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MC3 Recorded Education Series: Clinical Considerations in Providing Mental Health Care to Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Youth

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Step Status
Educational Materials
Release Date: Sat, 1/1/22
Termination Date: Sat, 9/30/23
Credits: 0.5
Educational Objectives: At the end of this activity, participant should be able to:
  1. Participants will understand current language and definitions around gender and youth identity.
  2. Learners will understand risk factors particular to transgender and gender-nonconforming youth.
  3. Participants will gain knowledge about treatment considerations and barriers to care for transgender and gender-nonconforming youth and be able to use this knowledge to improve patient care and outcomes.
Target Audience: This activity is appropriate for House Officers, Medical Students, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Physicians in the fields of Adolescent Medicine, Family Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, Primary Care, Psychiatry.
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 0.50 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: September 2020
Termination Date: September 2023

Additional Info: Bibliographic Resources

Institute of Medicine: The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People: Building a Foundation for Better Understanding. Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health Issues and Research Gaps and Opportunities. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2011.

De Vries ALC, McGuire JK et al. Young adult psychological outcome after puberty suppression and gender reassignment. Pediatrics. 2014;134:696-704.

Lowry R et al. Nonconforming gender expression and associated mental distress and substance use among high school students. JAMA Pediatr2018 September. Doi:10.001/jamapediatrics.2018.2140

Toomey RB, SyvertsenAK, ShramkoM. Transgender adolescent suicide behavior. Pediatrics 142(4):e20174218

Credits available:

AMA PRA Category 1: 0.50
Participation: 0.50