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Creating a Welcoming Environment for LGBTQ Individuals
Date of CE Release: October 1, 2019

Date of CE Expiration: October 1, 2022

Location: Online


Acknowledgement of Financial Commercial Support

No financial commercial support was received for this educational activity.

Acknowledgement of In-Kind Commercial Support

No in-kind commercial support was received for this educational activity.


Satisfactory Completion 

Learners must listen to each self-directed audio recording while following along with the visual slides/read the articles and complete an evaluation form to receive a certificate of completion. You must participate in the entire activity as partial credit is not available.  

If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed below, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your licensing/certification requirement.  


Physicians / Nurses

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Quality Interactions.  Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statement – Amedco LLC designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for physicians and 1.0 contact hours for nurses. Learners should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

ACCME / AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM carry reciprocity with EACCME member countries and most international licensing bodies for physicians, with some exceptions. Physicians should check with their country/board for eligibility.


Case Managers

This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide          continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for 1.0                             CE contact hour(s).



Objectives - After attending this program you should be able to:

  1. Integrate appropriate LGBTQ community-specific terminology in a respectful way.
  2. Explain the laws governing LGBTQ individual rights and how they impact interactions within the healthcare environment.
  3. Distinguish healthcare issues specific to LGBTQ individuals.
  4. Implement strategies for creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for LGBTQ individuals to improve their experience of care and outcomes.


Disclosure of Conflict of Interest

The following table of disclosure information is provided to learners and contains the relevant financial relationships that each individual in a position to control the content disclosed to Amedco.  All of these relationships were treated as a conflict of interest, and have been resolved.  (C7 SCS 6.1-­‐6.2, 6.5)


All individuals in a position to control the content of CE are listed below.


First Name             Last Name                             Commercial Interest:Relationship

Megan                    Bedford                                  Nothing to Disclose

Joseph                    Betancourt, MD                   Nothing to Disclose

Alex                        Green, MD                            Nothing to Disclose        


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