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Virtual Learning Series: “Respectful Care for the LGBTQ+ Community, the Incarcerated Patient, and those Struggling with Substance Use Disorder”

Family to Family Support Network & Huggies* Healthcare for Professionals present…”Respectful Care for the LGBTQ+ Community, the Incarcerated Patient, and those Struggling with Substance Use Disorder”

Offering respectful care to ALL unique patient populations is essential. Learn current terminology and common scripting that can empower you to care for the LGBTQ+community, including transgender patients. Hear about best practices in caring for an incarcerated birthing patient, as well as patients struggling with Substance Use Disorder.

Learning Objectives  |  At the end of this session, participants should be able to:

  • Review the framework to discuss respectful, neutral, compassionate care.
  • Define Best Practice for the Incarcerated Patients.
  • Discuss the updated language for those struggling with Substance Use Disorder.
  • Review symptoms of Neonatal Exposure, the Eat, Sleep, Console Methodology and Breastfeeding Guidelines.
  • Discuss best practices for LGBTQ+ equality and inclusion care.
  • Review processes to provided patient-centered care to a long-overlooked group.
  • Identify best practice approaches for the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Review practices to support the transgender pregnant patient.

Presenters: Dixie Weber, MS, BSN, RN  &  Rebecca Vahle, MA Education

Continuing Education: 1.5 CNEs Offered. This nursing continuing professional development activity will be submitted for approval by Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Brought to you through an educational grant provided by HUGGIES® Healthcare.*

Questions? Contact: Rebecca Vahle, Exec. Director | rvahle@familytofamilysupport.org |720-936-9021

* NOTE: This is a contracted supplier-sponsored webinar. HealthTrust has not approved and/or endorsed the content. This program may contain the mention of products, services, drugs or brands presented in a case study or comparative format. Such examples are intended for educational and informational purposes and should not be perceived as a HealthTrust endorsement of any particular supplier, product, service, drug, brand or approach.