Medicine Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

  • Medicine Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

Diversity in Healthcare

Date(s)

17/05/2018 - 17/05/2018

Time

6:30PM - 9:00PM

Location

North Lecture Theatre/MBC

Attendees: 100

QUB Scrubs (Surgical and Medical Academic Society) are hosting an event which aims to cover topics primarily for healthcare related courses to allow them to better understand their patients.

The event will be a series of short lectures covering different groups within society and their specialised healthcare needs; these groups include LGBT+, hearing impairment, multi-faith backgrounds, cultural differences. The overall aim is to educate students on the difficulties particular groups have when interacting with healthcare and how to best accommodate these specific needs.  Students will also be taught basic sign language on the night as well.

Food will be provided.

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