The Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, and Transgender (LBGT) elderly community faces barriers and inequalities when accessing health care. With increased awareness and education, advanced practice nurses across all settings have opportunities to positively impact health and provide culturally competent care for this community. This session addresses the unique needs of this population.
Contact hours available until 9/21/2015.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Speakers have no disclosures to declare.
Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and GAPNA.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5387.
Discuss current research concerning LGBT older adults.
Identify three health disparities reported in the literature regarding older LGBT adults.
Evaluate individual and organizational practice patterns which may improve health care for older LGBT adults.
Provide a resource list for advance practice nurses caring for LGBT elders.