Many dental professionals have recently encountered their first Transgender patients in their practices. 


Why is this just popping up now and how do we handle it? What do we say to show support and respect?


If you are interested in learning more about the transgender population, this is the course for you!


This course will cover important topics including the history, terminology, appropriate language use, and tips for inclusivity for transgender children and adults. 

Learn to provide a safe and comfortable space for transgender patients as Dr. Laura Mach shares her valuable insight throughout the course.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

At the end of the course, YOU will have learned:

  • A brief history context for the existence of gender colorful species in nature.

  • Examples of non-Western gender diversity and an explanation of why we haven't seen it much until recently in Western culture

  • Appropriate ways to show respect using language during patient care

  • Tips for showing inclusivity in private practice using protocol such as forms and non verbal cues that your practice is a safe space for all people regardless of sexual or gender orientation.

WHO IS THIS FOR?

This course is for you if you want to

  • Increase your knowledge about the transgender community

  • Understand dental implications related to the transgender patient

  • Learn to create a safe & accepting environment for the transgender patient

Help Dentistry Be Better.

Patient's know who they are comfortable and safe with. Gain the knowledge to help you & your practice be a safe & comfortable space!

$29 for 1.5 CEUs

Instructor(s)

  • Dr. Laura Mach, DDS

    Dr. Laura Mach, DDS

    Dr. Laura Mach is a general dentist with a private practice in Marion, Iowa. She is also a certified Life Coach and helps dentists live a more intentional life by teaching them to utilize their thoughts for results they seek to achieve. She coaches dentists with leadership, relationships, and the stresses related to clinical outcomes. She also coaches dentists to improve their career satisfaction by helping them see what obstacles are preventing them from having their best life. Dr. Mach launched a podcast last year called “Feeling Better, a Podcast for Dentists” where she discusses thoughts, feelings, and dentisting. She has also written several articles on the subject. She has developed a keynote speech called “My Dental Happiness Experiment” that describes what happened in her own practice when she chose to be deliberate with her mood for better leadership, and how other dentists can change what they are getting at work by doing the same thing.

What Else Do I Need To Know About This Course?

  • It's online. Access from your phone or computer.

  • Always open. Enroll anytime!

  • 1.5 CEUs awarded.

  • Access the course for 180 days unlimited.

  • Fulfill your ethics course CE need!