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Webinar - What Can I Do? – Caring for the Transgender Patient
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This presentation provides clinicians and non-clinicians of all levels of experience and working in varied clinical settings with fundamental information to improve their ability to provide culturally competent, welcoming, and supportive care to transgender patients.

12/12/2017
When: December 12, 2017
2:00 pm ET
Where: United States

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What Can I Do? – Caring for the Transgender Patient

Paula M. Neira, MSN, JD, RN, CEN | Clinical Program Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Transgender Health

December 12, 2017, 2:00-3:00 PM ET

This presentation provides clinicians and non-clinicians of all levels of experience and working in varied clinical settings with fundamental information to improve their ability to provide culturally competent, welcoming, and supportive care to transgender patients. Three language skills – using proper name/pronoun, using correct terminology, and asking questions in an appropriate manner will be demonstrated. Finally, areas that provide challenges and opportunities to improving care in clinical settings will be presented.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the impact of unconscious bias and societal discrimination on healthcare disparities facing the transgender community.
  • Describe three language skill techniques that demonstrate dignity and respect for transgender patients.
  • Identify at least three challenges in clinical settings that can impede the ability to provide welcoming, supportive care to transgender patients.

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