Helping Clinical and NonClinical Medical Professionals to Understand How to Improve Patient care and Patient Experience when Supporting LGBTQ+ Patients
American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)
Continuing Education Program
Helping Clinical and Non-Clinical Medical Professionals to Understand How to Improve Patient care and Patient Experience when Supporting LGBTQ+ Patients
J. Joy Gero
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Remote via Microsoft Teams
Attendance will be for UPMC staff only
Remote web attendance via Team Meeting
Programs coordinated by:
Becky McClelland (email@example.com) and
Deborah Malush (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Oncology nurses in radiation and medical areas.
- Understand some of the barriers and health disparities experienced by LGBTQ+ community members.
- Identify disparities and traumatizing healthcare experiences related to existing communication practices.
- Identify strategies to mitigate misgendering and retraumatization through affirmative language, particularly in situations where legal/dead name must be used under current healthcare laws (e.g., blood transfusion).
In support of improving patient care, 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.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1 contact hour.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 Attendance