Care of Transgender Patients in the ED and UC

Estimated time to complete session: 60 mins.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Define Gender Identity.

2. Outline steps to implement transgender sensitive care in the ED or UC settings.

3. Point out areas of risk for patients undergoing hormone therapy and surgical treatment for gender reassignment.

4. Identify state and facility laws governing the care of transgender patients including (but not limited to) legal decision-making and visitation.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
04/08/2022

David Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP – Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Medicine, Las Vegas

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
04/08/2022
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