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Introduction to Gender and Sexuality in a Health Care Setting: Providing Quality Care for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Patients, Part 1

Source: Cardea Services
Date Published: 2017

Description

This is part 1 of a two-part independent study series entitled Clinically Competent and Culturally Proficient Care for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Patients. Overview - Transgender and gender nonconforming people experience high levels of stigma and discrimination in health care. This course gives people who work in health care settings tools that will allow them to better understand their patients’ needs so they can provide culturally proficient care to transgender and gender nonconforming patients. Participants will be able to Describe sex and gender continuums; Define terminology used to describe transgender and gender nonconforming people; and Identify health disparities experienced by transgender and gender nonconforming people.

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