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LGBTQ Cultural Competence

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Course Overview

LGBTQ Cultural Competence
Shane Slone

Author: Shane Slone

LGBTQ patients may experience healthcare disparities due to multiple factors, including lack of provider knowledge. In this course we will discuss how to deliver culturally-competent LGBTQ care.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction
  2. Terminology
  3. Best Practices
  4. Establishing Relationships with LGBTQ Patients
  5. Health Disparities Experienced by LGBTQ Patients
  6. Providing an Inclusive and Accepting Environment
  7. Exercises
  8. Conclusion
  9. References

Accreditation Statement

Nursing CE Central is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

In this course we will discuss culturally competent care for LGBTQ patients. It will take the average learner 120 minutes to complete.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Understand the disparities LGBTQ patient face within the healthcare system.
  2. Explain some of the “best practices” related to LGBTQ care.
  3. Be able to work within their own organization to begin enacting change to benefit LGBTQ patients.

Target Audience

  • Registered Nurses (RN)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN)
  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN/LVN)

Requirement for Completion

  1. Enrollment in the course by the learner
  2. Read and learn all course materials
  3. Complete the course evaluation
  4. Attest and testify learning of the course materials

Accreditations + Approvals

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) (P0614)
  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP 17418)
  • Kentucky Board of Nursing (7-0090)
  • Louisiana State Board of Nursing (58)
  • New York State Department of Education (IC 208)
  • Florida Board of Nursing (50-23983)

Conflict of Interest Statement

Nursing CE Central nor any of the authors, planners, content experts or any contributors have a commercial interest nor were influenced by commercial interests in the creation of this course, financially or otherwise.

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Course created on: August 23, 2020

Course Expires on: August 23, 2023

Course Offering: #30