Online Education | Women's Health Drug Therapy 2016 - Caring for Transgender Youth

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Caring for Transgender Youth

Course Description

This presentation educates listeners on the prevalence of transgender youth, discusses initial steps to take when caring for transgender youth and outlines treatment options for pre-pubertal and adolescent patients who are ready to transition. 


David Breland, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine, Seattle Children’s, Seattle

Comments from lecture attendees:

"This was an amazing talk with lots of new information for me."

"We are seeing more transgender youth and young adults in our practice. This is not my area of expertise, but I felt this lecture was very helpful with perspectives, where to get information and the first visit, entry-level content."

Target Audience

For women’s health nurse practitioners, family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals. 

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After taking this module, you will be better able to:

  1. Describe the prevalence of transgender youth.
  2. Advocate for transgender youth as they transition.
  3. Construct medical treatment options for transgender youth.

Additional Information

Audio and Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.10 Contact hours
  • 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Available Credit

  • 1.10 Contact hours
  • 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level


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