NursingCE LGBTQ: Culturally Competent Care Considerations Nursing CE Course


The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to understand considerations in caring for individuals within the LGBTQ community. This includes understanding a brief history of past care and continued evolution of healthcare concerns of the present day. Lastly, the reader will have understanding of personal and institutional interventions that will help to develop personalized care plans for patients and their families.

NursingCE provides a high-quality, effective, and comprehensive way for license practical nurses, registered nurses
and nurse practitioners to earn their state-required CNE credits in a clear online format.

A course on evidence-based practice provides current content intended to help practicing nurses apply this
knowledge to their practice. The course also includes questions to test competency.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify important early history events that helped to shape healthcare for the LQBTQ community
  2. Describe 2 goals for improving LGBTQ health as outlined by Healthy People 2020
  3. Identify continuing issues that need to be explored regarding LGBTQ health
  4. Identify healthcare professionals’ considerations to providing culturally competent care
  5. Describe the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity
  6. Identify 2 gender affirming medical interventions

Target Audience

Healthcare professionals who may encounter patients and families of the LGBTQ community.

Additional credit info

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of
the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC) through the joint-providership
of Assessment Technology Institute (ATI) (provider) and NursingCE.
ATI is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the ANCC.
This activity is provided for a maximum of (2) contact hours under ANCC criteria.

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