1013-20: Promoting Cultural Humility: LGBTQIA+ Safe Zone for the Psychiatric Nurse

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1013-20:  Promoting Cultural Humility: LGBTQIA+ Safe Zone for the Psychiatric Nurse

This interactive session covers primary gender identity terms and transgender, intersex, queer, and asexual terminology, as well as sexual orientation terminology, including bisexual, pansexual, polysexual, and queer. The participant will learn how psychiatric nurses can become allies and create a welcoming and inclusive environment for adult and child/adolescent LGBTQIA+ patients.

  Lauren Connelly Dorsey, MSN, PMHNP-BC; Lexi Robertson, BScN, RN-BC

Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.

Session Length:
  1 hour 14 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

Learning Outcome:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Define sexual orientation and gender identity terminology, and identify steps to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for LGBTQIA+ patients.

Keywords:  LGBT, Cultural Humility, Transgender, Safe Zone

Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
1.25 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 nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 34th Annual Conference

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2023

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