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Encouraging Culturally Competent Care to LGBT Patients
November 14, 2017 @ 12:00 pm EST - 1:00 pm EST
Daily Theme: Caring for Rural, Diverse and Underserved Populations
This presentation will focus on the specific needs of LGBT population and how they might be met by the advanced practice nurse. Topics will include health disparities, health concerns for both youth and aging LGBT patients, and how healthcare providers can improve.
The session video will be available on this page at the scheduled date and time.
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Joanne Keefe, DNP, MPH, FNP-c is an instructor at Frontier Nursing University and has been a Nurse
Practitioner for four years. Dr. Keefe received her MSN and DNP at Frontier. She also has a MPH from the University of New Mexico.
Her clinical experience as a nurse ranges from research to ICU. Today, Dr. Keefe spends the majority of
time teaching, and maintains a part time clinical practice providing walk-in care. In her free time, she
enjoys her horses, dogs, cats, grandkids, husband and garden.
Amber Littlefield, DNP, FNP-C, M.Ed is an instructor at Frontier Nursing University and has been a Nurse Practitioner for six years. She received a master’s degree in education and master’s degree in nursing from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, a post-master’s certificate as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Massachusetts at Boston, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Frontier Nursing University.
Her clinical experience as a nurse practitioner includes emergency medicine and aesthetics. Today, Dr. Littlefield spend the majority of her time teaching future nurse practitioners the art of being a nurse practitioner. In her free time she enjoys traveling, cooking and spending time with her family.