Webinar: LGBTQ+ Awareness for Medical Providers

June 30, 2021 at 11AM MT

Earn free CAPCE-accredited CE hours by joining us for a webinar to improve awareness of LGBTQ+ community members. Medical service providers will encounter patients of all races, colors, beliefs, and orientations throughout their careers. In this webinar, we will discuss the various specific social and medical issues that you should keep in mind when you find a member of the LGBTQ+ community in your care.

Following the webinar, attendees will be able to do the following:

  • Define key terms relevant to the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Understand a brief overview of the history of the LGBTQ+ community in the United States from the mid-1900s to present.
  • Discuss various social issues and their impact on specific risk factors for LGBTQ+ patients.
  • Identify key medical needs for a transgender patient.
  • Create a safe and welcoming environment for LGBTQ+ patients.

Those who attend this webinar are eligible to earn CAPCE-accredited CE hours provided that they 1) attend the entire webinar and 2) complete the assessment we will send to your email within 48 hours following the webinar.

About the Presenter:

Kuo Downing-Reese is a 16-year veteran of EMS. She started her career in Los Angeles County serving in a variety of settings, including private ambulance, fire, and hospital ED. Kuo went to paramedic school at UCLA-Daniel Freeman. She has a degree in EMS management from George Washington University and currently practices as a full-time critical care paramedic in Rochester, New York. She also does a variety of EMS and medical training as a CareerCert instructor, NYS Certified Lab Instructor (CIC intern), NAEMT instructor, and as an AHA regional/training center faculty.

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