Create an inclusive and affirming care experience for young Black transgender patients.
In order to to address the healthcare needs of young Black transgender and gender-nonconforming people, it is critical that you understand your patients’ complete history, day-to-day challenges, goals, and aspirations.
As Star shares her journey with accessing and utilizing health care, you become familiar with common experiences specific to Black transgender patients. Review the whole-health approach to demonstrate culturally and medically appropriate care for young Black transgender patients. Employ strategies to maintain a welcoming environment and integrate gender care into your clinic. Obtain additional resources and seize opportunities to test your knowledge.
- Recognize and address issues that present challenges to healthcare access and utilization for transgender and gender-nonconforming patients.
- Assess healthcare needs of transgender and gender-nonconforming patients.
- Employ strategies to deliver culturally appropriate services/care for transgender patients.
- Apply general guidelines for the endocrine treatment of transgender patients.
Physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who treat MSM, bisexual, and transgender patients.