Transgender-patient care begins with sensitivity

06/24/2009 | ADVANCE for Nurses

People with gender-identity issues, including transgendered people, are a vulnerable population that many health care providers are not trained to care for. Sensitivity tips include asking patients about name and pronoun preferences, learning the current terminology used by the transgender community, assigning a private room and ensuring that the patient's rights and safety are protected.

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