Obesity Stigma and Women's Health: Challenges of Decreasing Healthcare Provider Bias to Improve Outcomes
Review TypeAbstract Review Only: Reviewed by Event Host
Repository Posting Date2019-07-10T13:09:46Z
Author(s)Burke, Mary Ellen A.
Author DetailsMary Ellen A. Burke, DNP, RN, CNM, College of Nursing, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationBeta Zeta at-Large
Level of EvidenceN/A
The primary aim of this presentation is to describe strategies and challenges in decreasing bias toward obese women by healthcare providers including nurses, nurse-midwives and medical staff. Best practices for creating a more welcoming environment for obese patients receiving gynecological and obstetrical care will be discussed.
Description30th International Nursing Research Congress: Theory-to-Practice: Catalyzing Collaborations to Connect Globally. Held 25-29 July 2019 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Conference Name30th International Nursing Research Congress
Conference HostSigma Theta Tau International
Conference LocationCalgary, Alberta, Canada
NotesItems submitted to a conference/event were evaluated/peer-reviewed at the time of abstract submission to the event. No other peer-review was provided prior to submission to the Henderson Repository, unless otherwise noted.
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