Critical Conversations: Providing Care for LGBTQ Youth

Critical Conversations Three Part Series: Providing Care for LGBTQ Youth

The University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital has three upcoming support sessions for providers surrounding care for Transgender & LGBTQ Youth:


Tuesday, February 15, 2022 12:00pm– 1:00pm - Our Experiences Treating Transgender Youth at UnityPoint LGBTQ Clinic Wendi Harris, MD, FAAP

UnityPoint Health Pediatrics, UnityPoint LGBTQ Clinic

  1. Discuss the prevalence of transgender youth.

  2. Recognize how transgender youth present, and at what ages.

  3. Review the treatment recommendations for transgender youth <16 years of age.

1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

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Tuesday, February 22, 2022 12:00pm– 1:00pm - Medical Care of the Transgender Teen

Richard Robus, MD

UnityPoint Health Pediatrics, UnityPoint LGBTQ Clinic

  1. Define common LGBTQ+ terms.

  2. Identify the different types of gender affirmation.

  3. Explain medical management of female to male (FtM) transgender teens.

  4. Explain medical management of male to female (MtF) transgender teens.

1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

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Tuesday March 1, 2022 12:00pm– 1:00pm - Supporting Transgender & LGBTQ Youth

Jordan Mix, Director of Educational Programming, Iowa Safe Schools Patricia Eaton, University of Iowa, Child Health Specialty Clinics

  1. Review common terms relating to LGBTQ identities and experiences.

  2. Discuss the realities of being transgender using affirming language.

  3. Identify resources available through Iowa Safe Schools.

  4. Recognize challenges and resources from a parent’s journey with their transgender child.

1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

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Statement of Purpose

To provide education on common pediatric mental health conditions such as ADHD, depression and anxiety. We will

also offer education on the topic of COVID-19 and the impact on pediatric populations, including mental health.

This online training is available at no cost for primary care providers, nursing staff and other mental health professionals.

Continuing Education

Certificates: A certificate will be provided for all attendees who complete a post-conference evaluation. A link and instructions for accessing the evaluation and printing a certificate will provided during the webinar. Certificates will not be mailed.

CME Accreditation: The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: As of March 18, 2020, Iowa nurses may use certificates of participation in ACCME-accredited education

toward their CE requirement for licensure. Refer to “Certificates” above. Please review the Iowa Board of Nursing's website for more information.

IBON What CE Qualifies?

IBON Appropriate Subject Matter

HRSA Funding Statement

This training is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $445,000 with 20% financed with non-governmental sources. The content are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

For more information

Contact Kafi Dixon at or 319-356-3570

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