Transgender Health Care in N.L.
Saturday, Oct. 19, 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Faculty of Medicine, room 1M101
Office of Professional and Educational Development, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University, is pleased to offer Transgender Health Care in Newfoundland and Labrador.
At the end of this program, participants will be able to:
- Demonstrate increased general knowledge regarding gender diversity
- Discuss indications for gender affirming surgery and assessment process
- Explain effective system navigation and collaboration within an affirmative care model for trans and gender diverse folks across the lifespan
- Summarize when, who and how to refer and consult with both allied and primary health care providers in an affirmative model of trans/gender diverse health care (social work, peer support, psychology, educators)
- Demonstrate Increased knowledge of intervention and support needs based on both chronological and social development of patient (i.e. child intervention/support may be delivered through supports for caregivers)
- Discuss how diagnostic overshadowing may influence appropriate recommendation and referrals
- Demonstrate increased competency regarding inclusive
- Implement inclusive health care practices
- Acquire increased knowledge of local community resources for trans and gender diverse people
- Comprehend the variances of gender dysphoria and gender expression
- Explain treatment indications and options for gender dysphoria
- Explain informed consent model
- Explain hormonal treatments for adolescents and adults
- Summarize the risks and side effects of hormonal treatments
The program will also include a Lived Experiences Panel, which will provide the opportunity to consolidate the objectives of the day’s sessions and understand how it applies to individual lives and experiences. As well, this is an opportunity for learners to ask questions and learn directly from the lived experiences of trans and gender non-conforming people.
Please learn more and register at: https://www.med.mun.ca/opd/programs/info.asp?id=4220
Presented by Office of Professional and Educational Development