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Rural LGBTQ+ Populations: Creating Welcoming and Inclusive Health Care Experiences (On Demand-No CE)

Started Mar 4, 2021


Full course description

PLEASE NOTE: No CE or certificate are available in this free version of the course.

LGBTQ+ populations have traditionally experienced health disparities as well as other inequities, discrimination, and violence.  Additional challenges exist for members of the LGBTQ+ community living in rural areas. This webinar will explore best practices for inclusive, affirming, and culturally competent care for rural LGBTQ+ populations.

Please note: In preparation for the recorded webinar, there is an important video from Equitas Health on introductory LGBTQ+ terminology. If you are able to, please view the 30-min. video prior to the webinar.


Health care and public health professionals in rural settings, as well as health practitioners in all settings.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe introductory knowledge about core LGBTQ+ terminology and concepts
  • Identify unique challenges facing rural LGBTQ+ populations
  • Discuss best practices to improve patient experiences for rural LGBTQ+ patients


Ramona Peel, MA, Lead Trainer for The Equitas Health Institute


The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($924,899). 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 Region V PHTC, HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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