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Teaching LGBTQ+ Health

Learning Objectives
1. Define common LGBTQ+ vocabulary for medical students
2. Discuss how social and behavioral determinants of queer health impact patient care
3. Implement appropriate instructional techniques to teach LGBTQ+ health to students
4. Explain potential challenges to healthcare access for LGBTQ+ patients
5. Develop effective techniques for eliciting an LGBTQ-inclusive sexual history
1.5 Credits CME

Teaching LGBTQ+ Health is an online faculty development course designed for health professions educators to improve their ability and confidence to teach LGBTQ+ Health content to their trainees. In a 2014 landmark publication, the Association of American Medical Colleges called for changes to medical school curricula and climate to reduce health disparities for LGBTQ+ individuals.

Over the 8 modules in this course, you will learn important LGBTQ+ health content and practical ways to integrate these concepts into your daily clinical teaching. Specific topics include: A primer on LGBTQ+ health vocabulary, an overview of social and behavioral determinants of queer health, a review of several teaching strategies and interactive case examples of queer health issues.

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In support of improving patient care, Stanford Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation
Stanford Medicine designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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