Expanding Pharmacy Proficiency in Transgender Care

Published by American College of Apothecaries and Texas Pharmacy Association


Activity Description:
Throughout pharmacy, there have been gaps identified in the sensitivity training and literature available to pharmacy caregivers. The first half of this presentation will first provide cultural awareness and sensitivity training to improve interactions with this diverse patient population. The second half will provide education on transgender drug therapies, associated risk factors and monitoring to best serve this patient population.

Pharmacist Objectives:
- Distinguish between sensitive and insensitive interactions with transgender patients
- Assess drug therapies unique to transgender patient populations
- Analyze risk factors and recommend monitoring associated with hormone replacement therapy in transgender patients
- Identify preventative care opportunities in the transgender population

Technician Objectives:
- Distinguish between sensitive and insensitive interactions with transgender patients

Accreditation Information:
This is a knowledge-based CE activity and is targeted to pharmacists and technicians.

ACPE logo The American College of Apothecaries (ACA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACA has accredited this program for 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing education credit for pharmacists and technicians: UAN: 0201-9999-20-057-H01-P and UAN: 0201-9999-20-057-H01-T.

If you are interested in earning credit for this program, please note that you will be asked to enter your NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth during the credit selection step of the registration process. If you have not yet registered your NABP e-Profile ID, please visit www.nabp.net.

Hazel Thompson, PharmD
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice - Concordia University School of Pharmacy
Hazel Thompson received her Pharm.D. (2018) from Butler University in Indianapolis, IN. She then completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Advocate Aurora Metro Inc. in Milwaukee, WI (2019). After residency, she joined the faculty at CUWSOP in the Department Pharmacy Practice. Hazel Thompson practices as an inpatient clinical pharmacist in a cardiology step-down unit at Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee, WI.

Originally Published

October 19, 2020

Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • Expanding Pharmacy Proficiency in Transgender Care - Video
  • Expanding Pharmacy Proficiency in Transgender Care - Paper

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