|Gender diverse patients face significant barriers to receiving adequate healthcare. The aim of this project is to increase participant knowledge and self-efficacy regarding best-practice care for gender diverse youth in order to improve the healthcare experiences of gender diverse youth and improve access to gender-affirming care. |
Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) platform – A tele-mentoring program designed to create communities of learners by bringing together healthcare providers and experts in topical areas using didactic and case‐based presentations. Learn more at https://hsc.unm.edu/echo/
Target audience for this ECHO – Any healthcare providers (medical, mental health, nursing, clinic support, etc) in the WWAMI region who are interested in learning more about gender-affirming care, or who are currently providing gender-affirming care.
Details – 1 hour monthly virtual sessions (Zoom) for 6 months, March through August 2022 – 2nd Wednesday of most months from 12p-1p Pacific: March 23 (4th Weds), April 13, May 11, June 8, July 13, August 10 – Each session includes a 15-min didactic and 45-minute case discussion – Curriculum for didactics includes: affirming clinical environment, supporting families and schools, mental health, social transition – After this course is complete, we are planning to follow this with another ECHO focusing on medical aspects of gender care (puberty blockers, gender-affirming hormones, surgery)
Continuing medical education – Category I CME credits available – Quality Improvement MOC (Part 4) Points available
Registration – Registration is free – Please complete this form to register: https://redcap.seattlechildrens.org/surveys/?s=T4ARTXWLLTKTE4XN – Contact Julia.Crouch@seattlechildrens.org with any questions