Program Description: 

Little time in health profession education schools or postgraduate training is devoted to teaching health care providers about the health care needs of LGBT individuals and many health care providers do not feel comfortable caring for this population of patients. This CE activity is designed to improve providers’ knowledge, competence, and comfort in taking care of LGBT patients.

ACCME Accreditation Statement:        
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Nurse Practitioner Accreditation Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse Practitoner continuing education.  Provider Number: 150930.

Nurse Practitioner Credit Designation Statement:
Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc. is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners: AANP Provider Number 150930.  This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 0.0 hours of pharmacology).

The Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc. has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit to participants in the Regularly Scheduled Series entitled "LGBTQ Health: Providing Affirming and Comprehensive Care". This approval is valid for one year from 6/7/2019 8:01:50 AM.

This activity is designated for 1.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Target audience: 
Nurse Practitioner
Physician Assistant
Learning objectives: 

Upon completion of this activity, I will be able to:

  • Understand the concepts of gender identity and sexual orientation
  • Review demographic and health disparities of LGBTQ populations
  • Increase cultural competence in providing care to LGBTQ patient
  • Understand basics of primary and gender-affirming care for transgender patients
Faculty & credentials: 
Planning Committee:
Andrew Petroll, MD, MS
Anne Lakatos, NP
Jennifer Noldin, PA-C
Joanna Woodbury, APSW
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James Blair
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-0314
Series date: 
05/06/2019 - 8:00am CDT to 01/31/2020 - 11:59pm CST
Series location: 
See Individual Sessions for Meeting Location
United States