A Transgender Learning Gap in the Emergency Room (Gap in medical education…
A Transgender Learning Gap in the Emergency Room
Emergencies: very fast+stressful
Gap in medical education
Optimal health care for transgender patients
Increased gap : emergency rooms
Meet patient for first time
no historical background
Less likely have health insurance
More likely living in poverty
Patients registered: wrong gender
Surprised staff members
How to call: he/she/they?
Waiting rooms by genders?
Lack of education
Patient teach doctor!
Can cost lives
1/3 T. avoid healthcare
Fear of discrimination
2014: new program including LGBT
Each student: all aspects of PATIENT care
National LGBT Health Education : web learning modules