Using Patient Names and Pronouns

1.0 NAPNAP Contact Hour. This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. This continuing education activity rate is $10 for NAPNAP Members. For non-members, this continuing education activity rate is $20. 

This talk is an overview of gender and identity development, LGBTQ+ terminology, and practical recommendations for allyship. We will discuss how to support and respect adolescent patients presenting in the clinic setting.

This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) as an Agency providing continuing education credit. Individuals who complete this program will be awarded 1.0 NAPNAP contact hours, of which 0 is pharmacology content.

If you had attended 2022 virtual symposium and earned CE for this session, this course will be a duplicate.

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Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

Recognize current LGBTQ+ terminology and know how to ask relevant questions regarding their patient’s identities. 
Better understand the risk profiles of LGBTQ+ and harm reduction strategies of utilizing affirming name and pronouns. 
Attendees will know how to access up to date information for keeping competency regarding LGBTQ+ issues.

Course summary
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Jessica Robnett, PsyD

Dr. Jessica Robnett received her PsyD in clinical psychology from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology with practicum training at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and research experience through Emory University. She completed her internship at Miami Children's Hospital and postdoctoral fellowship at Primary Children's Hospital, specializing in pediatric psychology. After many years on faculty as an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine in the division of pediatric behavioral medicine she founded a nonprofit organization focused on providing mental health care to children in the community. She maintains staff privileges at Primary Children's Hospital and an adjunct position with the University of Utah. Dr. Robnett's research interests have included mental health in pediatric cystic fibrosis, integration of behavioral health services into subspecialty clinics, and optimizing transgender care for adolescents.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours


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