This session will discuss health care disparities experienced by the LGBTQ+ population and will share efforts to address these disparities, including training, education, and utilizing the Health Equality Index (HEI) as a resource. This work is beneficial to our patients and families as well as our LGBTQ+ employees.
Credit Hours 1.25 contact hour
Accreditation Statement This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and 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 a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5387.
Disclosures The speaker and planning committee members reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education activity.
Learning Outcome At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to 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