Teaching Pediatric Transgender Care

Vance SR, Lasofsky B, Ozer E, Buckelew SM. Teaching paediatric transgender care. Clin Teach. 2018 Mar 24.

The Research Network supported publication of a paper about modalities for clinician training in pediatric transgender care. The team aimed to evaluate the effect of online modules – as stand-alone training – on pediatric transgender-related self-perceived knowledge, objective knowledge, and clinical self-efficacy of learners.

Comparing pre- and post-module scores, the overall objective knowledge scores increased from 22 to 56% (p < 0.001), self-perceived knowledge scores increased from 1.8 to 3.8 (p < 0.001) and self-efficacy scores increased from 3.5 to 7.0 (p < 0.001). This study suggests that e-learning was an effective stand-alone intervention to enhance transgender-related knowledge and self-efficacy in interdisciplinary learners.

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