12 p.m. to 1 p.m. | August 28, 2020 | 1 Contact Hour
In part 2, the presenter will provide practical education and knowledge about working with Transgender and Gender Expansive adults. The role of medical providers working with this population will be reviewed with a focus on gender affirming medical treatment. You may register twice to participate in the full tw0-part series or sign-up twice to take the program of your choice.
Participants in this webinar will be able to:
- Discuss the physical effects of gender affirming hormone treatment.
- Describe the risks and benefits of estrogen and testosterone.
- Discuss the informed consent shared with patients when these medications are prescribed.
- Identify the steps needed to appropriately refer a patient for gender affirming medical treatment, to include hormones and/ or surgery.
Some knowledge of gender affirming language and of Transgender and Gender Expansive individuals is required. Prior to this webinar, you may enroll in the CCSME online course: Trans and Gender Expansive Adults – Foundations for Behavioral Healthcare and Medical Treatment (1 contact hour)
About the Presenter
Sara J. Hayes, FNP (Pronouns: she, her, hers) Sara Hayes is a family nurse practitioner who has been working in various family planning clinics in Maine for over forty years. Her motto (that she is pretty sure she coined) is “there is a fine line between a rut and a groove.” She generally feels like she is still in her groove. Read more
A completed evaluation is required to receive a certificate of contact hours for the following:
1 Continuing nursing education credit. The Co-Occurring Collaborative Serving Maine is an Approved Provider of continuing nursing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
1 Category I contact hour for Psychologists are provided. CCSME is a pre-approved sponsor and provider of Professional Education Activities for Psychologists.
1 contact hour for CHES. CCSME is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.
Certificate of attendance for 1 contact hour for social workers, licensed clinical professional counselors, and other professionals.
1 contact hour pending approval by the Maine Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors.