Stanford University
Health Across the Gender Spectrum
Stanford University

Health Across the Gender Spectrum

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Maya Adam, MD

Instructor: Maya Adam, MD

4.8

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
8 hours to complete
3 weeks at 2 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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11 quizzes

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There are 3 modules in this course

In module one, we will begin to hear some of the real-life experiences of transgender children, their friends and families. We will gain a better understanding of terms like: gender identity, sex assigned at birth and sexual orientation as well as understanding how these characteristics differ from one another. By the end of this module, learners be more familiar with what it means to be transgender and what it means to have a non-binary gender identity.

What's included

6 videos3 quizzes1 discussion prompt

In this module, we will explore some of the gender affirming management options available to support the health of transgender children across their lifespan, including the potential benefits of delaying puberty in transgender adolescents. We will examine the medical classification of transgender and take a closer look at how the diagnosis has changed over time as well as the arguments for and against the need for a medical diagnosis.

What's included

6 videos4 quizzes3 discussion prompts

In this module, we will explore some of the concrete steps that healthcare providers, teachers and parents can take to make their clinics, schools and homes more gender inclusive. We will discuss the importance of making basic facilities such as restrooms accessible to all children and we will explore the adverse consequences that can occur when children do not feel safe using public restrooms. We will also discuss the negative health outcomes associated with lack of familial and societal support for the transgender child.

What's included

7 videos4 quizzes3 discussion prompts

Instructor

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4.8 (513 ratings)
Maya Adam, MD
Stanford University
8 Courses1,433,277 learners

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