Sexual Orientation Gender Identity Nursing Education

Connor’s Story: Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module, participants will be able to:

  • Create a supportive interaction when recognizing patient distress related to misgendering to promote trust and mutual openness and establishes foundation for optimal care
  • Perform a gender-identity sensitive health history and physical exam with a transgender male who presents with respiratory symptoms to respect gender identity, empower patient, and provide optimal assessment
  • Seek to understand language of transgender person related to body and self to respect gender identity, empower patient, and provide optimal assessment
  • Communicate appropriate gender-specific information when transferring care to another health care provider to ensure confidentiality and continuity of care

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