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This module will guide learners through the basics of transgender health care in four parts. Part 1 begins by defining transgender-related terminology, demographics, and health disparities. Part 2 focuses on providing affirmative health care to transgender patients. Part 3 discusses gender affirmation treatment, including hormonal and surgical care, and part 4 describes ways to create a more inclusive and welcoming environment for all patients.
This module will:
- Define terms related to transgender identity and health
- Identify strategies for effective primary care with transgender patients
- Explain the basic approaches to transgender medical and surgical treatment
- Describe the ways to create a welcoming environment for transgender patients