Care for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming People in the Clinic

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Abstract

Integrating Gender-Affirming Care and HIV Prevention and Care for TGNC People: Concepts and Practice

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Discuss basic concepts relevant to the lives of transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) individuals that enhance cultural awareness including physical and mental health, discrimination, stigmatization, and bias useful in improving engagement and retention in HIV testing, prevention, and care.
  • Relate the genetic, ethnic, behavioral, physiological and pharmacological considerations to the real world, clinical care or TGNC people.
  • Identify and implement appropriate strategies to enhance HIV prevention and treatment for TGNC patients.

Target Audience:

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and pharmacists; this activity is also designed for healthcare professionals who treat or manage patients with HIV such as registered nurses, nutritionists, social workers, case managers, as well as case workers and second