End-of-Life Healthcare Considerations for LGBTQ+ Individuals



This course will focus on unique healthcare considerations of LGBTQ+ individuals at the end of life and suggestions for adjustments to clinical practice to meet their needs. Participants will learn about the LGBTQ+ acronym and the differences among sex, gender, and gender course. Participants will also review healthcare disparities for LGBTQ+ adults and how their clinical practice can be adapted to meet the needs of these patients and be more inclusive. This course will also address how to make your hospice a safe place for LGBTQ+ people to be their authentic selves as they travel their unique end-of-life journey. Sign up now!




Nurse, Physician, Certificate of Participation for Non-physician Healthcare Professionals

2.00 hours

Learning Outcomes
  • Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity at End of Life
  • Equitable and Inclusive Hospice Care for Sexual and Gender Minorities: A Quality Imperative


Subject Matter Experts
Michael Kammer, MDiv, LSW | Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton
Ruth Thomson, DO, MBA, HMDC, FAAHPM, FACOI | Four Seasons
Khannah Wetmore, LSW, ACHP-SW, MSSA | Hospice of the Western Reserve


Sarah Bal, CAE | NHPCO



None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.



CE/CME Credit Hours


Nurse: NHPCO is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

NHPCO designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.00 contact hours. Nurses should only claim the contact hours commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician: NHPCO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

NHPCO designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Certificate of Participation for Non-physician Healthcare Professionals: For participants* whose disciplines are other than nurse and physician, you may request a Certificate of Participation for Non-physician Healthcare Professionals to submit to your accrediting bodies/licensing boards for continuing education credit. This certificate will indicate the sessions attended that were certified for physician credit (AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM). It is the responsibility of participants to submit the certificates to their accrediting bodies/licensing boards for approval. Unfortunately, NHPCO cannot guarantee its acceptance. To receive this certificate, you must complete all CE/CME requirements and indicate your desire to receive this certificate on the evaluation form.

*including bereavement professionals, counselors, physician assistants, quality professionals, social workers, spiritual care givers, etc.


Nurse 2.00 Contact Hours

Physician 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™





In order to complete this online activity and obtain CE/CME credit, participants must view the course in its entirety, correctly answer all case studies and quiz/test questions (as appropriate) and complete the evaluation. You will have 90 days to access this course from the date of purchase.




Member Price

Non-Member Price


Additional Info

Release Date
July 1, 2022


Expiration Date
July 1, 2025