Within this course, occupational therapists will learn about the health disparities of LGBTQ individuals based upon the social determinants of health, including barriers to accessing care, lack of routine sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) data collection, discrimination, and lack of provider knowledge about LGBTQ health.
This course was developed to meet the requirement of 2 hours of LGBTQ cultural competence training as set by the Washington, D.C. Board of Occupational Therapy. A second course on this topic is also available, to meet the 2-hour requirement for LGBTQ cultural competency training for Washington, D.C. healthcare licensees: Achieving Health Equity for LGBTQ People
Course created on January 24, 2018
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Client Factors; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-610407; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Education And/or Research
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the importance of identifying LGBTQ patients/clients when providing skilled occupational therapy.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss benefits of valuing the diversity within the LGBTQ community.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the link between discrimination and health.
|5-15 Minutes||Lack of SOGI collection and its importance|
|15-20 Minutes||Defining sexual orientation and gender identity, as distinct from behavior|
|30-40 Minutes||LGBTQ health disparities|
|40-55 Minutes||Creating a welcoming environment|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Liz Margolies, LCSW is the founder and Executive Director of the National LGBT Cancer Network, the only US program that focuses exclusively on the needs of LGBT people with cancer and those at risk. Based in NYC, the Network focuses on education, training, advocacy and support. After having developed a nationally recognized cultural competence training curriculum for health and social service providers, Margolies travels the country training large hospital systems and speaking at conferences. As a result of her work for this underserved community, Margolies was chosen as one of the OUT100 in 2014.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, Category 1: Domain of OT - Client Factors Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Education and/or Research Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.