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LGBTQ Essentials: Foundations of Care

Learning Objectives
1. Define foundational terminology
2. Acknowledge health disparities of LGBTQ people
3. Apply frameworks of care for working with LGBTQ people
4. Plan methods to incorporate best practices
1 Credit CME

LGBTQ people are a significant and diverse part of your patient population. People in the LGBTQ communities experience worse health outcomes than their heterosexual and cisgender counterparts for multiple reasons. As health care providers, it is vital that you understand who LGBTQ people are, what issues impact them and their families, and how best to provide them with culturally humble and affirming care.

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Howard Brown exists to eliminate the disparities in healthcare experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people through research, education and the provision of services that promote health and wellness. Learn more

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Rush University Medical Center designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ANCC Credit Designation – Nurses

The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 1.0 contact hours.

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