Caring for LGBTQ Patients
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: September 17, 2021

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:LGBTQ061521
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Home Care Aide
Medical & Surgical Issues
Community & Home Health
Professional Issues
Learning Objectives
  • Define up to 31 terms related to the LGBTQ community.

  • Discuss the history of LGBTQ rights from ancient times to modern.

  • Discuss 4 provisions of California Code of Regulations: 22 CCR 72527 that apply to LGBTQ individuals.

  • Discuss 2 provisions of Unruh Civil Rights Act, California Civil Code 51 that apply to LGBTQ 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 LGBTQ individuals/

  • Discuss screening guidelines for LGBTQ individuals.


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