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Providing Inclusive Care for LGBTQ Patients

Course Overview:

Course Fee: FREE

Presenter: Sarah Roush, MSPH, Sexual + Reproductive Health Program Manager, Essential Access Health

This online course covers background data on health disparities impacting LGBTQ populations and best practices for providing LGBTQ-inclusive and adolescent-friendly services, with a heavy emphasis on sexual history-taking and STD/HIV screening. Participants will have unlimited access to Essential Access Health’s new toolkit: "Providing Inclusive Care for LGBTQ Patients" and other recommended resources.

Bonus Material:

  • Quizzes for participants to test their knowledge after viewing course video modules
  • New Provider Toolkit

Who should attend?

  • Nurses
  • Clinicians
  • Medical Assistants
  • Health + Sexuality Educators
  • School Nurses + Counselors
  • Community-Based Educators
  • Other Family Planning Staff
Course Objectives:

After completing this course participants will be able to:

  • Define current, culturally sensitive terminology related to LGBTQ patients.
  • Describe major health disparities impacting LGBTQ populations.
  • Implement sexual + reproductive health screening and counseling recommendations for LGBTQ patients.
  • Utilize EHR systems to document screening and counseling activities for LGBTQ patients.
  • Access a variety of resources and toolkits to assist them in providing more inclusive care for LGBTQ patients.
Additional Information:

Course Completion Time:
Approx. 80 minutes viewing video clips + 30-40 minutes to complete pre-test, knowledge quizzes and post-test.

Continuing Education:
The course fee includes CEU processing (Nursing = 2.4; CME = 2.0; CHES = 2.0; CPH = 2.0).

Essential Access Health Training
Questions? Email or call 213.386.5614, x4580

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