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
- 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
Subject Matter Experts
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.
July 1, 2022
July 1, 2025