Understanding the T in LGBT: A Role for Clinicians
Module 7 in Fenway Health’s Learning Modules on LGBT Health familiarizes clinicians with the basic health needs of transgender individuals. Included in Understanding the T in LGBT: A Role for Clinicians are explanations of the various meanings of the term “transgender”; descriptions of some of the clinical issues found in transgender populations; and tips for improving the clinical environment for transgender patients.
Handouts (PDF format):
- Handout 7-A Readings and Resources
- Handout 7-B References
- Handout 7-C Glossary of Gender and Transgender Terms
Recommended companion textbook: The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health
The Learning Modules on LGBT Health were created to help facilitate the teaching of LGBT health topics to health care professionals and students. You can download the modules from this website and use them in your courses, trainings, workshops, or for self-directed learning.