The Impact of Education on Healthcare Providers: Competent care of the LGBTQ patient

Randi Singer, Researcher, Widener University Human Sexuality Education and Dane Menkin, a Nurse Practitioner and PCP at the Mazzoni Center in Philadelphia Randi Singer, a researcher and Nurse-Midwife and Dane Menkin, a Nurse Practitioner and PCP at the Mazzoni Center in Philadelphia, PA have united forces to bring a combination of case studies, role plays, vignettes, and evidence based practice suggestions for healthcare providers caring for LGBTQ individuals. Singer and Menkin’s presentation will weave historical and statistical information demonstrating the need for change with videos and interactive role plays which will offer opportunities to simulate ways to navigate LGBTQ specific clinical experiences. Grounded in Singer’s research and Menkin’s hands on LGBTQ primary care experience, the two will offer insight into the need for change and provide answers to frequently asked questions by healthcare providers.