The health care professions take pride in the philosophy that all pers ons receive equal treatment. Yet prejudice, fears, and stereotyping ar e so deeply ingrained in our society that discrimination is widespread . Gay, lesbian, and bisexual persons are often harassed, mistreated, o r misunderstood in our health care systems. This book explores how pre judices have become institutionalized, and offers viable solutions for real change. Essential for educators, students, nurses, health care p rofessionals, community activistsall those interested in combating pre judice.Or as so many PWA a#39;s (Persons with AIDS) can attest, aquot;the newsaquot; finally came. ... Now more than ever, all the fiery sermons I had ever preached will now, as a preacher with AIDS, have to keep me alive. (Angel ... Table 8.6 provides a timelineanbsp;...
|Author||:||Michele J. Eliason|
|Publisher||:||Jones & Bartlett Learning - 1996-01-01|