Supporting the LGBTQ Senior in Healthcare

Course: #9327Level: Intermediate2 Hours 140 Reviews
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This training describes the required elements for responding to the emerging needs of long term care communities to provide sensitive and respectful services to LGBT elders. The training reviews definitions related to sexual orientation and gender identity challenges experienced by LGBT older adults, and strategies for communication and policies that honor residents' rights.

Course created on June 17, 2019

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Course Type: Audio, Video

CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Client Factors; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-728874; IACET/0.2; NBCOT/2.5 Intermediate, Rehabilitation

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to define at least four common terms associated with sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression including lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify at least two health and social challenges historically seen in the LGBT community.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify at least two reasons why LGBT older adults may hide their identity.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify at least two important factors of professionalism in the healthcare setting that determine the attitude of a provider and how this can affect health care access and willingness of patients to participate in their care.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify at least three best practices to help create a supportive environment for current and future LGBT patients.

Agenda

0-10 Minutes Introduction, review of learner outcomes
10-35 Minutes Definitions
35-55 Minutes Historical perspective
55-75 Minutes The role of the clinician
75-95 Minutes Welcoming environment
95-110 Minutes Case scenarios
110-120 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Kathleen D. Weissberg has received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Kathleen D. Weissberg has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate 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.


CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 2.0 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

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 0.2 CEUs for this program.


National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 2.5 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.