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Primary Care for Trans and Gender-Diverse Clients: Hormones and Preventative Care

Primary Care for Trans and Gender-Diverse Clients: Hormones and Preventative Care

When: January 31, 2018
Time: 09:00 AM
Where: 2030 Bristol Circle



This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 5Mainpro+ credits.



Allison Lou - MD, CCFP, Lecturer University of Toronto. Family Physician at Sherbourne Health Centre LGBTQ Team

Jordan Zaitzow - MSW, Training Coordinator for Trans Health Connection, experienced workshop facilitator and trans health educator


We will be sharing information on:

  • Providing holistic, community-based primary care services to trans patients
  • Initiating hormone therapy for trans patients, including specifics on pre-hormone supports, medication doses, and monitoring
  • Disease prevention / screening guidelines for trans and gender-diverse patients
  • Reviewing new provincial trans health protocols: shifting the lens on trans care, and integration into "sensible practice" and informed consent
  • Available community resources and when / who to refer to for help in managing trans patients' care
  • Building a locally-relevant, integrated health system for gender diverse communities


For more information about additional training opportunities please visit the Trans Health Connection Website at https://www.rainbowhealthontario.ca/trans-health-connection, orcontact Jordan Zaitzow, Trans Health Connection Coordinator at jzaitzow@rainbowhealthontario.ca, 416 324-4100 x5325.

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