Principles in the Care of Transgender and Intersex Patients 2023
This course offers Live (in-person) and Livestream (virtual) attendance options
Course Directors: Cesar A. Gonzalez, Ph.D., L.P. and Caroline J. Davidge-Pitts, M.B., B.Ch.
October 12 - 14, 2023 - Mayo Civic Center - Rochester, MN
In the last several years, healthcare providers have seen an influx of transgender and intersex people seeking sensitive and appropriate care. This pioneering course offers cutting-edge perspectives and practical evidence-based principles for working with transgender and intersex individuals. Experts from Mayo Clinic's Transgender and Intersex Specialty Care Clinic instruct attendees in medical, surgical, psychosocial, legal and ethical issues in transgender and intersex care. Participants leave with the knowledge and skills to provide gender-affirming care across settings.
Medical Student, Graduate Student, Resident and Fellow Scholarship
A limited number of partial scholarships are available for third or fourth-year medical students, graduate students, internal medicine residents and fellows. If interested in receiving a scholarship to attend the meeting, submit a one to two-paragraph essay on why you are interested in attending this course and how you believe this course will help your career planning. Send your paragraphs to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This course is designed for physicians, advanced care providers, behavioral health professionals, nurses, and social workers in the areas of psychiatry, psychology, endocrinology, family medicine, internal medicine, plastic surgery, urology and pediatrics.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe how to safely and effectively utilize gender-affirming, non-hormonal as well as hormonal interventions for appropriate patients.
- Identify the social discrimination, microaggressions and limitations to health care many transgender and intersex people experience, and describe strategies to limit these in your practice and community.
- Recall three key psychosocial treatment principles to guide a comprehensive approach to transgender and intersex patients.
- Describe general approaches to common surgical interventions in gender-affirming surgery.
- Appreciate the differences in health care strategies across the lifespan.
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.
Note: The location has changed from Jacksonville, FL to Rochester, MN
Guestrooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates at the Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area for $229 USD per night. In order to receive the special rates, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the cut-off date of September 20, 2023, whichever comes first. After September 20, 2023, reservations will be taken on space and rate availability.
CLICK HERE to make your reservation online. You may also call direct (507) 258-5757 to make your reservation. Please identify yourself as a participant of the Principles in the Care of Transgender & Intersex Patients when making your reservation.
Guestrooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates at the Hotel Indigo Rochester for $149 USD per night. In order to receive the special rates, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the cut-off date of September 20, 2023, whichever comes first. After September 20, 2023, reservations will be taken on space and rate availability.
CLICK HERE to make your reservation online. You may call direct 507.252.8200 to make your reservation. Please identify yourself as a participant of the Principles in the Care of Transgender & Intersex Patients when making your reservation.
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.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.
This activity is approved for a maximum of 20.50 credits. Credit is awarded only for actual instructional time.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 20.50 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is approved to offer Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course will receive 20.50 general continuing education credits.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME requirement of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.
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.
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- 20.50 ABS
- 20.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 20.50 ANCC
- 20.50 APA
- 20.50 ASWB
- 20.50 Attendance
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To claim credit for livestream participation in this course, learners must view the content during the hours posted for the live activity. This course is not approved for on-demand delivery.
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