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Transgender Health 103: LGBTQ+ Healthcare Workplace Inclusion

Course Description:

Transgender Health 103: LGBTQ+ Healthcare Workplace Inclusion is third in a five-course learning series.

This course reviews workplace inclusion issues pertaining to LGBTQ+ individuals. It is designed for healthcare, behavioral health, and public health practitioners administrators, and leaders who wish to enhance their capacity to serve the transgender community in their practice.

Target Audience

Health Care, Behavioral Health and Public Health Practitioners, Administrators and Leaders

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the importance of a trans-inclusive workplace and why protections for employees of all genders are important
  • Identify components of an LGBTQ+ inclusive workplace
  • Recognize current federal and state-level policies and regulations with respect to LGBTQ+ workplace inclusiveness
  • Distinguish the role of the employer and of the employees in supporting diversity and LGBTQ+ inclusiveness at your workplace
  • Construct best practice guidelines for healthcare and corporate organizations to support diversity and LGBTQ+ inclusion
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Participation/CE
    Tulane Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) awards 1.00 hour(s) of credit for completing Transgender Health 103: LGBTQ+ Healthcare Workplace Inclusion
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Kathryn Breslin

Kathryn A. Breslin, MPH
Public Health Training Center Co-Author
Texas Health Institute

Kathryn received a Bachelor of Science in Anthropology from the University of Houston in 2012 and recently graduated from the Master of Public Health program at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston.

Yoonhwi Cho
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.

Lou Weaver
Lou Weaver
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.

John Oeffinger
John Oeffinger
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.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Participation/CE
    Tulane Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) awards 1.00 hour(s) of credit for completing Transgender Health 103: LGBTQ+ Healthcare Workplace Inclusion


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Required Hardware/software

System Settings 
This course is designed to work most effectively if your computer and internet connection meet certain minimal requirements. This course can be accessed using a Windows 10 PC or a Mac with High Sierra1, Mojave, or Catalina. Pop-up blockers should be disabled when viewing the course. Internet Explorer 11 (for Windows 10), or the current version of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Apple Safari (for Windows 10 and or Mac) is required. Many of our courses require Java and JavaScript enabled. 

Links to External Websites   
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Adobe Acrobat Reader (for desktops and laptops)  
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Internet Connection Speed 
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