Relias Learning, LLC is recognized as an approved provider of continuing competency courses by the Physical Therapy Board of California. This course is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791
Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.
Relias, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education by the California Department of Public Health, Provider # NAC7001.
The certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of four (4) years after the course is completed.
This learning activity meets the definition of *** ONLINE *** CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
This educational offering is approved by the California Nursing Home Administrator Program (NHAP) as a Patient Care/Aging ("P" credit) course. Provider # CEP 1701; Course Approval # 1701001-7899/P. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
Caring for LGBT Residents in California Nursing Facilities
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: The LGBT Population
What Does LGBT Mean?
Terms to Avoid
Sex and Gender
Crossdresser and Drag Kings/Queens
Gender Affirming Surgery
Section 3: Influences on the LGBT Population
Unruh Civil Rights Act
Section 4: Special Concerns for Older Adults
Social Invisibility and Life Course
Long Term Care Facilities
The Residents' Bill of Rights
California State Bill 219
Protecting Health Information
Examination and Direct Care
Create Visible Support
Section 5: Conclusion
Mary Sue Green earned her Ph.D. in human development and family studies from Iowa State University. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Supervisor. She works full-time as a substance abuse counselor for Helen Farabee Centers, is the owner of Room to Grow: Therapy, Supervision, Consultation, PLLC, and teaches as an adjunct professor for Capella University’s Marriage and Family Counseling and Therapy program. She has received grant funding and published articles in peer-reviewed journals on diversity issues, mentoring, therapist self-awareness, sexuality, and infidelity. She has presented at state and national conferences on ethics, substance abuse, sexual orientation and gender identity, supervision, and working with same-sex couples. Disclosure: Mary Sue Green, Ph.D., LMFT-S has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Expert Reviewer: Angie Magaña
Angie Magaña is a Nurse Practitioner at the Los Angeles LGBT Center, she is a provider of whole person health and wellness with specialization in both Endocrinology and Gynecology. Angie is the manager of the Audre Lorde Health Program for lesbian and bisexual women, and is the lead clinician in the Transgender Health Program. She is committed to creating and delivering compassionate, patient centered health care utilizing a holistic approach and multiple modalities. Angie's work at the Center ensures this vulnerable population is provided culturally competent, quality healthcare. Angie is also a certified nurse midwife and began her career in medicine working with birthing mothers. Successfully helping reacquaint women with their natural capacity to give birth without fear contributed to the development of her underlying practice philosophy of empowerment through education and engagement. Angie earned her Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Science from California State University Long Beach in 2007, and then her Master's Degree in Nursing Science from California State University, Fullerton in 2012. Disclosure: Angie Magaña has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Staff Writer: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN
Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN worked as a critical care nurse in an Intensive Care Unit of a community hospital and that experience provided significant training in caring for older adults. Her experience and knowledge led her to nursing education where she taught at a community college as she received her Master's in Nurse Education at Western Carolina University. As a nursing instructor, she spent time in many types of care settings including medical-surgical inpatient and community living centers. Her passion for education and training has most recently led her to a position as Subject Matter Expert and Content Writer for Relias. She is currently developing her medical writing skills through the University of California San Diego's medical writing program. Disclosure: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.