Cultural Competency and Implicit Bias Training: Caring for LGBTQ+ Patients

$17.99

2-contact-hour course on cultural competency, implicit (unconscious) bias. LGBTQ cultural competence training on providing effective and respectful care of patients identifying as LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning/queer) and reducing discrimination and/or stigmatization based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. Discuss culturally competent care, patient privacy, legal issues, health risk factors, and clinical implications.This course meets the 2-hour Michigan Implicit Bias Training requirement for all license types. This course will provide 2 contact hours of continuing nursing education credit (CEU) and is acceptable for all other professions required to take the course.This course meets Oregon’s Board of Nursing requirement only if provided by your employer. Contact us to enroll today.

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Course Objectives

  1. Distinguish between respectful and marginalizing terminology helpful in establishing clinical relationships with members of the LGBTQ+ community.
  2. Describe health disparities, health risk factors, and clinical implications specific to members of the LGBTQ+ community.
  3. Discuss legal issues associated with quality care for LGBTQ+ patients.
  4. Identify best practices regarding collecting and protecting patient information for LGBTQ+ patients.
  5. Discuss elements of culturally competent care for LGBTQ+ patients, including physical space, informational materials, patient communication, and staff training.
  6. Examine the intersection of oppression, discrimination, and implicit bias in order to provide nondiscriminatory care.

Accreditation/Approval Information

This course meets the 2-hour Michigan Implicit Bias training requirement. Also meets the Oregon Cultural Competency requirement for nurses, if provided by your employer.

Nursing

Learn about effective and respectful care of LGBTQ patients, including health risk factors and clinical implications, best practices regarding patient information, communication, and legal issues.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300.

Paramedic/EMT

Learn about effective and respectful care of LGBTQ patients, including health risk factors and clinical implications, best practices regarding patient information, communication, and legal issues.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education is an approved provider for paramedic and EMT continuing education in California by the Coastal Valleys EMS Agency: CE Provider #49-0057.

Occupational Therapy

Learn about effective and respectful care of LGBTQ patients, including health risk factors and clinical implications, best practices regarding patient information, communication, and legal issues.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is an approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Provider #3313. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Courses offered by AOTA approved providers are accepted by the NBCOT Certification Renewal program.

Physical Therapy

Learn about effective and respectful care of LGBTQ patients, including health risk factors and clinical implications, best practices regarding patient information, communication, and legal issues.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is a Continuing Competency Approval Agency recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California.
  • Approval of physical therapy continuing education credit varies by state. Confirm approval with your state’s licensing agency before you take the course for CE credit. See Physical Therapy CE Approval for more information.

Course Information

Contact Hours: 2.00

Course Availability: Expires 2023-02-01

WASHINGTON, DC, HEALTH PROFESSIONALS: Take the DC version of this course

How It Works

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Take the online course at your convenience.

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Fully complete the course to access your certificate.

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