Improving LGBTQ Health
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.
- Nurse Practitioners
- Physician Assistants
Participants engaged in this educational intervention will be able to:
- Describe the concepts of gender identity and sexual orientation
- Review demographic and health disparities of LGBTQ populations
- Utilize cultural competence in providing care to LGBTQ patient
- Incorporate the basics of primary and gender-affirming care for transgender patients into practice
Andrew Petroll, MD, MS
Medical Director, Inclusion Health Clinic
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease.
Associate Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine
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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™. 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.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 1.00 Hours of ParticipationHours of Participation credit.