FP Essentials™

Gender and Sexual Health

Edition #449 | October 2016

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  • Describe the diagnostic evaluation of a heterosexual couple with infertility.
  • Summarize management options for primary and secondary anovulation.
  • List the phases of the normal sexual response cycle and risk factors for sexual dysfunctions.
  • Summarize management of the most common types of sexual dysfunctions, including female sexual arousal disorder, erectile dysfunction in males, orgasm disorders, and painful intercourse.
  • Cite strategies for improving cultural competence in the care of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer patients.
  • Summarize the indications and options for hormone and surgical therapies for transgender patients.
  • Describe the medical conditions and other issues that are prevalent among patients in same-sex relationships.
  • Describe health insurance and parenting concerns for patients in same-sex relationships.
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#449: Gender and Sexual Health
October 2016


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