The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Community, Part 2 - SLPA6237

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Community, Part 2

Healthcare Disparities

by Fidelindo Lim, DNP, CCRN
SLPA6237
(4.5 / 99 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Audiology/SLP (0.25 CEU)

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Summary:

This module presents the complex and intricately linked social determinants of health unique among the LGBTQ community. Information will be analyzed based on the four conceptual perspectives for understanding LGBTQ health suggested by the HMD: minority stress, intersectionality, life-course framework, and social ecology. Regardless of the type of healthcare service line, setting, clinical specialty, and population focus, all healthcare workers will interact with LGBTQ patients and clients. A meaningful understanding of LGBTQ health disparities is a vital first step in providing respectful, patient-centered, and interprofessional healthcare.

Objectives:

The goal of this lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer continuing education program is to enhance the understanding of issues of the LGBTQ community within the healthcare system. After studying the information here, you will be able to:
  • Examine the lifespan health considerations of LGBTQ individuals (childhood, adolescence, adulthood, older adulthood), including coming out and family systems
  • Describe social determinants of health and health disparities among LGBTQ populations
  • Discuss LGBTQ health risk factors, including physical, mental, psychosocial, and cultural
  • Describe barriers faced by LGBTQ people in accessing healthcare and why these barriers exist
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including social workers, nurses, occupational therapists, pharmacists, physical therapists, physicians, and speech language pathologists.
 
Speech language pathologists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
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Remember, ASHA CEUs cannot be awarded retroactively, so it is very important that you follow the instructions for earning ASHA CEUs. If you have any questions, contact ce@oncourselearning.com or 800-866-0919. Only those participants who follow the instructions for earning ASHA CEUs will have their course information submitted to the ASHA CE Registry.
 
 
This course is offered for 0.25 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Related area).
 
Disclosures:
 
Fidelindo Lim, DNP, CCRN, is a clinical assistant professor at New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing. Dr. Lim has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose that related to this education activity.

Course Originally Released on: 11/25/2016
Date of Most Recent Review: 11/25/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 6/30/2020

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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Heidi L - Doylestown, PA  ·  Jan 23, 2020
Some of the test questions were difficult to pull from the text. Some I had to look up online as I could not find an answer to these question in the text after reviewing it numerous times.
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Elizabeth W - Germantown, MD  ·  Dec 19, 2019
It is very much directed to someone in the medical field. I am in private practice, so much of this information was not applicable.
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Kimberly H - Arlington, VA  ·  Dec 04, 2019
Informative and detailed.
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Justina F - cape coral, FL  ·  Dec 03, 2019
Describes inclusive practices
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Rebecca P - Elkton, MD  ·  Jul 30, 2019
This course was very thorough.
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