We discuss healthcare disparities experienced by the LGBTQ+ population and share our journey toward providing culturally competent care to the LGBTQ+ community utilizing Health Equality Index (HEI) as a resource. This work is beneficial to our patients and families as well as our LGBTQ+ employees.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information
Contact hours available until 9/29/21.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.
Accreditation Statement: This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).
Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 5387.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will identify healthcare disparities that exist among the LGBTQ+ population as well as steps to provide an affirming and culturally competent healthcare environment for members of the LGBTQ+ community.
MSN, RN, CMSRN, NEA-BC,
Patient Experience Administrator ,
Orange Regional Medical Center