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MC3 Recorded Education Series: Caring for Transgender and Gender Questioning Youth: Medical and Behavioral Health Considerations

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Step Status
Educational Materials
Release Date: Sat, 1/1/22
Termination Date: Sat, 9/30/23
Credits: 1.5
Educational Objectives: At the end of this activity, participant should be able to:
  1. Participants will become familiar with the diagnosis of gender dysphoria and the rationale for medical and non-medical interventions.
  2. Participants will review and be able to implement medical management options for transgender youth, including pubertal suppression and hormones.
  3. Participants will understand the unique health disparities among youth who identify with a gender that differs from their sex, and ways of mitigating risk.
Target Audience: This activity is appropriate for Administrators, House Officers, Medical Students, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Other Healthcare Professionals, Physician Assistants, Physicians, Social Workers in the fields of Adolescent Medicine, Family Medicine, General Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Primary Care, Social Work.
Accreditation and Credit Designation:

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Michigan Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Original Release Date: November 2020
Termination Date:November 2023

Additional Info: Bibliographic Resources

Reisner S. et al. (2016) Psychiatric Diagnoses and Comorbidities in a Diverse, Multicity Cohort of Young Transgender Women. JAMA Pediatr. 2016;170(5):481–486

Olson, J., et al. (2015). Baseline Physiologic and Psychosocial Characteristics of Transgender Youth Seeking Care for Gender Dysphoria. J Adolescent Health. 57(4):374–380

Garofalo, R., et al. (2006). Overlooked, Misunderstood and At-risk: Exploring the Lives and HIV Risk of Ethnic Minority Male-to-Female Transgender Youth. J Adolescent Health. 38(3):230–236

Coleman E, et al. (2012) Standards of Care for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender, and Gender-Nonconforming People, v7. International Journal of Transgenderism. 13(4):165–232

Hembree W., et al. (2009) Endocrine Treatment of Transsexual Persons: an Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline. J Clinical Endocrino and Metab. 99(12):4379-4389

Rosenthal, S. (2014) Approach to the Patient: Transgender Youth. J. Clinical Endocrinol Metab. 99(12):4379-4389

Credits available:

AMA PRA Category 1: 1.50
Participation: 1.50