Health Care and Access for Homeless Transgender Individuals

$3.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Beginning


CEU Course Description

Transgender individuals are at an increased risk of homelessness and face specific health risks.  Therefore, postponing primary or routine care can have serious consequences.  This CEU course provides health care professionals with the knowledge and mastery for accepting the transgender patient into care, educating all staff members on how to do so with respect and understanding, and also considers how to provide the patient with connections to any services not already provided.

Article Author:  The National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Enumerate the suggestions for practicing trauma-informed care with transgender patients.

2.  Explain personal barriers that transgender individuals experiencing homelessness face when accessing health care services.

3.  Investigate what should be the primary goal among health care professionals working with transgender patients.

4.  Examine how transgender individuals face specific health risks that may lead to or be exacerbated by homelessness.

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Added On: 2015-11-01

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