1006-16: Assessment and Treatment of Transgender and Gender Expansive Youth

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Recorded On: 06/10/2016

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1006-16: Assessment and Treatment of Transgender and Gender Expansive Youth

Enhance the knowledge and skill of PMH nurses to care for young persons who are transgender and gender expansive.

Presenter: Valerie Tobin, MS, PMHNP, PMHCNS-BC

Disclosures: The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label uses will be discussed during this presentation.

Session Length:  90 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

Session Objectives:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Describe gender identity.
2. Recognize health risks for this population.
3. Examine the Standards of Care developed by World Professional Association for Transgender Health.
4. Develop a plan of care that differentiates between children and adolescents.
5. Counsel a transgender patient about the risks and benefits of hormone treatments.

Keywords: Transgender, LGBT, Adolescents, Children, Health Risks, Standards of Care

Continuing Nursing Education
1.25 pharmacology contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 14th Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute
Hyatt Regency Baltimore on the Inner Harbor
Friday, June 10, 2016
3:30pm – 5:00pm

Release Date: July 29, 2016
The contact hours for this session expire: November 30, 2019

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