Acknowledgments About Language in This Book Introduction: From "Special Population" to Inclusion-A Paradigm Shift 1. Self-Awareness and Communication 2. Sex, Gender, Sexual Orientation, Behavior, and Health 3. Understanding Attitudes and Access to Care 4. The History and Physical Examination 5. Shared Decision Making and Family Dynamics 6. Care Planning and Coordination 7. Ethical and Legal Issues 8. Patient and Family Education and Advocacy 9. Psychosocial and Spiritual Issues 10. Ensuring Institutional Inclusiveness Glossary References About the Content Expert Reviewers About the Author Index
Kimberly Acquaviva is a tenured faculty member at the George Washington University School of Nursing. She is a Certified Sexuality Educator (CSE) through AASECT (American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists).
A groundbreaking roadmap to inclusive care delivery. -- Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP, Director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care This book could not be more timely... [It] provides in-depth yet user-friendly cultural competency lessons [and] tips for all the major steps recommended for institutional change. -- Sherrill Wayland, Manager of National Projects SAGE (Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders)