Caring for Patients in the LGBTQ Community

Course Details:

  • Category: Patient Care
  • Duration: 45 minutes

  • Target Audience: All Employees

Course Overview: To provide effective healthcare today, employees need appropriate diversity education and training for their patients. LGBTQ patients often have unique issues and concerns that often arise in healthcare. While unintentional, these issues can be prevented by training staff in some basic principles and strategies. This training has been specifically designed to address inclusivity as it relates to sexuality and gender identity to promote equal and proper care to all patients.

Training Includes:

  • LGBTQ Awareness
  • Defining LGBTQQ+ Acronyms
  • Ways to Promote Respect
  • The LGTBQ Community
  • Healthcare Disparities
  • Harmful Stigmas
  • Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Health Needs
  • Healthcare Strategies
  • Gender Expression
  • Proper Pronouns
  • Collecting Patient Data
  • Visual Cues
  • Insurance Coverage and Claims
  • Staff Training and Accountability
  • Suicide Risks
  • LGBTQ Facts