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Working With Patients Who Are Transgender

Learning Objectives
1. Use affirming and respectful terminology to discuss diverse gender identities and expressions
2. Describe the three different aspects of transitioning
3. Identify when it is and is not appropriate to discuss a person's medical transition or other aspects of their experience as a transgender person
4. Outline several best practices for culturally competent engagement with transgender patients
0.5 Credit

This module introduces providers to the nuances of working with patients who are also transgender. We cover using respectful terminology, the different aspects of transitioning, as well as where to find additional information on best practices for providing care to transgender people.

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SAGECare Education
With its LGBT aging cultural competency training and credentialing program, SAGECare gives providers the information they need to create safe and affirming services. Learn more

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