The purpose of this "train the trainer" course is so participants can conduct this training in their facilities and promote diversity, inclusion, acceptance, and improve patient outcomes. The class will begin with self-introductions and then discussion of the health disparities in LGBT+ patients and how healthcare providers can improve outcomes. The activities will begin with a vocabulary match up game where participants will learn important and appropriate LGBT+ terminology to improve patient communication. The participants will also engage in an activity that allows them to create diverse and inclusive work-spaces for staff and patients. The Cass Model (by Dr. Vivien Cass) will be demonstrated so the participants can understand the psychological process of "coming out" and best communication techniques to approach a patient who is in each phase of the model. The participants will also be given an activity that requires them to identify myths and stereotypes bestowed upon LGBT+ patients and how these labels affect their health. The concept of gender fluidity will be discussed and compared to traditional binary views of masculinity and femininity. Participants will be taught how to create a psychologically safe spaces through respectful communication and self-reflection. Most importantly, a guest speaker will be present to share story and answer questions from participants.
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This Advocacy Program training session will be conducted at LSUHNO School of Nursing (1900 Gravier Street, New Orelans, LA) and will include interactive group activites, case studies, games, sharing of experiences, and question and answer time with a transgender patient.
Payment is accepted by check or credit card.
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Participants will earn 7.1 contact hours of continuing nursing education. Participants must register for the activity, be present for the entire activity, and submit the an evaluation to receive contact hours.
Louisiana State University (LSU) Health New Orleans School of Nursing, Faculty Development, Continuing Nursing Education & Entrepreneurial Enterprise is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.