Gender-affirming Surgery: Culturally Competent Care for the Transgender Patient in the Primary Care Setting

Comprehensive guide for PAs in the primary care setting caring for the transgender community. This presentation will focus on patients who have undergone gender-affirming surgery and special considerations when providing, culturally competent, comprehensive, patient-centered care.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Provide culturally competent and diverse care
  • Recognize surgical procedures specific to the transgender population
  • Identify the necessary tests and preventative care patients need during or after surgical transition