LGBTQIA Competency for the Health Care Professional
last update on: 02/23/2022
Learn about the unique health needs of the LGBTQ community, as well as food and nutrition practices that can improve health outcomes.
The Learning Process:
Participants are expected to watch the video, reflect on its content, and complete the CME self-assessment and CME evaluation. Only upon completing this process will a participant's continuing education certificate be generated. The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study activity is 1 hour.
This activity is approved for continuing education for physicians, nurses, dietitians, and health and wellness coaches.
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
• Define the differences between gender identity and biological gender.
• Understand the health care disparities that are unique to the LGBTQIA population.
• Identify unique health care needs of the LGBTQIA population, especially in regards to gender identity transition.
• List ways in which food and nutrition can assist in maintaining and advancing the health of LGBTQIA individuals.
Requirements for successful completion: Participants will be awarded contact hours commensurate with participation after completion of the post-test with a score of 70% or higher.