Webinar: Listening to Patients and Providers – A Perspective on Transgender Care
who seek gender affirming surgical and
medical care rely on a relatively small population
of providers and institutions for expert and culturally
Transgender patients also have health care needs that
are similar to the general population. Unlike the general
population, they often experience discrimination in the
health care setting, such as lack of access to providers who are
competent in transgender medicine. This gap in
healthcare can often prevent transgender patients
from receiving timely access for preventive care.
In this one-hour webinar transgender artist, T. Chick
McClure, will share the physical and emotional aspects of
his own transition experience through his art and through
conversation with participants. Joining him will be Dr.
Maurice Garcia, a Urologist and Director of the Transgender
Surgery and Health Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
T. Chick McClure
Maurice Garcia, MD
Director, Transgender Surgery and Health Program
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Review of culturally competent terminology related to
transgender and gender non-binary people
Identify common potential pitfalls in the care environment
for transgender and gender non-binary patients, and discuss
strategies to avoid and/or mitigate such pitfalls
Describe key partners in the care environment for transgender
patients, and effective strategies for interdisciplinary
Identify examples of resources available to patients and
providers to guide effective, patient centered care of the
One complimentary CE unit will be provided to dues-paying
member hospitals of the Hospital Quality Institute, CHPSO Patient
Safety Organization, the California Hospital Association or the
regional hospital associations in CA.
HQI is an approved continuing education (CE) provider by the
California Board of Registered Nursing and will provide CHPSO
members an opportunity to earn CEs. Provider Number CEP16793
for 1.0 contact hour.
HQI does not currently offer ACPE approved Pharmacy CE, but
the State of California will accept CE from courses which have
been approved for continuing education by the Medical Board of
California, the California Board of Podiatric Medicine, the
California Board of Registered Nursing or the Dental Board of
California towards their California continuing education
requirement (Section 1732.2(b) of the California Code of
Regulations). Pharmacists need to keep track of CE from these
sources on their own as they are not submitted to NAPB.