Bridging the Gaps (BTG) offers monthly lectures and dinners for students and interested faculty. Please share this notice with pharmacy, physical therapy, occupational therapy and health psychology students and faculty. Students are welcome to attend even if they did not participate in the BTG program. Seminars are open to all. See www.bridgingthegaps.info
for more information.
Thursday, January 17 & February 28, 2008
5:15 - 7:45 p.m. Program (dinner is provided)
January 17, 2008, Thursday
Navigating Emergency Medical Assistance: Health Rights of the Uninsured Community Legal Services Staff
- This Seminar will explain Emergency Medical Assistance and explore the complexities in determining eligibility for Medicaid. Utilizing interactive case studies the seminar participants will learn the process of obtaining emergency Medicaid for serious medical problems.
February 28, 2008, Thursday
Working with Interpreters:
When You and Your Patient Do Not Speak the Same Language Vincent J. Zarro, MD, PhD, & the Chinatown Clinic Staff
- This Seminar will illustrate the skills needed to communicate with patients whose culture/language differs from the provider.
This session will offer an opportunity for practice and feedback.
Location for both Seminars: Chinatown Clinic Holy Redeemer Church, 915 Vine Street, 19107
On Line Registration Required: www.bridgingthegaps.info.
Need more info about Bridging the Gaps?
Contact your BTG School Coordinator: University of the Sciences: Ruth Schemm (firstname.lastname@example.org)
or Ellen Martinak (email@example.com) 215.898.4141
REMAINING 2007-08 SEMINARS:
Addressing the Health Issues of Transgender People
HOST SITE: Mazzoni Clinic, 1201 Chestnut Street, 3rd floor
Changing the Paradigm of Healthcare for the Frail Elderly
HOST SITE: NewCourtland, 5457 Wayne Ave., 19144
Rescheduled: Addressing Adolescent Risk: Building on Strength Covenant House, Dr. Ken Ginsburg
*See BTG website description for December 13, 2007 Seminar+A16