Caring for LGBTQ Patients: Methods for Improving Cultural Competence (Home Study)

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This archived webinar is developed to provide pharmacists and pharmacy technicians with skills they need to provide better healthcare for LGBTQ-identified patients.  Through a facilitated discussion, attendees explored the health disparities that disproportionally affect LGBTQ individuals and develop skills that will improve their ability to communicate in a safe, non-judgmental, and welcoming care environment for all 

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, pharmacists will be able to:

  1. Define current and appropriate vocabulary regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) individuals in community. 
  2. Describe barriers to health care faced by LGBTQ patients and explore how pharmacists can aid in their care. 
  3. Identify opportunities for pharmacists to provide positive, affirming care for LGBTQ patients.  

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, pharmacy technicians will be able to:

  1. Define current and appropriate vocabulary regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) individuals in community.
  2. Describe barriers to health care faced by LGBTQ patients and explore how pharmacy technicians can aid in their care.
  3. Identify opportunities for pharmacy technicians to provide positive, affirming care for LGBTQ patients.

Activity type: Knowledge-based

Target Audience: Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians

Learning Level: 2

Accreditation Information

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The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The following archived webinar is approved for 1.0 contact hour of CPE credit (0.1 CEUs). The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-0000-19-153-H04-P/T

To obtain credit for completing Caring for LGBTQ Patients: Methods for Improving Cultural Competence (Home Study), participants will need to watch the archived webinar, complete the assessment with a grade of 70% or better, complete the evaluation questions, and then CLAIM credit. Participants need to have a valid pharmacist.com username and password to claim credit. After credit has been claimed, please visit CPE monitor for your transcript.

Initial release date: June 19, 2019

Expiration date to claim credit for LIVE webinar: June 19, 2022 

Development

Caring for LGBTQ Patients: Methods for Improving Cultural Competence (Home Study) is an online educational activity for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians developed by the American Pharmacists Association.

Disclosures

Rhonda Schwindt, DNP, RN, PMHNP/CNS-BC and APhA’s editorial staff declare no conflicts of interest or financial interests in any product or service mentioned in this activity, including grants, employment, gifts, stock holdings, and honoraria. For a complete list of APhA staff disclosures, visit the APhA website at www.pharmacist.com/apha-disclosures

Conflicts of interest have been resolved through content review by Helen Sairany, BA, PharmD, MBA, BCACP, Director of Content Development & Partnership at the American Pharmacists Association. 

Fee

There is no fee associated with this member only activity. 

*This webinar will be archived and made available as an online learning activity within 1 week after the live offering has been presented. The archived webinar (home-study version) will be available to APhA members ONLY, as a free member benefit, during the first 30 days after release. Thereafter, nonmembers can purchase the archived webinar at a cost of $129.*

System Requirements

Computer and internet access are required to complete this activity.  Please visit our website to view the Technology System Requirements in order to have a positive learning experience.