Transgender people face numerous health disparities as well as stigma, discrimination, and a lack of access to quality care. Some health disparities include an increased risk of HIV infection, especially among transgender women of color, and lower likelihood of preventative cancer screenings in transgender men. This module discusses health disparities and best clinical practices for transgender patients.
Learning Resources — Learning Modules in Transgender Health
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.
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