JHL 35(2) Affirming Language Use When Providing Care for and Writing About Childbearing Families Who Identify as LGBTQI+

Independent Study Module for International Board Certified Lactation Consultants®

Title: Affirming Language Use When Providing Care for and Writing About Childbearing Families Who Identify as LGBTQI+

Author(s): Laura J. Duckett, BSN, MS, PhD, MPH, RN, Maria Ruud, BSN, MS, DNP, APRN, WHNP-C

Source: Journal of Human Lactation 35(2) 2019

After completing this study module, the learner will be able to:

1. Explain the importance of affirming language use when providing health care for and writing about childbearing families who identify as LGBTQI+.

2. List three issues to consider when providing health care to childbearing families who identify as LGBTQI+.

3. Describe appropriate language use in interpersonal communications with how to choose fitting language for each LGBTQI+ family member.

You will have two attempts to achieve a passing score of 70% on this module.

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Disclosures: ILCA accepts no commercial support for continuing education activities. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to declare.

The author(s) declared no potential conflicts of interest with respect to the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article.

CERPs: ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). (CLT-108-7).

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