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Candid Conversations : Female Patients and Sexual Health

Posted about 7 years ago by Elizabeth Rash

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A UCF Faculty member,  Dr. Rufus Barfield, is conducting research on improvement of communication skills of nurse practitioners and other health professionals. As part of this study he and a colleague are presenting a FREE workshop which will focus on  "Candid Conversations: Talking with Female Patients about Sexual Health".

The general information is below and there is more on the two attachments at the bottom on this email.
If you have NP, physician or PA colleagues who might be interested, please pass on this notice to them. 

Workshop information form

This is not a medical communication therapy workshop that will help the healthcare practitioners treat a medical disease of their female patient(s). This is a communication skills workshop that will help healthcare practitioners (MD, DO, APRN, PA) hone their communication skills raising and addressing issues around female sexual health.


  • Saturday, November 5, 2011 from 10:00am—1:00pm


  • Communication Building, University of Central Florida, Nicholson School of Communication, Conference Room #228

 Sponsored by

  • An independent educational grant from, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Institute for Healthcare Communication
  • University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
  • University of Central Florida, Nicholson School of Communication

 Deadline for Responding


The granting agency requests that potential workshop applicants know that a final decision will be made on or about October 21, 2011as to whether or not this site will be selected to host/conduct the pilot workshop.  All applicants will be notified by Dr. Rufus L. Barfield II, no later than October 25, 2011 of the granting agency’s decision.