Caring for the LGBT Community
Providing culturally appropriate treatment is key to improving access to care and health outcomes in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender patients.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the demographics of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community.]
- Identify barriers to care faced by the LGBT community.
- Describe LGBT and gender identifying terminology.
- List communication strategies to improve culturally competent care of LGBT patients within dental practices.
This course was published in the August 2016 issue and expires August 31, 2019. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.