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gender affirming care online learning

Gender-Affirming Nutrition Care for Transgender and Gender Diverse Clients

This webinar will address key questions regarding the care of transgender or gender diverse clients.

Member Price $24.00

Nonmember Price $54.00

Details

This webinar was presented live on June 8, 2022. The CPE associated with this webinar expires on May 31, 2024.

Student pricing: $10.00

Nutrition professionals can be key players in the healthcare team of their transgender or gender diverse clients. This webinar addresses key questions including: What does gender-affirming communication look like for nutrition professionals? What nutrition-related clinical considerations result from medically transitioning? How can nutrition professionals address the sex-specific aspects of nutrition assessment?

This activity qualifies for the 1.0 ethics credit required by CDR.

CPEU: 1.0
CPE Level: 2

Performance Indicators:

  • 1.1.5 Integrates new knowledge and skills into practice.
  • 1.5.1 Builds rapport and trust within relationships while respecting professional boundaries.
  • 1.7.2 Recognizes the importance of diversity, orientation, social and cultural norms that may have an impact on individuals, groups and plans of care.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify attributes of gender-affirming communication.
  • List three nutrition-related considerations for transgender patients who are medically transitioning.
  • Apply clinical reasoning to sample cases illustrating challenges with sex-specific domains of nutrition assessment.

Speakers

Whitney Linsenmeyer PhD, RD, LD

Whitney Linsenmeyer, PhD, RD, LD (she/her) is an assistant professor of nutrition and DPD Director at Saint Louis University. She serves as a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics with expertise in transgender health and nutrition. Dr. Linsenmeyer's research and clinical practice center on advancing nutrition care for the transgender and gender diverse population. She is passionate about the role that food and nutrition can play in the lives of transgender individuals, as well as the role that nutrition professionals can play in the role of providing excellent healthcare for the transgender community.

Jen Waters MS, RDN, CNSC, LDN

Jennifer Waters (she/her) is a Dietetic Internship Director at Sodexo and a doctoral candidate in Health Sciences at Northern Illinois University. She is also an adjunct instructor at Benedictine University, University of Rhode Island and Central Washington University. Her dissertation research centers on dietitian readiness and training to care for transgender and gender diverse patients. In her previous role as a clinical nutrition manager, she served as a district diversity and inclusion ambassador, and was active on the LGBTQ alliance committee.

Release Date:: June 8, 2022

SKU WEBGANC608

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