Nurse Practitioner: LGBTQIA+ Patients: Understanding Specific Population Needs and Pediatric Gender Affirmation

109.00
Livestream
Other
12/11/2021 8:00AM
11:30AM EST
Instructor: Vanessa Pomarico
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Location: Livestream
Date: 2021-12-11 to 2021-12-11
Time: 8:00 – 11:30 AM EST (includes break)
Presenter(s): Dr. Vanessa Pomerico

Dr. Pomarico reviews LGBTQIA+ patients’ healthcare needs for each individual population and how to create a welcoming environment.

Learn about health care for transgender children and adolescent patients. This program addresses the following two topics:

Expanding the Rainbow: Understanding the needs of LGBTQIA+ patients

Current terminology to self-identify one’s gender identity and sexual orientation and other commonly used terms are discussed. Dr. Pomarico reviews specific healthcare needs for Individual populations within the LBGTQIA+ acronym.

This presentation also:

  • Discusses “curiosity questions” and how to ease the transition for the patient into a new office
  • Addresses how to create a welcoming environment for LGBTQIA+ patients as well as intake forms that are inclusive of gender identity and sexual orientation
  • Reviews current policies and organizations that endorse diversity of care

Empowering Children and Adolescents to Find Their Color in the Rainbow: Pediatric Gender Affirmation

Learn to use appropriate language used when caring for transgender patients and to understand the significant differences between these terms to better direct individual healthcare needs. Current healthcare guidelines are discussed.

Dr. Pomarico also:

  • Reviews the WPATH and UCSF current guidelines for transgender care and hormones
  • Discusses the legal implications and documentation for gender affirming surgery
  • Reviews the results of an impactful survey among transgender youth regarding their gender identity
  • Discusses the use of hormone blockers for pre-pubescent patients and safe prescribing for gender affirming hormones

LGBTQIA+ Patients: Understanding Specific Population Needs and Pediatric Gender Affirmation

109.00

Location: Livestream
Date: 2021-12-11 to 2021-12-11
Time: 8:00 – 11:30 AM EST (includes break)
Presenter(s): Dr. Vanessa Pomerico

Dr. Pomarico reviews LGBTQIA+ patients’ healthcare needs for each individual population and how to create a welcoming environment.

Learn about health care for transgender children and adolescent patients. This program addresses the following two topics:

Expanding the Rainbow: Understanding the needs of LGBTQIA+ patients

Current terminology to self-identify one’s gender identity and sexual orientation and other commonly used terms are discussed. Dr. Pomarico reviews specific healthcare needs for Individual populations within the LBGTQIA+ acronym.

This presentation also:

  • Discusses “curiosity questions” and how to ease the transition for the patient into a new office
  • Addresses how to create a welcoming environment for LGBTQIA+ patients as well as intake forms that are inclusive of gender identity and sexual orientation
  • Reviews current policies and organizations that endorse diversity of care

Empowering Children and Adolescents to Find Their Color in the Rainbow: Pediatric Gender Affirmation

Learn to use appropriate language used when caring for transgender patients and to understand the significant differences between these terms to better direct individual healthcare needs. Current healthcare guidelines are discussed.

Dr. Pomarico also:

  • Reviews the WPATH and UCSF current guidelines for transgender care and hormones
  • Discusses the legal implications and documentation for gender affirming surgery
  • Reviews the results of an impactful survey among transgender youth regarding their gender identity
  • Discusses the use of hormone blockers for pre-pubescent patients and safe prescribing for gender affirming hormones