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From Waiting Rooms to Exam Rooms, Improving Care for Trans and Gender Expansive Patients

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1.5 CE Hour
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Description

This presentation focuses on improving healthcare for trans, nonbinary, gender-expansive, and two-spirit individuals. The presentation will cover terminology and its importance and recommend ways to make healthcare more accessible to trans and non-binary patients. We will also discuss current legislation affecting the trans and gender-expansive communities and assessments and interventions that can be used with trans and gender-expansive patients.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
Educational Goal

The educational goal of this presentation is to increase participants’ understanding of how to improve healthcare access and patient experience for trans, nonbinary, gender expansive, and two-spirit individuals.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define transgender, gender expansive, and two-spirit

  • Identify at least three barriers trans and non-binary individuals face when accessing healthcare and describe the importance of accessible and inclusive healthcare

  • Describe two or more changes that can be implemented in healthcare settings to increase access and inclusivity for trans and non-binary patients

  • Identify two current laws or pending legislation that affects the trans and gender-expansive communities

  • Identify two assessments and interventions that can be used with trans and gender-expansive patients

Introductory
General
Counselors

TPN.health has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7267. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. TPN.health is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.

Addiction Counselors

This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programming. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

Social Workers

TPN.health, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 continuing education credits.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0654.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.

Psychologists

TPN.health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Physicians

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and TPN.Health. Amedco LLC 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.

 

Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and TPN.Health. Amedco LLC 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.

 

Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 1 ANCC contact hour.

CE Policy
This course is fiscally sponsored by Aetna Better Health Louisiana. There may be potential biases or conflicts of interest inherent to this relationship, and it must be disclosed to participants. These conflicts of interest have no bearing on the course content and have been resolved.
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  • Workshop Begins
  • Workshop Ends
Note: Time designated for waiting room, breaks cannot be counted toward CE credit.
Nomi Ostrander PhD, LICSW, & MPH

Dr. Nomi Ostrander (she/they) is an associate professor at the University of Minnesota at Duluth’s Department of Social Work. She received her Ph.D. in Disability Studies at the University of Illinois, an MSW from the University of Chicago, and an MPH from DePaul University. Dr. Ostrander’s research follows two main paths: one explores Transgender and Queer mental health; the second focuses on mutual aid and community-led efforts to address issues like gun violence and syringe access programs. Dr. Ostrander is also a sex and kink-positive therapist largely serving Trans, nonbinary, and queer individuals and their partners.

Aleana Kruger

Aleana (Ana) Kruger (Fae/Faer/She/Her) is a co-founder and Vice-Chair of Trans Northland, co-host of the Transgenda podcast, and a trans individual. Ana has been featured in the Woman Today. Ana received certification as an Emergency Medical Technician from Lake Superior College and worked with many individuals from all walks of life in all situations. Although Ana is walking away from emergency medicine, she is walking into activism and advocacy.

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