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Whitney Fear to discuss care considerations for Indigenous populations at Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Feb. 15

For the next Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Whitney Fear, MSN, PHN, PMHNP-BC, will present “Ista Nitokab Yakasna Watakisni (Care considerations for Plains Indigenous populations)” from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023, at UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Fear is a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner in Fargo.

Upon completion of this program, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe historical events that adversely impacted the wellness of Indigenous people in the United States.
  • Discuss how colonized approaches in medicine contradict trauma-informed care principles.
  • Formulate interventions that are culturally appropriate.
  • Assess for organizational changes that help cultivate health equity through inclusion.

This Grand Rounds presentation, sponsored by the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the School’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, is broadcast via video conference to many sites throughout North Dakota and Minnesota and is also streamed via personal computers. If you want information on how to attend, please contact Teresa Klein at 701.293.4101 or

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.