical specialist at University Health Services Student Health Physical Therapy Clinic. Dr. Hallisy serves as Director of Mentoring for the UW-Health and Meriter Unity Point Orthopaedic Residency Program, which includes leadership roles in the Curriculum and Steering Committees. UW-Madison DPT teaching responsibilities include musculoskeletal coursework, orthotics, health promotion and wellness (PT 668) and independent study in Tai Chi. Her research and clinical interests are in the physical therapy application of Tai Chi as a community-based exercise program for fall prevention in the older adult and management of chronic health conditions.