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Insert Lab Values Here: Meeting the Needs of Transgender Patients in the Clinical Laboratory

From the 2018 ASCLS Annual Meeting (August 1, 2018 @ 4:30pm)
Presented by Dina Greene, PhD
This session will provide the background healthcare professionals need to better understand what it means to be transgender and how their medical experiences can differ from cisgender individuals. The material will be specifically catered to laboratory professionals using case studies.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES


At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:
1. Illustrate the differences between gender and sex.
2. Give an example of healthcare discrimination towards transgender individuals.
3. Describe the barriers involved in providing adequate laboratory medicine to the transgender population.

CE ACCREDITATION

This recorded presentation is P.A.C.E. ® accredited. The instruction level for this activity is Intermediate. One (1) P.A.C.E. ® contact hour and one and one (1) Florida credit hour in the area General/Interdisciplinary will be awarded to participants. ASCLS P.A.C.E.® is accepted by the ASCP/ASCLS/AGT Board of Certification and all states, including Florida and California, as an approved provider of continuing education for recertification and licensure. ASCLS is an approved provider with CE Broker for Florida licensees.

LEVEL OF INSTRUCTION

This intermediate-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.