Introduction to Caring for LGBTQ Patients with Cultural Humility
Let this CE offering guide you in making your practice a welcoming and affirming space for every patient. LGBTQ patients frequently face stigma and unethical treatment that impacts their health. This engaging presentation provides a sensitive and nuanced discussion of these health disparities, then offers actionable tips for developing cultural humility and creating an all-inclusive office environment. In addition to the CE content, an extensive network of resources is provided so that you can continue to develop informed, compassionate care strategies for all your patients.
By participating in this presentation, you will strengthen your grasp on key concepts such as the distinction between gender identity and sexual orientation. In addition, you will improve your ability to use appropriate terminology and personal pronouns when working with LGBTQ patients (and recover gracefully from mistakes). This CE offering debunks harmful, common misconceptions about LGBTQ populations, providing you with the cultural literacy you need in order to build rapport and ask the right questions when caring for your patients.