For ALLIED HEALTH

Caring for Transgender and Gender Diverse Patients

⏰ 45 Minutes plus optional activities

🏆 CME: 1.0 contact hours ACCME
Exam to earn CME is available for purchase immediately after course completion.

📜 Certificate of Completion

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What Your Colleagues Say:

“I believe that any healthcare provider or allied health professional would derive value from the easy-to-digest way the course matter is presented. This course should be a part of every healthcare provider or allied health professional's induction to the workplace.”

“Although not a direct patient care provider, I do work with patient intake. Understanding terminology and best practices in obtaining vital information will be of great value to me.”

As clinicians, we strive to provide all our patients the highest quality of care.

This engaging and evidence-based course is designed for the real world of healthcare, giving medical professionals the knowledge and skills they need to provide inclusive, affirming, and culturally responsive care to their gender diverse patients, including patients who are transgender, nonbinary, and intersex. Learners increase their knowledge through current research, personal stories, real-world examples, and best-practice demonstrations. Each section is followed by engaging skill-building activities, exercises, and practice sessions designed to rapidly and effectively build provider competency for effective and culturally responsive care for gender diverse patients. Understanding the unique healthcare experiences of gender diverse individuals is crucial to ensuring their well-being and promoting equitable care. 

You will cover key concepts, such as sex assigned at birth, gender identity, and gender expression, and explain why these concepts are essential in clinical care settings. You will also learn best practices for implementing these concepts to deliver high-quality and clinically appropriate care for transgender and gender-diverse patients.

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This evidence-based course will provide insights and proven strategies you can put to work immediately.

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Learners will:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of concepts related to gender diversity

  • Analyze the importance of incorporating gender diversity concepts in clinical care

  • Apply best practices for effective communication and terminology in healthcare settings by demonstrating the ability to navigate language issues and miscommunications that may arise during patient care and incorporating gender-inclusive terminology to ensure a respectful and inclusive environment for gender-diverse patients
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Course Format

This video learning course features engaging content delivered by experts in the field. Through informative presentations, case studies, and interactive exercises, you will deepen your knowledge and develop practical skills for providing respectful and affirming care to transgender and gender-diverse patients. The self-paced format allows you to learn at your convenience, ensuring flexibility in your professional development.

Who Should Enroll

This course is designed for healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, and other providers involved in patient care. It also benefits administrators and healthcare staff seeking to enhance their understanding and skills in caring for transgender and gender-diverse individuals.

Why do Optum Health, Mayo Clinic, Boston Scientific, Hospital Association of New York, Health Partners, Cleveland Clinic, the Permanente Medical Group, Sutter Health, Confluence Health, The Indiana Hospital Association, the Center for Antiracism and Health Equity, and the California Health Care Association, among others, choose our courses?

In their words:

#unmatched expertise | #the best we have seen | #truly evidence-based  | #top marks from our doctors | #head & shoulders above the rest