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Transgender Competency in Healthcare- Closing the Knowledge Gap

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Nashua Community College

505 Amherst Street

Nashua, NH 03063

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Join NCC's Nursing Class of 2019 to learn how to best provide healthcare to our transgender population.

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Conference to include three speakers and a round-table discussion and will focus on the following:

Transgender spectrum and terminology; gender identity, gender expression and gender variant/non-conforming.

Approaches to providing respectful and effective nursing care to transgender patients; including, creating an environment where transgender patients feel safe, building therapeutic trust and overcoming past poor experiences, respectfully and effectively collecting health histories, physical exams, providing important health education around sexual/reproductive organs (self exams).

Nurses as a healthcare advocate for the Transgender patients- has healthcare for transgender patients gotten better?, current NH legislation related to healthcare.

Please email questions prior to the conference to: nccnursing2019@gmail.com

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