Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy: A Pharmacist's Guide

Saturday, February 4, 4:00-5:00 PM

Accredited for Pharmacists


Transgender individuals are more likely to receive unequal care and are less likely in general to seek care or preventative services. Pharmacists must be ready to educate and care for transgender and gender non-conforming patients as they seek hormone affirmation. This session will offer a better understanding of medications that assist gender affirming hormone therapy and the role of pharmacists on healthcare teams caring for these patients.

Learning Objectives - Pharmacists
Upon successful completion of this application-based CPE activity, participants should be able to:

  1. List terminology associated with the care of transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) patients.
  2. Differentiate between medical, social, and legal gender affirmation.
  3. Discuss pharmacotherapy treatment options used as hormone therapy for TGNC patients.
  4. Explain the physiological effects of hormone therapy and the corresponding educational needs of TGNC patients.
  5. Develop a patient-centric approach for monitoring the appropriateness of therapy in TGNC patients while ensuring interprofessional collaboration with other providers to optimize outcomes.

0.1 CEU/1 hr
UAN: 0107-0000-23-048-L01-P

Anisa Hansen, PharmD
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

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