LGBTQ+ Health Equity: Creating Inclusive Care Settings

Written by on May 14, 2024

Focuses on the crucial skills and knowledge needed to provide affirming physical and mental health care, including current terminology, the unique needs and challenges faced by the LGBTQ+ community, and best practices in clinical settings to foster an inclusive and respectful environment. Attendees will be equipped with a comprehensive list of resources and tools, both local and national, to continue their education and practice in LGBTQ+ health equity. (2 Hours)

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand and effectively use current LGBTQ+ affirming terminology in clinical practice to enhance patient communication and care.
  2. Recognize and address the unique health needs and challenges faced by the LGBTQ+ community in clinical settings.
  3. Learn and apply best practices to create an inclusive, respectful, and equitable healthcare environment for LGBTQ+ patients, supported by a comprehensive range of resources and tools.

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