The Evolving Role of Pharmacists in Public Health: Prevention and Treatment of Communicable Infectious Diseases and Gender-Based Health
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
10 AM PST | 12 PM CT | 1 PM EST
Christina M. Madison, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCACP, AAHIVP
The Evolving Role of Pharmacists in Public Health:
Prevention and Treatment of Communicable Infectious Diseases
and Gender-Based Health
Discuss the role of a pharmacist in public health;
Identify public health interventions that can help to decrease the incidence of communicable diseases and address health disparities in vulnerable populations;
Review best-practices for providing culturally competent care to those who identify in the LGBTQ space and harm reduction strategies that include HIV prevention services; and
Assess the benefits of pharmacists obtaining provider status from CMS and being able to bill for services in order to improve patients’ access to care.
About Dr. Madison:
Speaker | Consultant | Media Contributor | Advocate
Dr. Madison has over 15 years of pharmacy experience with over 12 years specifically in the area of public health. She is currently an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice with Roseman University of Health Sciences (RU). She completed a pharmacy practice residency at the New Mexico VA Health Care System. She maintains multiple certifications/credentials including being a board certified ambulatory care pharmacist (BCACP), credentialed with the Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVP), and was elected Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (FCCP) recognized for her contributions to the organization and the profession of pharmacy. She provides patient care at two clinical settings including Huntridge Family Clinic, which focuses on the LGTBQ community and is one of the largest providers of HIV prevention and gender affirming care services in the State of Nevada as well as Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada (VMSN) where she offers immunization and communicable disease care.
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