Trans-Inclusive Healthcare Series
This course consists of two sections that will review fundamental concepts of equity, diversity, and inclusion with a focus on Trans-Inclusive healthcare. The first section consists of five self-directed online modules that will provide an overview of trans-inclusive healthcare, hormone therapy, mental health care, surgical referrals, and the roles of the family physician in trans healthcare. The second section will be an interdisciplinary virtual panel to cover frequently asked questions.
Online Course opening on May 15, 2023
- Describe what it means to be a trans or gender-diverse person from a trans community perspective.
- Enable gender euphoria rather than just treating dysphoria.
- Explain hormone replacement therapy and its role in helping patients align their bodies with their gender identity.
- Implement the referral process for gender-affirming surgery.
- Demonstrate positive and culturally safe primary care interactions for trans and gender-diverse patients.
The target audience is family physicians, specialist physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, mental health professionals, pharmacists, physiotherapists, residents, researchers, health sciences students, and other health care professionals.
Topic 1: Providing Trans-Inclusive Care | Ken & Elijah, Trans Health Navigators
Topic 2: Hormone Therapy | Dr. Megan Clark, Family Physician
Topic 3: Mental Health Care for Trans & Gender Diverse People | Dr. Sara Dungavell, Psychiatrist
Topic 4: Gender-Affirming Surgical Referrals | Dr. Megan Clark, Family Physician
Topic 5: Role of the Family Practitioner in Trans Healthcare | Dr. Ginger Ruddy, Family Physician
Live Interdisciplinary Panel
Date: Thursday, June 15, 2023
Time: 7:00-8:30 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Moderator: Ken, RD, Trans Health Navigator
Panel: Elijah, Trans Health Navigator; Dr. Megan Clark, Family Physician; Sarah Kozusko, Pharmacist; Dr. Sara Dungavell,Psychiatrist
- All Healthcare Providers - $50 + Tax
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada MOC Section 2: Self-Learning: Participants are reminded that the 5 hours of video presentations are a valuable source of Section 2 Credits in the MOC framework- Self-Learning. Video, Audio or Podcast learning activities can be claimed for 0.5 credits per activity.
The College of Family Physicians of Canada: This one-credit-per-hour Self Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the Continuing Medical Education Division, University of Saskatchewan for up to 5 Mainpro+ credits.
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada: This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Continuing Medical Education Division, University of Saskatchewan for up to 1.5 credit hours.
The College of Family Physicians of Canada: This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the Continuing Medical Education Division, University of Saskatchewan for up to 1.5 Mainpro+ credits.
Other Health Professionals: Participation in this course may be included as part of the continuing education and
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