Treating the Unique Health Care Needs of Veterans with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Related Identities
The live web-based series purpose is to further educate providers about Veteran Affair's policies, practices, expertise, standards, and resources for treating Veterans with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Related Identities. At the conclusion of this educational program, learners will be able to: identify health needs and disparities experienced by LGBT Veterans; describe the role of minority stress in contributing to LGBT Veteran health disparities; identify why and how to ask patients about their birth sex and gender identity and sexual orientation; describe strategies for creating a more welcoming practice for LGBT patients, including Veterans; and cite resources about LGBT Veteran health.
The course offers 2 credit hours of CME/CEU accreditation. Click here for more information. (Note: This link will only work for VHA facilities)