LGBT Individuals and Healthcare
The purpose of this course is to educate the healthcare provider about the challenges faced by gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals in relation to gay rights and healthcare issues and to provide guidelines for care.

Course Publication Date: December 11, 2018

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Wanda Lockwood RN, BA, MA
Course No:LGBT121118
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Community & Home Health
Professional Issues
Home Care Aide
Learning Objectives
  • Define up to 31 terms related to the LGBT community.
  • Discuss the history of LGBT rights from ancient times to modern.
  • Discuss 4 provisions of California Code of Regulations: 22 CCR 72527 that apply to LGBT individuals.
  • Discuss 2 provisions of Unruh Civil Rights Act, California Civil Code 51 that apply to LGBT individuals.
  • Discuss 10 rights listed in the Residents’ Bill of Rights included in the Nursing Home Reform Act.
  • Describe at least 5 methods of providing a welcoming environment.
  • List at least 5 health disparities common to LGBT individuals.
  • Discuss social and healthcare challenges faced by LGBT individuals/
  • Discuss screening guidelines for LGBT individuals.


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