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Care of the Transgender and Gender Diverse Patient - Free Online CNE Course

The statistics surrounding abuse and mistreatment of transgender and gender diverse patients show a great need for education about caring for this patient population. This free online CNE course provides a general overview of caring for transgender and gender diverse patients including creating a safe and trusting healthcare environment. Included in this self-guided module are common terms and definitions, gender and sexual orientation, gender congruence, use of personal pronouns, case scenarios for the workplace and patient care, and patient stories sharing their journey.

 

 

Target Audience

This free online CNE course is designed for nurses and healthcare professionals providing care to transgender and gender diverse patient populations of all ages.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: 

  • Outline common terms associated with transgender and gender diverse patients and their meanings.
  • Identify two ways nurses can create an inclusive healthcare environment for this patient population.
  • List one online resource for transgender and gender diverse patients.

 

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 ANCC
  • 0.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/27/2021
Course expires: 
05/27/2023

This course will be presented via a self-guided interactive module.

Course Director:

Denise Rismeyer, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
Nursing Education Specialist-Continuing Nursing Education Program
Assistant Professor of Nursing, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Department of Nursing
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Faculty:

Mary (Ellen) E. Joswiak, DNP, RN, NPD-BC
Nursing Education Specialist
Department of Nursing
Assistant Professor in Nursing-College of Medicine and Science
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Tami Omdahl, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Greyson Omdahl
Mayo Clinic parent and patient
Denise L. Rismeyer, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
Nursing Education Specialist
Department of Nursing
Assistant Professor in Nursing-College of Medicine and Science
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Jack A. Winter-Allen
Mayo Clinic patient
Alissa R. Zimmerman, MSN, RN, RN-BC
Nurse Manager
Department of Nursing
Instructor in Nursing-College of Medicine and Science
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

 

 

 

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


ANCC

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 0.50 ANCC contact hours. 

Other Healthcare Professionals

A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 ANCC
  • 0.50 Attendance
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Cancellation and Refund Policy

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to  cne@mayo.edu.

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