Transgender-Affirmative Care: Identifying & Overcoming Barriers to Care for Transgender Patients

by Cassling on Jun 15, 2023

Healthcare Cross Symbol on Trans Pride FlagThis presentation will touch on important terminology related to sex, gender and sexuality as well as overview contemporary statistics regarding onset of gender identity, common barriers to care, and ongoing health disparities. In addition, there will be an in-depth discussion regarding how to create a welcoming environment, with recommendations for best practices for healthcare institutions and providers.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define terminology related to sex, gender and sexuality
  • Describe ongoing health disparities faced by the transgender population
  • Identify individual and organizational strategies that can be implemented to create a welcoming environment for transgender patients

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Cassling strengthens community healthcare through customer-centric imaging and therapeutic technology, services and solutions. From critical access hospitals and diagnostic imaging centers to large health systems and IDNs, Cassling is committed to helping healthcare organizations improve access and outcomes, create efficiencies and lower costs.

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