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• Cultural Competency: Building Bridges to Understanding for Health Care Professionals — May 7, 1999, at Ala Moana Hotel in Honolulu. The fee for the one-day conference is $115 before April 16 and $135 after that date. An optional workshop on May 8 costs $60 before April 16 and $75 after that date. The workshop is restricted to those who attend the conference on May 7.
This conference is designed to help nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, health educators, therapists, social workers, physicians, and others in the health care field expand their cultural sensitivity and develop skills they can use to work well with clients of all cultures. The featured speaker on May 7 is Marjorie Kagawa-Singer, RN, MN, PhD, assistant professor at the UCLA School of Public Health and the Asian American Studies Center in Los Angeles. The workshop on May 8 will provide highly interactive training in cultural competency.
For more information, contact: The Queen’s Medical Center, Health Education & Wellness, 1301 Punchbowl St., Honolulu, HI 96813. Telephone: (808) 547-4823. Fax: (808) 537-7828.