This course on Providing Culturally Competent Care for LGBTQ+ Patients will provide participants with an understanding of how to best meet the needs of patients who may identify as a member of the LGBTQ+ community. This comprehensive course can be utilized for all healthcare personnel throughout all care settings and experience levels as the content covered in this course will apply to all healthcare personnel. Within this course, the participant will expand their understanding of the LGBTQ+ community and its members will learn key terms and vocabulary that will promote LGBTQ+ inclusive language, as well as explore ways to provide a safe and therapeutic care environment to meet the individual needs of patients who identify as LGBTQ+.
Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
Chapter 1: Intro to Cultural Competence in Healthcare for LGBTQ+ Patients
Chapter 2: Common Terms and Vocabulary Associated with the LGBTQ+ Community
Chapter 3: Maintaining a Safe and Therapeutic Environment for LGBTQ+ Patients
Chapter 4: Implicit Bias in Healthcare
Chapter 5: References
Damion Jenkins, RN, MSN is the founder and CEO of a nursing education and consultation company - The Nurse Speak, LLC., where he specializes in the delivery of individualized tutoring, mentoring and consultation services for students, new graduate nurses, and healthcare facilities. Damion is also an adjunct nursing professor, an experienced travel nurse, and an active nurse blogger.Read Full Bio