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Online Course

Transgender Medicine for General Medical Providers

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai via Coursera

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Found in Health Care
  • Provider Coursera
  • Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session In progress
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Effort 5 hours a week
  • Duration 8 weeks long
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Overview

The course is a comprehensive set of didactic lectures surveying fundamentals of transgender medical and surgical treatment. The material is meant to provide the student with core knowledge that is essential for current primary care providers caring for transgender patients.

There are 10 modules led by the expert clinical faculty from the pioneering Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery, located within the Mount Sinai Health System and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.

The course begins with an introduction to frame the sea change that has taken place in the current medical practice of transgender health care. Subsequent modules allow individuals to learn key elements necessary to provide quality transgender medical care. As a whole, the modules provide an opportunity to develop a knowledgeable approach to behavioral health, primary care, hormone therapy, and the surgical options.

Module 1: Introduction - Joshua D Safer
Module 2: Making the Determination - Hansel Arroyo
Module 3: Primary Care for Transgender Women - Zil Goldstein
Module 4: Primary Care for Transgender Men - Zil Goldstein
Module 5: What are the Essential Strategies to Transgender Hormone Therapy? - Joshua D Safer
Module 6: Initiation and Maintenance of Hormones for the Trans Masculine Patient - Joshua D Safer
Module 7: Initiation and Maintenance of Hormones for the Trans Feminine Patient -Joshua D Safer
Module 8: Transgender Surgery: Chest & Face - Bella K Avanessian
Module 9: Transmasculine Genital Surgery - Bella K Avanessian
Module 10: Transfeminine Genital Surgery - Bella K Avanessian

Syllabus

Module 1: Introduction & Why has the Establishment Approach to Transgender Medical Care Changed?

Module 2: Making the Determination

Module 3: Primary Care for Transgender Women

Module 4: Primary Care for Transgender Men

Module 5: What are the Essential Strategies to Transgender Hormone Therapy?

Module 6: Initiation and Maintenance of Hormones for the Trans Masculine Patient

Module 7: Initiation and Maintenance of Hormones for the Trans Feminine Patient

Module 8: Transgender Surgery: Chest & Face

Module 9: Transmasculine Genital Surgery

Module 10: Transfeminine Genital Surgery

Taught by

Joshua D Safer, MD

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