Disorders of Sex Development (DSD) and Gender Dysphoria
The purpose of this course is to define and explain disorders of sex development (DSD) and gender dysphoria, outline the disorders that lead to DSD, and discuss the medical and ethical considerations of treatment.

Course Publication Date: January 20, 2016

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Author:Wanda Lockwood RN, BA, MA
Course No:DSD120615
Contact Hours:4.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Pediatric Medicine
Peri-Natal Medicine
  

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Learning Objectives
  • Define the basic terms used in reference to disorders of sex development (DSD), intersex and gender dysphoric conditions.
  • Explain the difference between karyotype and phenotype.
  • Explain the difference between DSD and gender dysphoria.
  • Discuss issues related to gender identity disorder
  • Discuss the history of treatment for DSD.
  • List the 5 main types of DSD.
  • List and describe at least 6 congenital anomalies that lead to intersex conditions.
  • Discuss treatment options for DSD.
  • Explain the rationale for sex-reassignment of children.
  • Discuss ethical considerations raised by recent studies.


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