Time: .5-1.5 hours. Specifically designed to be delivered in a short Rounds setting.
Audience: Health Care Providers.
AV equipment: LCD projector, Lavalier microphone if more than 40 participants
This course has met approval for CME accreditation in numerous states; contact us for the materials to secure CME/CEUs for your audience.
Well-meaning, committed providers often feel at a loss for meeting the needs of transgender patients because little information or training exists on the topic. This session will focus on four essential steps towards providing good care: 1) understanding the range of transgender possibilities and what that means both medically and socially; 2) differentiating transgender care from work with G/L/B populations; 3) becoming familiar with referrals and protocols for care; and 4) examining institutional-related barriers and solutions to addressing those barriers. The workshop is interactive and skills-oriented, providing participants with information and strategies to use in their current work.
The presenter is a member of the transgender community as well as a seasoned trainer who has presented on transgender awareness and health topics nationally for the past nine years.
This curriculum was partially developed from results of a needs assessment with health care providers in the New England area conducted with the support of the New England AIDS Education and Training Center. View article of that study: Identifying Training Needs of Health Care Providers, in Transgender Health and HIV Prevention, (2005), The Haworth Press. [PDF Document]
At the end of the presentation, providers in attendance will: