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LGBTQ Cultural Competence: Improving Care to the LGBTQ Community

Course: #1033717Level: Intermediate1 Hour 98 Reviews

The course addresses the health disparities of individuals who are LGBTQ (Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender) based on the social determinants of health, including barriers to accessing care, lack of routine sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) data collection, discrimination, and lack of provider knowledge about LGBTQ health.

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: Achieving Health Equity for LGBTQ People

Course created on January 24, 2018

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Related; IACET/0.1; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to explain the importance of identifying LGBTQ patients/clients.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to discuss benefits of valuing the diversity within the LGBTQ community.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to explain the link between discrimination and health.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Lack of SOGI collection and its importance
15-20 Minutes Defining sexual orientation and gender identity, as distinct from behavior
20-30 Minutes Intersectionality
30-40 Minutes LGBTQ health disparities
40-55 Minutes Creating a welcoming environment
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Liz Margolies is the Founder and Executive Director of the National LGBT Cancer Network. She received an honorarium for this course. Non-financial: Liz Margolies has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

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

Course participation information

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Passing an online exam will be required to earn continuing education credit, where applicable.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate 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 0.1 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.