On Demand: An Introduction to Transgender Health

Program Release: November 30, 2020
Expiration Date: September 3, 2022
Estimated time to complete: 90 Minutes
There are no prerequisites for participation

Overview 

This virtual educational activity will provide both physicians and medical professionals an introduction to the transgender community, including how to provide culturally-sensitive care and use appropriate vocabulary to improve the patient-provider relationship and decrease healthcare disparities. Physicians and healthcare professionals will learn about the barriers members of the transgender community face when accessing healthcare, as well as strategies to recognize and decrease barriers to care.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF FUNDING

This activity is supported by funding from the Rhode Island Executive Office of Health and Human Services, Healthcare Workforce Transformation Program.

Target Audience

Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Psychologists, Social Workers, Medical Students, Dental Professionals, Residents & Fellows, CCRI Allied and Rehab Health Students, Faculty, Alumni, and Clinical Instructors.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, the learner should be better able to: 

  • Provide culturally sensitive care in practice by using language that is respectful and avoiding terms that can be harmful or traumatic to transgender patients.
  • Provide more sensitive care to transgender patients due to an increased understanding of barriers transgender patients face in healthcare.
Registration Fee: $25.00

METHOD OF PARTICIPATION AND HOW TO RECEIVE CME CREDIT

  • Review the activity objectives, faculty information, and CME information prior to participating in the activity.
  • View the presentation
  • Complete the quiz with a passing score of 80% or higher, as well as the activity evaluation. You will then have immediate access to claiming credit and obtaining your certificate. 

FACULTY DISCLOSURE

In accordance with the disclosure policy of the Brown University CME Office as well as standards set forth by the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), speakers have been asked to disclose any relevant financial relationship with the manufacturers of any commercial products and/or provider of commercial services discussed in any educational presentation and with any commercial supporters or exhibitors of this activity.

The intent of this policy is not to prevent a speaker with a potential conflict of interest from making a presentation but to identified openly so that the listener may form his/her own opinion. Any potential conflicts of interest have been resolved prior to this presentation.

This activity may include discussion of off-label or investigative drugs uses. Speakers are aware that it is their responsibility to disclose to the audience this information. Individual Faculty Disclosure information may be found in the conference handouts.

Faculty Disclosure/Conflict of Interest

The following speaker has disclosed that they have relevant financial relationships:

Michelle Forcier, MD, MPH
Author: Up To Date; Springer
Consultant, Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts
Spouse –Employee: Takeda

The following planning committee members have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose:
Donna Donilon, PhD, RN, NPD-BC
Cynthia Johnson, RDH, BS, MA
Mackenzie Johnson, MSN, RN
Maria Sullivan, BS
Jill Wagner, LICSW*

DISCLAIMER AND PRIVACY POLICY

Privacy Policy: The Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME) and its educational partners protect the privacy of personal and other information regarding participants and educational collaborators. The CME Office maintains its Internet site as an information resource and service for physicians, other health professionals, and the public. The CME Office will keep your personal information confidential when you participate in a CME Internet-based program. CME collects only the information necessary to provide you with the services that you request.

Disclaimer: This educational program is designed to present scientific information and opinion to Health professionals, to stimulate thought, and further investigation.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 ADA
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 2.00 ANCC
    This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • 2.00 APA
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program.
  • 2.00 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.
  • 2.00 Social Work
    This activity has been approved by the NASW, Rhode Island Chapter.
Course opens: 
10/20/2020
Course expires: 
09/03/2022
Cost:
$25.00
Rating: 
0
5:30-5:35 pmIntroduction
Cynthia Johnson, RDH, BS, MA
5:35-7:00All Are Welcome Here – Creating an Inclusive Healthcare Environment for Transgender Patients
Michelle Forcier, MD, MPH
7:00-7:30Question and Answer Session
Moderated by: Jill M. Wagner, LICSW
7:30 pmClosing Remarks 

Faculty 

Michelle M. Forcier, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Dean of Medicine (Admissions)
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Director, Gender and Sexual Health Services
Hasbro Children's Hospital & Rhode Island Hospital
Providence, RI

Planning Committee:

Donna Donilon, PhD, RN, NPD-BC
Dean-Health & Rehab Science
Community College of Rhode Island

Michelle Forcier, MD, MPH
Director – Gender and Health Services, Hasbro Children’s Hospital

Cynthia J. Johnson, RDH, BS, MA
Assistant Professor, Dental Health Programs
Community College of Rhode Island

Mackenzie Johnson, MSN, RN
Program Director – Continuing Education for Nursing & Allied Health
Community College of Rhode Island

Maria Sullivan, BS
Director, Office of Continuing Medical Education
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Jill M. Wagner, LICSW
Clinical Social Worker, Hasbro Children’s Hospital

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown  University and the Community College of Rhode Island. The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.   

Credit Designation

Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: This program has been approved for 2.0 nursing contact hours by Community College of Rhode Island. Community College of Rhode Island is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Dental Professionals: This program qualifies for credit through the Rhode Island Dental Association. The Rhode Island Dental Association is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance for a maximum of 2.0 hours.

Psychologists: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University has been approved by the Rhode Island Psychological Association to offer continuing education credits for Psychologists. The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University maintains responsibility for the program. This program is approved for 2.0 Category 1 CE Credits. (Credits available to RI licensed psychologists only).

Social Workers: This program is approved by the Rhode Island College School of Social Work for 2.0 Diversity continuing education non-contact hours.

Other Healthcare Professionals: Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Many other disciplines accept this credit toward re-licensure or recertification, including the AAPA and AANP. Check with your state licensing board to verify.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 ADA
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 2.00 ANCC
    This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • 2.00 APA
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program.
  • 2.00 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.
  • 2.00 Social Work
    This activity has been approved by the NASW, Rhode Island Chapter.

Price

Cost:
$25.00
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