Transgender Health 102: Transgender Patient-Provider Relationship
Transgender Health 102: Transgender Patient-Provider Relationship is second in a seven-course learning series.
This course reviews behavioral health issues pertaining to transgender, gender non-binary, and intersex individuals. It is designed for health care, behavioral health, and public health practitioners administrators, and leaders who wish to enhance their capacity to serve the transgender community in their practice.
Health Care, Behavioral Health and Public Health Practitioners, Administrators and Leaders
- Identify components to provide culturally friendly and culturally competent transgender healthcare
- Define key terms including: gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, transgender, gender non-binary, intersex, and cisgender
- Describe the elements to create a transgender-inclusive physical environment in a clinic or hospital
- Recognize how overall healthcare experience of transgender patients is derived from healthcare provider-patient interactions, staff-patient interactions, and the physical environment of a healthcare organization
Yoonhwi Cho, MPH
eLearning and Transgender Project Coordinator, Course Author
Texas Health Institute
Ms. Cho received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from University of Texas at Austin in 2014 and graduated with a Master of Public Health degree from Texas A&M University at College Station in 2017. Ms. Cho coordinates THI’s e-Learning and Transgender projects and is the author and co-author of the Transgender Health Learning Series.
Transgender Programs Coordinator
Equality Texas Foundation
Mr. Weaver is a queer transgender man and a leader in Houston’s LGBTQ community. He is the first Transgender Programs Coordinator for Equality Texas Foundation, elevating the voices of transgender Texans, including the Texas TransVisible Project, a first-of-its-kind public education campaign.
Director eLearning and Training
Texas Health Institute
Mr. Oeffinger directs THI’s work with the transgender community and eLearning Program. Together with Lou Weaver, he leads THI and Equality Texas Foundation efforts to create a broad-based collaborative effort to improve the health of transgender people by creating a culturally competent health environment in Texas.
Denise Martinez received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology from the University of Texas - Pan American in 2015. She is currently a degree candidate for a Master of Public Health degree from Texas A&M University at College Station. Denise’s capstone was focused on THI’s e-Learning and Transgender projects.
- 1.00 Participation/CETulane Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) awards 1.00 hour(s) of credit for completing Transgender Health 102: Transgender Patient-Provider Relationship
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