Gender Diversity Training for Primary Care Teams

GIRES has produced CPD accredited e-Learning to support Primary Care Teams providing care for gender diverse individuals.

Cultural competence is also addressed as this is an essential element in underpinning the successful care across a broad range of medical and social services for service users of all ages. The e-learning programme is designed for:

  • Health and social care providers including people working in care-homes, hospitals, schools and GP surgeries;
  • Medical professionals;
  • Non-clinical staff working in primary care
  • Educational professionals including school nurses; and
  • Gender diverse people and their families.

The training consists of two modules:

Module 1: Healthcare for gender diverse (transgender, non-binary, non-gender) adults. The Training includes definitions of key terms, an overview of treatment and the role of Primary Care with regard to referral pathways, ongoing treatment and monitoring in collaboration with specialised services.

Module 2:  Describes the care of gender diverse children and young people and gives an overview of the support and treatment provided to this group. Gender diversity may be experienced and expressed by young people of all ages, including pre-school children. The module also covers Primary Care responsibilities with regard to referral pathways, ongoing treatment and monitoring in collaboration with specialised services. Following a decision in the High Court on 1 December 2020, the provision of hormone blocking and gender affirming medication, as described in this resource, may have to be approved by a Court order.

Please note, that if you use the Open Access Session, your progress and completion of sessions will not be recorded and you will not be able to generate a record of completion.

If you require evidence of learning and to acquire CPD points, please register and pay £10 to access the training. You will then be sent a log in to access the training.