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CME Course

LGBTQ Health, Diversity & Inclusion

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) community faces many challenges regarding their overall health. Health care providers may use this course to improve awareness of critical issues affecting the LGBTQ community and to provide better health care for patients. Increase your knowledge and understanding of HIV prevention, gender surgery issues, abuse, discrimination, and more.

CME 19 Credits

Members of the SGM (sexual and gender minority) community might face difficulties while seeking health care and at times health outcomes for these patients do not reach the same levels of their straight and cisgender peers. Sadly, the reality is that they might struggle in finding doctors who are knowledgeable enough about their issues. This curated CME course will provide an overview of the spectrum of sexual orientation and gender identities. Here you can learn about the health disparities across sexual/gender minority communities, HIV prevention, multiplicity of identities, and medical & surgical care for the transgender community.

Start today and expand your knowledge on LGBTQ health, diversity and inclusion can help physicians and the care team provide better care for their patients. Topics you will learn about as a part of this online CME course include: Foundational Education – To understand LGBTQ essential foundations of care, including using gender appropriate language; Health Inequities, including social determinants of health; HIV Prevention – To recognize the importance of HIV prevention and overall medical care of the SGM community; Transgender Medical Care – To increase awareness of medical & surgical care needs of the transgender community; Developing Inclusive – To better understand patient & and gender bias and provide more compassionate care.

Who is This CME For?

The LGBTQ Health, Diversity & Inclusion CME is an online course designed for all medical professionals who would benefit from expanded learnings on alternative lifestyle medicines, including physicians who specialize in HIV, internal medicine, gynecology, pain medicine, pediatrics and surgery. Physicians can earn up to 15.0 CME credits. For over 170 years, the AMA has worked to advance the betterment of medicine of public health. To provide physicians and other medical professionals with comprehensive, current and informative education, our CME about LGBTQ Health, Diversity & Inclusion features education from a variety of trusted sources and journals, including the JAMA Network™, AMA Journal of Ethics, and more.


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