Transgender Patient Care Certificate Program

Train health care providers and staff on how to provide the highest quality care from a dignity first approach for transgender, gender-nonconforming, gender-queer and inter-sex patients.  This three-hour course covers the eight-unit Dignity model through a didactic approach and lecture.

Course Objectives

  • Define, describe and recognize basic concepts for identifying and understanding gender identity and gender dysphoria in patients.
  • Illustrate the importance of being inclusive of gender identity with medical paperwork.
  • Illustrate the importance of terminology and definitions to provide care for the transgender population.
  • Differentiate the various stages of transition for transgender people.
  • Identify the role health care providers play in care delivery for this patient group.

Who Should Attend:

  • Chief Nursing Officers
  • Clinical Operations Executives
  • Case Management
  • HR Executives
  • Quality and Patient Safety Directors
  • RNs, LVNs, CNAs
  • Skilled Nursing care providers

Registration Fee:


  • $195/Hospital Council Member
  • $225/Non-Acute Stakeholder
  • Class size limited; 3 BRN CEUs provided CEP#14560


Contact Sherita Rogers, Education Specialist, at or (213) 538-0770.