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Achieving Health Equity for LGBTQ People

Course: #1033692Level: Introductory1.5 Hour 235 Reviews

Engagement of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) populations is critical to providing culturally responsive care and population-based health to reduce health disparities. This course provides an overview of LGBTQ health disparities, demographics, and terminology, as well as key strategies for bringing high quality care to LGBTQ people at health centers and other health care organizations. Participants will also learn about inclusive and effective communication with LGBTQ patients.

Please note: A second course on this topic is also available, to meet the 2-hour requirement for LGBTQ cultural competency training for Washington DC healthcare licensees: LGBTQ Cultural Competence: Improving Care to the LGBTQ Community

Course created on July 31, 2017

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.15 Introductory, Related; IACET/0.2; SAC/1.5

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to explain LGBTQ terminology and demographics.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe health disparities in LGBTQ populations.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to discuss ways to overcome barriers to care and prevention.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-70 Minutes Achieving Health Equity
70-85 Minutes Q & A
85-90 Minutes Summary


235 Reviews

Presented By

Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Alex S. Keuroghlian is the Director of Education and Training Programs at The Fenway Institute and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He directs the National LGBTQ Health Education Center and the National Center for Innovation in HIV Care, which are both HRSA-funded. He is the Public and Community Psychiatry Curriculum Director for the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)/McLean psychiatry residency program and co-Director of the fourth-year clerkship in LGBTQ health at Harvard Medical School. He has authored several publications on topics that include HIV medication adherence, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance use disorders, transgender health, and homelessness among LGBTQ youth. Dr. Keuroghlian received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Alex Keuroghlian has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Related Area)

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA AudiologyOnline, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.