#PTVotes2018: Transgender Identity: Impact on Our Patients with Chris Condran

Transgender Identity: Impact on Our Patients

Guest: Chris Condran, PT, DPT, DAC, MBA-HCM, MS, EP-C, CCS

This is part of our Facebook Live series for the #PTVotes2018 Campaign. This series will promote engaging in our most basic form of advocacy (voting) and educate on the various issues that voters may face during the 2018 elections.


Show note: (Coming Soon)


PT Proud is an LGBTQ+ advocacy group represented by the Health Policy & Administration Section of the American Physical Therapy Association supporting equity, education, and community for LGBTQ+ patients and practitioners. Follow them on Facebook for updates, and check out their LGBTQ+ resources for clinician and students.

The following resources have been provided by Chris Condran, PT, DPT

“Sharing Their Stories” Pop Culture Links

Educational Videos

—Pronoun Resources

—Genderbread Person NatGeo

—Male to female transition surgery short

—Female to male transition surgery short

—Trans 101 Basics

—Why Pronouns Matter to Trans People

More Resources

—CDC: Parents’ Influence on the Health of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Teens

—PT in Motion (July, 2016): Managing Patients Who Are Transgender

—The Joint Commission: Advancing Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient- and Family-Centered Care for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Community: A Field Guide

—The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): Top Health Issues for LGBT Populations, Information & Resource Kit

—American Civil Liberties Union

—Gay, lesbian and straight education network (GLSEN) The safe space kit: Guide to being an ally to LGBT students. www.glsen.org

—GLAAD- www.glaad.org

—Guttmacher Institute- www.guttmacher.org

—National Center for Transgender Equality- www.transequality.org

—National LGBTQ Taskforce-www.thetaskforce.org

—National Sexual Violence Resource Center- www.nsvrc.org

—Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS)- www.siecus.org

—Sex Ed Library- www.sexedlibrary.com

—The Kinsey Institute- Sexuality Information Links- http://www.kinseyinstitute.org/resources/sexlinks.html

—The Universal Declaration of Human Rights-    http://www.un.org/en/documents/udhr/