Nursing: LGBTQ Competency for Healthcare Professionals
11.95
Online
Elective
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About the Course:
This course provides health care professionals best practices for management of LGBTQ individuals.  The course addresses LGBTQ terminology, health risks and disparities, and statistics nationwide.  It also presents ways to increase access to care for LGBTQ patients and discusses suggestions for increasing staff knowledge of, and sensitivity to, LGBTQ patients.

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Define terminology used to describe LGBTQ individuals.
  • Identify LGBTQ statistics.
  • Articulate health care risks and disparities in the LGBTQ population.
  • Suggest changes to increase LGBTQ access to primary care.
  • Describe best practices for training staff to care for patients who identify as LGBTQ.
About the Authors: 
Lisa Simani, MS, APRN, ACNP, has clinical experience as an acute care nurse practitioner, primarily in cardiothoracic surgery. Most recently, she has volunteered as a member of the Pediatric Orthopedic Project, a surgical mission group that provides free surgeries to children in developing countries. Ms. Simani has 20 years of publishing experience and has been a lead author in peer-reviewed articles for print and for web-based continuing nursing education provider companies. In her position as nurse planner for Colibri Healthcare, LLC, she works with the advisory board and subject matter experts to develop evidence-based best practices in continuing education for nurses. In addition, she is also a volunteer blogger with Safe Connections, a domestic violence prevention nonprofit organization in St. Louis, Missouri. She earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin, and her master’s degree in nursing from Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan.

Kelly A. Crum, PhD (c), MSN, RN, is a nursing education consultant serving schools on accreditation and curriculum matters. In addition, she currently serves as an international nursing education consultant and is the expert nurse consultant for Shanghai University of Medicine and Health Sciences. With 26 years of nursing education experience, she has held various nursing positions in both clinical and academic settings. Her passion for curriculum and expertise in teaching are the foundations for her endeavors to educate the educator. This passion is reflected in her writing and conference topics.

Currently, she has over 30 workbook titles published with Elsevier, primarily in the areas of maternity, pediatrics, and simulation case studies. Her conference topics include Competency Based Education in Egypt, The Professor’s Role in BSN Education in Guatemala, Building the Nurse Educator’s Capacity to Instruct Students in Managing Chronic Care Across the Lifespan in China, and Clinical Evaluation Best Practices in the United States. In practice, Ms. Crum’s focus is on international humanitarian work and community volunteerism, as well as her role as a hospice and palliative care nurse.

How to receive credit:
  • Read the entire course online or in print which requires a 0.5-hour commitment of time.
  • Depending on your state requirements you will be asked to complete either:
    • An affirmation that you have completed the educational activity.
    • A mandatory test (a passing score of 70 percent is required). Test questions link content to learning objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.
  • Provide required personal information and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory Self-Assessment and Course Evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.

Disclosures:
Resolution of Conflict of Interest
In accordance with the ANCC Standards for Commercial Support for continuing education, Colibri Healthcare, LLC implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement
It is the policy of Colibri Healthcare, LLC not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.

Disclaimer
The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.
©2019: All Rights Reserved. Materials may not be reproduced without the expressed written permission or consent of Colibri Healthcare, LLC. The materials presented in this course are meant to provide the consumer with general information on the topics covered. The information provided was prepared by professionals with practical knowledge of the areas covered. It is not meant to provide medical, legal, or professional advice. Colibri Healthcare, LLC recommends that you consult a medical, legal, or professional services expert licensed in your state. Colibri Healthcare, LLC has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that all content provided in this course is accurate and up to date at the time of printing, but does not represent or warrant that it will apply to your situation nor circumstances and assumes no liability from reliance on these materials. Quotes are collected from customer feedback surveys. The models are intended to be representative and not actual customers.
 
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LGBTQ Competency for Healthcare Professionals - N29564

11.95
About the Course:
This course provides health care professionals best practices for management of LGBTQ individuals.  The course addresses LGBTQ terminology, health risks and disparities, and statistics nationwide.  It also presents ways to increase access to care for LGBTQ patients and discusses suggestions for increasing staff knowledge of, and sensitivity to, LGBTQ patients.

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Define terminology used to describe LGBTQ individuals.
  • Identify LGBTQ statistics.
  • Articulate health care risks and disparities in the LGBTQ population.
  • Suggest changes to increase LGBTQ access to primary care.
  • Describe best practices for training staff to care for patients who identify as LGBTQ.
About the Authors: 
Lisa Simani, MS, APRN, ACNP, has clinical experience as an acute care nurse practitioner, primarily in cardiothoracic surgery. Most recently, she has volunteered as a member of the Pediatric Orthopedic Project, a surgical mission group that provides free surgeries to children in developing countries. Ms. Simani has 20 years of publishing experience and has been a lead author in peer-reviewed articles for print and for web-based continuing nursing education provider companies. In her position as nurse planner for Colibri Healthcare, LLC, she works with the advisory board and subject matter experts to develop evidence-based best practices in continuing education for nurses. In addition, she is also a volunteer blogger with Safe Connections, a domestic violence prevention nonprofit organization in St. Louis, Missouri. She earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin, and her master’s degree in nursing from Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan.

Kelly A. Crum, PhD (c), MSN, RN, is a nursing education consultant serving schools on accreditation and curriculum matters. In addition, she currently serves as an international nursing education consultant and is the expert nurse consultant for Shanghai University of Medicine and Health Sciences. With 26 years of nursing education experience, she has held various nursing positions in both clinical and academic settings. Her passion for curriculum and expertise in teaching are the foundations for her endeavors to educate the educator. This passion is reflected in her writing and conference topics.

Currently, she has over 30 workbook titles published with Elsevier, primarily in the areas of maternity, pediatrics, and simulation case studies. Her conference topics include Competency Based Education in Egypt, The Professor’s Role in BSN Education in Guatemala, Building the Nurse Educator’s Capacity to Instruct Students in Managing Chronic Care Across the Lifespan in China, and Clinical Evaluation Best Practices in the United States. In practice, Ms. Crum’s focus is on international humanitarian work and community volunteerism, as well as her role as a hospice and palliative care nurse.

How to receive credit:
  • Read the entire course online or in print which requires a 0.5-hour commitment of time.
  • Depending on your state requirements you will be asked to complete either:
    • An affirmation that you have completed the educational activity.
    • A mandatory test (a passing score of 70 percent is required). Test questions link content to learning objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.
  • Provide required personal information and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory Self-Assessment and Course Evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.

Disclosures:
Resolution of Conflict of Interest
In accordance with the ANCC Standards for Commercial Support for continuing education, Colibri Healthcare, LLC implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement
It is the policy of Colibri Healthcare, LLC not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.

Disclaimer
The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.
©2019: All Rights Reserved. Materials may not be reproduced without the expressed written permission or consent of Colibri Healthcare, LLC. The materials presented in this course are meant to provide the consumer with general information on the topics covered. The information provided was prepared by professionals with practical knowledge of the areas covered. It is not meant to provide medical, legal, or professional advice. Colibri Healthcare, LLC recommends that you consult a medical, legal, or professional services expert licensed in your state. Colibri Healthcare, LLC has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that all content provided in this course is accurate and up to date at the time of printing, but does not represent or warrant that it will apply to your situation nor circumstances and assumes no liability from reliance on these materials. Quotes are collected from customer feedback surveys. The models are intended to be representative and not actual customers.