We encourage you to write a response or take a moment to consider this question.
How would you ask about a person’s pronouns? What are some elements you could incorporate in your day-to-day practice to ensure you respect patient’s pronouns?
Many health professionals may not be familiar with working with transgender or gender diverse individuals. As such, it might be challenging for them to navigate with confidence the correct terminology. Gender identity is protected by law and as such discrimination against transgender and gender diverse individuals in clinical setting could be unlawful. It is therefore extremely important for clinicians to have basic communication skills with transgender and gender diverse patients in order for them to provide accessible healthcare.
In the following section, we’ll develop some of your clinical skills when treating trans and gender diverse patients.
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2.0 GENDER: PRE-MODULE SURVEY
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2.1 GENDER: LECTURE
2.2 GENDER: PRONOUNS
2.3 GENDER: CULTURAL DIVERSITY
2.4 GENDER: AFFIRMATION HISTORY
2.7 GENDER: SEXUAL HISTORY
2.8 GENDER: POST-MODULE SURVEY