Caring for and recognizing health disparities in Trans youth can be challenging within clinical practice. Health Disparities in Trans Youth provides an excellent introduction that familiarizes healthcare providers with the proper terminology when encountering patients within the LGBTQIA community. The program further discusses the importance in recognizing healthcare disparities within Trans youth, how visibility and early intervention not only nurture patient trust but can lead to improved clinical outcomes and finally discusses primary care and preventive health needs of transgender and gender non-conforming patients.
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
1. Identify and define the LGBTQIA vocabulary.
2. Discuss why visibility and recognizing the different health disparities are important in clinical practice, especially in trans youth.
3. Recognize how early intervention in patients with healthcare disparities can lead to better clinical outcomes.
4. Discuss primary care and preventive health needs of transgender and gender non-conforming patients.
Estimated time to complete this activity is 1 hour.
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