This training describes the required elements for responding to the emerging needs of long term care communities to provide sensitive and respectful services to LGBT elders. The training reviews definitions related to sexual orientation and gender identity, challenges experienced by LGBT older adults, and strategies for communication and policies that honor residents’ rights.
Course created on November 9, 2020
Course Type: Video
CE/CEU Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AR/1.0; ASWB ACE/1.0 Cultural Competence; AZ/1.0; CA/1.0; CE Broker/1.0 General (FL), Continuing Education (OH), Continuing Education By A Non Social Worker (SC), Category I Social Work (WV), CE Broker #20-758481; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DC/1.0; DE/1.0; FL/1.0; GA/1.0; HI/1.0; IA/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID/1.0; IL/1.0; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY/1.0; LA/1.0; MA/1.0; MD/1.0; ME/1.0; MI/1.0; MN/1.0; MO/1.0; MS/1.0; MT/1.0; NC/1.0; ND/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NJ (ASWB ACE)/1.0; NM/1.0; NV/1.0; NY-Contact Hours/1.0 Self-Study; OH/1.0; OK/1.0; OR/1.0; PA/1.0; RI/1.0; SC/1.0; SD/1.0; TN/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT/1.0; WA/1.0; WI/1.0; WV/1.0; WY/1.0
- After this course, participants will be able to explain common terms associated with sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression including lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe LGBT history and associated health and social challenges for the LGBT community.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify reasons why LGBT older adults may hide their identity.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the importance of professionalism in the healthcare setting and ways in which your attitude as a provider can affect health care access and the ability and willingness of your residents to participate in their care.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify best practices to help create a supportive environment for current and future LGBT residents.
|15-20 Minutes||Historical Perspective|
|20-35 Minutes||The Role of the Clinician|
|35-45 Minutes||Welcoming Environment|
|45-55 Minutes||Case Scenarios|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
OTD, MS OTR/L
Kathleen Weissberg, in her 25+ years of practice, has worked in LTC as a researcher/educator and has established various programs in nursing facilities including palliative care, adult sexuality, falls management, dementia care, and staging. She provides continuing education support to 6000 therapists nationwide as Director of Education for Select Rehabilitation. She has lectured nationally, at the state level, and authored publications on dementia quality care.
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Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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