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Earn up to 6.0 CME/CNE credits
or 0.6 CEUs

 

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Saturday, November 5
7:30 am to 2:45 pm

Hermes A. Kontos Medical Sciences Building

Attendees  $65.00 / Residents & Fellows  $30.00


COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TARGET AUDIENCE

The overall goal is to advance the clinician’s understanding of transgender care needs and to grow the pool of providers who can provide informed, evidence-based, sensitive care. It will address the clinical management of transgender patients, including hormonal treatment, primary care, and the will address the nuances of providing gender affirming care. This educational activity is for health professionals including physicians, advanced practice nurses, nurses, physician assistants, and mental health providers, as well as trainees in the health professions.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Define key terms and concepts related to transgender care
  • Assess patient readiness for hormonal transition
  • Describe basic transgender hormonal treatment protocols, including risk stratification, follow up and labs
  • Discuss preventive screening and primary care for transgender patients
  • Share resources and strategies among peer practitioners for best practice gender affirmative care

CONFERENCE AGENDA

7:30 Registration
7:45 Welcome
Wendy Klein, MD, MACP
8:00-8:45 Meeting the Health Needs of Transgender Patients:
Learning the Language

Seth Marlow, BS
8:45-9:30 Assessing Readiness for Hormonal Transition
Lisa Griffin, PhD
9:30-10:15 Male to Female Hormone Treatment
Asa Radix, MD, MPH, FACP
10:15-10:45 BREAK
10:45-11:30 Female to Male Hormone Treatment
Asa Radix, MD
11:30-12:30 Trans Primary Care
Nancy McLaren, MD
12:30-1:30 LUNCH PRESENTATION
The Business Side of Trans Care:
Insurance & Legal Documentation

Seth Marlow, BS
1:30-2:45 Trans Care Expert Panel:
Case Discussions and Q&A

Asa Radix, MD and Nancy McLaren, MD

PLANNING COMMITTEE

Wendy Klein, MD, MACP
Program Chair

Jennifer Gallienne, MSW
Conference Coordinator
Trans Health Services Coordinator, Health Brigade

Afton Bradley, MSW
Transgender Health Care Services Manager, VLPP

Cristina Kincaid, BS
Director of Outreach, Health Brigade

Roneshe Warren, NP
Director of Clinical Operations, Health Brigade


FACULTY

Lisa Griffin, PhD
Clinical Psychologist, Richmond, Virginia

Seth Marlow, BS
Community Educator

Nancy McLaren, MD
University of Virginia Health Systems

Asa Radix, MD, MPH, FACP
Director of Research and Education, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center


ACCREDITATION AND CREDIT

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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of University Health Services Professional Education Programs (UHS-PEP) of Virginia Commonwealth University Health System and Health Brigade.  UHS-PEP is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  

UHS-PEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For the purpose of recertification, The American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. For the purpose of relicensure, the VA Board of Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (report up to 6.0 hours of credit and list “CME Category 1” as the provider number) as approved by one of the certifying entities outlined in the Nurse Practitioner Regulations. 

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCP for further guidelines.

This continuing education activity meets the criteria of Virginia Commonwealth University and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. 0.6 CEUs will be awarded and recorded with the University.

VCU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

If special accommodations are needed, please contact us at 804-628-9666


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