Nursing: LGBTQ for Health Care Professionals Improving Access to Care
17.95
Online
Elective
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About the Course

Healthcare providers are trained to identify patient populations who experience health disparities and to educate patients about their individual risks. This course discusses how to improve care and health outcomes of the LGBTQ population by recognizing the existing disparities and increased health risks present in this population. The course examines system and provider/client barriers to equality in healthcare.

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Identify and evaluate causes of healthcare disparity in the LGBTQQ population.
  • Examine risks that are increased among LGBTQ groups.
  • Suggest methods to increase LGBTQQ access to primary care. 

About the Author: 
Cheryl Jackson, DNP, CRNP

Dr. Cheryl Jackson is an assistant professor in graduate studies at the School of Nursing in Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. Her nursing background includes medical-surgical, intensive care, and telemetry. As a nurse practitioner, Dr. Jackson practiced in a rural family practice and in an urgent care center. Currently, she maintains clinical practice in a Volunteers in Medicine Clinic in a rural part of Pennsylvania. 
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LGBTQ for Health Care Professionals Improving Access to Care - N47880

17.95
About the Course

Healthcare providers are trained to identify patient populations who experience health disparities and to educate patients about their individual risks. This course discusses how to improve care and health outcomes of the LGBTQ population by recognizing the existing disparities and increased health risks present in this population. The course examines system and provider/client barriers to equality in healthcare.

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Identify and evaluate causes of healthcare disparity in the LGBTQQ population.
  • Examine risks that are increased among LGBTQ groups.
  • Suggest methods to increase LGBTQQ access to primary care. 

About the Author: 
Cheryl Jackson, DNP, CRNP

Dr. Cheryl Jackson is an assistant professor in graduate studies at the School of Nursing in Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. Her nursing background includes medical-surgical, intensive care, and telemetry. As a nurse practitioner, Dr. Jackson practiced in a rural family practice and in an urgent care center. Currently, she maintains clinical practice in a Volunteers in Medicine Clinic in a rural part of Pennsylvania.