Medication Transition for Transgender Youth

Track: 30 Minute Podium

Session Number: 304A
Date: Fri, Apr 6th, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Description:

Cavanaugh T. Cross-Sex Hormone Therapy. Proceedings of the 1st Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health Conference; 2015 Oct 2-3; Boston, MA. The Fenway Institute: 2016.
Spack, N. (2015) The changing RX of transgender adolescents: Impact of GnRHa pubertal blockade and implications for young adults and adults. National LGBT Health Education Center. The Fenway Institute.
Tishelman, A., Kaufman, R., Mandel, F., Shumer, D., Edwards-Leeper, L., & Spack, N. (2015). Serving transgender youth: Challenges, dilemmas, and clinical examples. Professional Psychology: Research & Practice, 46(1), 37-45
WPATH (2011). Standards of care for the health of transsexual, transgender, and gender non-conforming people. 7th version. www.wpath.org
Gates, G & Williams Institute (2011). How many people are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender? Retrieved from http://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/wp-content/uploads/Gates-How-Many-People-LGBT-Apr-2011.pdf
Endocrine Society. (2013) Endocrine treatment of transsexual persons: An Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline.
Session Type: Clinical Practice

Session Description: Transgender patients are becoming more common in the primary care setting. With the increased number of youth seeking treatment for gender identity issues, pediatric nurses must understand all care options for these patients.
Primary Presenter Bio: Stacee Bertolla is a senior instructor at the University of South Alabama. She received her BSN and MSN from USA located in Mobile, Alabama. Mrs. Bertolla has specialized in the care of children for 24 years. She teaches both undergraduate and graduate nurses, and continues to work in the emergency department at USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital.
Primary Presenter Institution: University of South Alabama
Presenter 2 Institution: University of South Alabama
Presenter 2 Bio: Dr. Katie Erdlitz received a BSN and MSN from the University of South Alabama and the DNP from Troy University. She currently works as a nurse practitioner at Fairhope Pediatrics and faculty at the University of South Alabama's College of Nursing. Her background includes multiple aspects of pediatric healthcare which include but not limited to obesity, gender identity disorder, effects of postpartum depression on maternal and infant bonding, and adolescent health.
Session Type: Clinical Practice

Session Description: Transgender patients are becoming more common in the primary care setting. With the increased number of youth seeking treatment for gender identity issues, pediatric nurses must understand all care options for these patients.
Primary Presenter Bio: Stacee Bertolla is a senior instructor at the University of South Alabama. She received her BSN and MSN from USA located in Mobile, Alabama. Mrs. Bertolla has specialized in the care of children for 24 years. She teaches both undergraduate and graduate nurses, and continues to work in the emergency department at USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital.
Primary Presenter Institution: University of South Alabama
Presenter 2 Institution: University of South Alabama
Presenter 2 Bio: Dr. Katie Erdlitz received a BSN and MSN from the University of South Alabama and the DNP from Troy University. She currently works as a nurse practitioner at Fairhope Pediatrics and faculty at the University of South Alabama's College of Nursing. Her background includes multiple aspects of pediatric healthcare which include but not limited to obesity, gender identity disorder, effects of postpartum depression on maternal and infant bonding, and adolescent health.