TMA PHW Conference Focuses on Cultural Competence

"Cultural Competence: Putting Patients First" will be the theme of the Physician Health and Wellness (PHW) Training Session and 21st Annual Retreat, Feb. 14-15, at the Inn on Barons Creek in Fredericksburg.   

Presentations during the conference will include Prescription Access in Texas; Cultural Competence; How to Engage Your Audience in an Effective Presentation; Beyond PowerPoint: Other Technologies on the Horizon; Copyright Laws: What Physicians Need to Know; Ethics of Cultural Conflicts in Medicine; Folk Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicines; How to Improve Communication Skills in Cross-Cultural Populations; and Sexuality, Gender Variance, and Cultural Competence.    

Presented by the TMA Committee on PHW, the conference has been accredited for a maximum of 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, 7.5 of which are designated as ethics and/or professional responsibility education.

Those who will benefit from the seminar are physicians of all specialties; members and potential new members on the regional education teams of the PHW Committee; members and consultants of state and county medical society PHW committees; district coordinators; hospital chiefs of staff, medical staff coordinators, and members of hospital-based peer assistance committees; and others interested in learning more about the issues.   

Review the conference brochure, and register online. To request a brochure or for additional information, contact Linda Kuhn by telephone at (800) 880-1300, ext. 1342, or (512) 370-1342, or by email.

Action, Jan. 17, 2014

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