Gender Affirming Primary Care Course (free)

Designed in partnership by the University of British Columbia (BC) and Trans Care BC this is a short online continuing medical education course designed for primary care providers in BC. The course provides patient hand-outs and resources.

This course is online, free, and grants 1.5 Mainpro-M1 credits.

Course objectives:

  • Effectively utilize common terminology when discussing gender with patients;
  • Identify common health disparities/challenges faced by transgender patients and their implications for care;
  • Define the gender-affirming framework and how it applies to provision of primary care;
  • Take an effective patient history using appropriate language;
  • Describe the role of the primary care provider in the care of transgender patients;
  • Utilize resources and connect transgender and gender diverse patients to appropriate supports.

Course link.