Advanced Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy (GAHT)
This Advanced Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy (GAHT) online learning course module has been co-designed and developed for eligible prescribers of gender affirming hormonal therapy, including those working in a sexual health clinical setting or delivering sexual health care in primary health care settings.
It consists of six case studies that can be completed in any order. It will take you approximately one-and-a-half hours to complete all six case studies.
By the end of this module, learners will be able to:
- Assess clients holistically in prescribing GAHT, including but not limited to pharmaceutical contraindications, fertility, contraception, sexual function, disease prevention and adverse health outcomes.
- Implement an informed consent model of care in prescribing GAHT.
- Interact with clients respectfully, making them feel comfortable by creating an affirming, safe and inclusive environment beyond the clinical consultation.
- Integrate effective referral pathways to seek expertise and coordinate care for clients, their partners and families.
Clinicians currently or seeking to prescribe Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy (GAHT)
Any initiative to improve the health and wellbeing of trans and gender diverse communities must recognise the critical importance of meaningful community involvement in planning, development, and delivery. ASHM and ACON would also like to re-affirm commitment to incorporating the lived experience of trans and gender diverse people and communities in Australia.
This resource was produced by ASHM and ACON. ASHM and ACON would like to acknowledge the Working Group who contributed to the making of this resource. A detailed list of Working Group members is included within the Acknowledgement section of the resource.
This resource was supported by funding from the Australian Government Department of Health.
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