Caring for Transgender Patients

Patient-Centered Care - LGBT Community Members

Creating a welcoming and supportive healthcare environment for all LGBT patients is a critical part of patient-centered care. Getting to know your patients, including aspects of their sexual and gender identity, behavior, and desires is key to providing quality care. This tip sheet gives you quick information and resources when providing care to members of the LGBT community.

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  • Understanding Diversity
  • Fostering Inclusion, Equity & Belonging

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Sexual orientation and gender identity are not the same. This document provides key information when working with a patient who is a member of the transgender community.

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