LGBTIQ+ in Aged Care

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22m
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CPD22m of CPD
First Published
Updated23 May 2024
Expires 30 May 2025
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

This Ausmed Training Module looks at the importance of inclusive healthcare and the unique challenges LGBTIQ+ older people face, addressing historical discrimination and its lasting impact. You have the opportunity to make a difference and learn strategies to assist LGBTIQ+ people in overcoming these barriers. Learn more here!

Topics
  • LGBTIQ+ terminology and identities
  • Sex versus gender versus sexual orientation
  • Historical context and challenges faced
  • The Rainbow Tick standards
  • Practical scenarios
Learning Outcomes
  1. Define and differentiate key terms like sex, gender, sexual orientation and the LGBTIQ+ acronym.
  2. Recognise the unique challenges and experiences of older LGBTIQ+ individuals.
  3. Know how to respectfully care and advocate for the specific needs and preferences of LGBTIQ+ individuals in aged care settings.
Target Audience

All aged care providers, healthcare professionals and staff who work with older people.

Disclosure

No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used.

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Details
CPD time22m
First Published
Updated23 May 2024
Expires
30 May 2025
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
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Topics
Aged Care
Ageing
Communication
Community Nursing
Home Care
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