Being an LGBTQ+ Inclusive COE

November 15, 2021

COEs will learn more about the unique challenges of this group, they will learn to understand key terms, community connection, using pronouns and best practices to improve outcomes.

Agenda:
A.    Welcome and Introduction
B.    Intersectionality and Cultural Humility as Framework

a.    Intersectionality
b.    Cultural competence vs. humility

C.    Define Key Terms 

a.    Sex, gender, orientation, and behavior
b.    Define the LGBTQ+ umbrella: 

i.    Sexual Orientation: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Queer, Asexual/Aromantic, Plus (Pansexual, Two-Spirit)
ii.    Gender Identity: Cisgender/Transgender, Non-binary

D.    Substance Use Disorder and LGBTQ+ Community 
E.    Unique Experiences and Challenges of the LGBTQ+ Community 

a.    Homophobia and Heterosexism
b.    Increased physical and sexual violence, mental health concerns (including dysphoria)
c.    Disclosure/“Coming Out” as a meaningful, repeating event
d.    Older LGBTQ+ adults 

F.    Discuss Pronouns Best Practices
G.    Key Recommendations 

a.    Structural and Organizational 
b.    Staffing and Patient Care 
c.    Documentation 
 

Target Audience

Nurse

Physician

Social Worker

Learning Objectives

Define key terms under the LGBTQ+ umbrella.

Identify positive and negative treatment experiences due to sexual orientation or gender identity among patients.

Identify and apply best practices for inclusivity with LGBTQ+ patients/clients to improve substance use treatment outcomes.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.25 ASWB
  • 1.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
11/15/2021
Course expires: 
01/31/2022
Event starts: 
11/15/2021 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
11/15/2021 - 11:00am

COEs will learn more about the unique challenges of this group, they will learn to understand key terms, community connection, using pronouns and best practices to improve outcomes.

Agenda:
A.    Welcome and Introduction
B.    Intersectionality and Cultural Humility as Framework

a.    Intersectionality
b.    Cultural competence vs. humility

C.    Define Key Terms 

a.    Sex, gender, orientation, and behavior
b.    Define the LGBTQ+ umbrella: 

i.    Sexual Orientation: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Queer, Asexual/Aromantic, Plus (Pansexual, Two-Spirit)
ii.    Gender Identity: Cisgender/Transgender, Non-binary

D.    Substance Use Disorder and LGBTQ+ Community 
E.    Unique Experiences and Challenges of the LGBTQ+ Community 

a.    Homophobia and Heterosexism
b.    Increased physical and sexual violence, mental health concerns (including dysphoria)
c.    Disclosure/“Coming Out” as a meaningful, repeating event
d.    Older LGBTQ+ adults 

F.    Discuss Pronouns Best Practices
G.    Key Recommendations 

a.    Structural and Organizational 
b.    Staffing and Patient Care 
c.    Documentation 

Zoom Meeting
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Kate Cridlebaugh, BS, Instructional Designer, University of Pittsburgh, School of Pharmacy, Program and Evaluation Unit (PERU)

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and The Jewish Healthcare Foundation. The University of Pittsburgh 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.

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of 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. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.25 continuing education credits.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.25 contact hours.

Social Work (ASWB)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Social Work Education activity is 1.25 contact hours.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.25 ASWB
  • 1.25 Attendance
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