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Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Ethnicity in Communication | Health and Physical Education | Health Communication | Higher Education and Teaching | Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies | Nursing


The objective of this presentation is to help faculty learn how to effectively teach students about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) health, health promotion, and health care disparities. Learning outcomes for this session include how to utilize specific tools, strategies, and resources for incorporating essential LGBT content into undergraduate and graduate nursing programs.

  • LEARNING OUTCOME 1: Describe ways to incorporate LGBT content into nursing curricula and discuss the importance of this inclusion;
  • LEARNING OUTCOME 2: Identify resources appropriate for nursing students that may be integrated into nursing curricula;
  • LEARNING OUTCOME 3: Identify specific health disparities that are applicable to the LGBT community.


This presentation was given at the 27th Annual Nurse Educators Conference in the Rockies in Breckenridge, Colorado.

See the Additional Files below for an accompanying handout.

SmithFitzwaterNECHandout2017.pdf (558 kB)
Handout for Incorporating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Health Concepts Into Nursing Curricula: What Nursing Faculty Should Know



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