Full course description

Note: Course content is available for free and continuing education credits are offered for a $3 fee. If desired, you will be asked to pay the fee upon completion of the course material.

This course will build upon an introduction to LGBTQ+ cultural humility concepts and practices for health clinic staff. This course was created by Michigan Forward in Enhancing Research and Community Equity (MFierce), a coalition of public health researchers, LGBTQ+ Youth Advisors, and community-based organizations working to reduce the burden of STIs in LGBTQ+ communities. This course will cover the following topics: introduction to LGBTQ+ populations; desire, behavior, identities; gender and gender expression; sex assigned at birth; cultural competence versus cultural humility; elements of cultural humility practice; and examples of culturally humble practices.

This course will feature testimonials from providers with extensive experience working with LGBTQ+ youth: Mo Connolly, MD; Kathy Fessler, MD; and Leslie Nicholas, ND. It will also featured testimonials from LGBTQ+ youth on experiences with culturally humble care: Zach Crutchfield, Marcos Carillo, Rama Arjita-Pollard, and Artemis Gorde.

Audience

This session is intended for social work, public health, and health care professionals such as physicians, nurses, behavioral health staff, front desk staff, and others.

Learning Objectives
  • Identify LGBTQ+ cultural humility practices. (CHES Areas of Responsibility 2.3.4, 2.3.5)
  • Describe LGBTQ+ cultural humility concepts. (2.3.4, 2.3.5)
Continuing Education Credit

1.0 Nursing Contact Hours

1.0 CHES Category I CECH

Certificate of Completion

The Michigan Public Health Training Center at the University of Michigan School of Public Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nursing contact hours expire December 31, 2018.

The Michigan Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

Sponsors

This activity is provided by the Michigan Forward in Enhancing Research and Community Equity and the Michigan Public Health Training Center at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. The Michigan PHTC is a part of the Region V Great Lakes Public Health Training Collaborative and the Public Health Learning Network.

This project is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Community Approaches to Reducing STIs Grant (U22PS004520) to the University of Michigan's Center for Sexuality & Health Disparities (PI: Harper). The Michigan PHTC is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP27881 Region V Public Health Training Collaborative (PI: Welter). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by the U.S. Government.