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Ridgeview and the Ridgeview Continuing Medical Education Program are proud to present the Ridgeview Podcast: CME Series; a quality, portable and on-demand continuing medical education, that features a variety of exceptional physicians, providers and other staff from Ridgeview and it's affiliates. Hosts of the program are Fred DeMeuse, PA-C, Jason Hicks, PA-C, and Leah Radde, RN. Thanks for tuning-in, downloading and listening! 

 

DISCLOSURE ANNOUNCEMENT 

The information provided through this and all Ridgeview podcasts as well as any and all accompanying files, images, videos and documents is/are for CME/CE and other institutional learning and communication purposes only and is/are not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician, healthcare provider or other healthcare personnel relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition; and are property/rights of Ridgeview & Ridgeview Clinics.  Any re-reproduction of any of the materials presented would be infringement of copyright laws. 

It is Ridgeview's intent that any potential conflict should be identified openly so that the listeners may form their own judgments about the presentation with the full disclosure of the facts. It is not assumed any potential conflicts will have an adverse impact on these presentations. It remains for the audience to determine whether the speaker’s outside interest may reflect a possible bias, either the exposition or the conclusions presented.

Ridgeview's CME planning committee members and presenter(s) have disclosed they have no significant financial relationship with a pharmaceutical company and have disclosed that no conflict of interest exists with the presentation/educational event.

Oct 25, 2021

In this podcast, Dr. Haylee Veazey, an emergency medicine physician, internist, and medical director of the Adult Gender and Sexual Health Clinic with Hennepin Health Care (HCMC), provides insight into the world of gender medicine.

Enjoy the podcast!

Objectives:  
  Upon completion of this podcast, participants should be able to:

  • Review and choose appropriate and non-offensive terminology in regards to gender affirming healthcare.
  • Explain issues surrounding gender affirming care.
  • Assess pertinent medical concerns for patients on gender affirming treatments.
  • Identify ways to improve the experiences of transgender patients in the healthcare setting in order to reduce those delaying health care.

CME credit is only offered to Ridgeview Providers & Allied Health Staff for this podcast activity. Complete and submit the online evaluation form, after viewing the activity.  Upon successful completion of the evaluation, you will be e-mailed a certificate of completion within approximately 2 weeks. You may contact the accredited provider with questions regarding this program at  rmccredentialing@ridgeviewmedical.org.

To receive continuing education credit for this activity - click the link below, to complete the activity's evaluation.

CME Evaluation

(**If you are listening to the podcasts through iTunes on your laptop or desktop, it is not possible to link directly with the CME Evaluation for unclear reasons. We are trying to remedy this. You can, however, link to the survey through the Podcasts app on your Apple and other smart devices, as well as through Spotify, Stitcher and other podcast directory apps and on your computer browser at these websites. We apologize for the inconvenience.) 

DISCLOSURE ANNOUNCEMENT 

The information provided through this and all Ridgeview podcasts as well as any and all accompanying files, images, videos and documents is/are for CME/CE and other institutional learning and communication purposes only and is/are not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician, healthcare provider or other healthcare personnel relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition; and are property/rights of Ridgeview Medical Center & Clinics.  Any re-reproduction of any of the materials presented would be infringement of copyright laws. 

It is Ridgeview's intent that any potential conflict should be identified openly so that the listeners may form their own judgments about the presentation with the full disclosure of the facts. It is not assumed any potential conflicts will have an adverse impact on these presentations. It remains for the audience to determine whether the speaker’s outside interest may reflect a possible bias, either the exposition or the conclusions presented.

Ridgeview's CME planning committee members and presenter(s) have disclosed they have no significant financial relationship with a pharmaceutical company and have disclosed that no conflict of interest exists with the presentation/educational event.

Thank-you for listening to the podcast.

SHOW NOTES
*See the attachment for the full chapter summaries. 

Chapter 1: Definitions
- Getting on board with definitions
- Terminology and definitions:
       - Assigned sex                                      - Gender expression
       - Gender                                               - Gender dysphoria
       - Cis-gender/Transgender
- Risk factors

Chapter 2: Medical Gender Affirming Care
- Informed consent
- HRT masculinization: Testosterone
       - Hormone changes
       - Risks
- HRT Feminization: Estrogen, etc.
       - Hormone changes
       - Risks
       - Contraindications
       - Testosterone blocking agents
- Monitoring
- Resources and Guidelines

Chapter 3: Surgical Gender Affirming Healthcare
- Top surgery  or  Chest surgery
        - Masculinizing
        - Feminizing
- Bottom surgery
        - Feminizing (vaginoplasty, orchiectomy)
        - Masculinizing  (metoidioplasty, phalloplasty vaginectomy, hysterectomy,
           oophorectomy, or salpingectomy)

Chapter 4: The Trans Broken Arm Syndrome - Care of the LGBTQ Population
- Don't necessarily have to ask about all surgeries a patient has (or has not) had, especially if that assessment not indicated for the presentation.
- Important items for primary care (screenings, safe spaces)
- Being comfortable with non-gendered language 

* For links and resources - see attached "Show Notes".