LGBTQ+ Affirming Language and Documentation

Summary

LGBTQ+ patients face unique challenges that results in worse health outcomes, many of these are amplified when patients require hospitalization. To provide the highest value of care, Hospitalists must be aware of these challenges. This session is part of a series meant to prepare hospitalists to provide patient-centric care for LGBTQ+ patients.

This content developed out of work by the LGBTQ+ Task Force of the SHM Education Committee.

Target Audience

Physicians, NPs, and PAs practicing hospital medicine.

Series Learning Objectives
  1. Recognize LGBTQ+ as a social determinant of health.
  2. Document using language that is consistent with patients’ sexual orientation and gender-identity.
  3. Recognize that risk scoring systems and laboratory reference ranges are not validated for transgender patients.
  4. Described the risk of abruptly stopping gender-affirming hormone therapy.
  5. Describe best-practices for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PreP) therapy while patients are admitted to the hospital.
  6. Identify methods to advocate for LGBTQ+ patients.
  7. Apply methods for discussing gender identity, organ inventory, and sexual orientation with patients.
Accreditation Statement

The Society of Hospital Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement

The Society of Hospital Medicine designates this enduring internet activity for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release Date: June 11, 2021

Expiration Date: June 11, 2024

 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.25 Non-physician
Course opens: 
06/11/2021
Course expires: 
06/11/2024
Your cost:
$0.00
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Disclosures

The faculty and planners of these activities have no relevant relationships to disclose. All relevant relationships were mitigated prior to the start of this activity.

Faculty

Keshav Khanijow, MD

Planning Committee

Tyler Anstett, DO (Course Director)

Keshav Khanijow, MD

Nicole Rosendale, MD

Rita Lee, MD

Scott Ness, MD

 

 

Accreditation Statement

The Society of Hospital Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement

The Society of Hospital Medicine designates this enduring internet activity for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release Date: June 11, 2021

Expiration Date: June 11, 2024

Available Credit

  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.25 Non-physician

Price

Your cost:
$0.00
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