Learn About Transgender Primary Care on CME webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Transgender Primary Care on CME webcast. Currently, there are an estimated more than 1 million Americans who are transgender. Transgender patients have unique psychosocial needs as well as medical needs. On this CME webcast, we are going to give you the tools you need in order to provide the best possible healthcare your patients who are transgender. Joining our moderator in the studio is Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from the Ohio State University, Dr. Brandon Pollak.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: Understand differences between sex assigned at birth, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation; Understand ways to provide a culturally competent, gender affirming, and patient centered visit for gender non-conforming (GNC)/transgender patients; Become familiar with local and national resources to help patients with linkage to care for gender affirming therapies; and Understand healthcare disparities in the GNC/transgender patient population.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • What is transgender
  • Gender identity
  • Transgender health at the Ohio State University
  • Equitas Health
  • Psychosocial health screenings in the primary care practice
  • Identifying a mental health professional
  • Commonly used hormonal therapy
  • Monitoring and precautions of hormonal therapy
  • Approach to cancer screening
  • Special needs of the transgender teenager
  • Health insurance coverage

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

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