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About

This Transgender Medicine for General Medical Providers course offered by Coursera in partnership with Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is a comprehensive set of didactic lectures surveying fundamentals of transgender medical and surgical treatment.  

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Overview

Key Features

The material is meant to provide the student with core knowledge that is essential for current primary care providers caring for transgender patients.

There are 10 modules led by the expert clinical faculty from the pioneering Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery, located within the Mount Sinai Health System and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.

The Transgender Medicine for General Medical Providers course offered by Coursera in partnership with Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai begins with an introduction to frame the sea change that has taken place in the current medical practice of transgender health care. Subsequent modules allow individuals to learn key elements necessary to provide quality transgender medical care. As a whole, the modules provide an opportunity to develop a knowledgeable approach to behavioral health, primary care, hormone therapy, and the surgical options.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Why has the Establishment Approach to Transgender Medical Care Changed?
  • Making the Determination
  • Primary Care for Transgender Women
  • Primary Care for Transgender Men
  • What are the Essential Strategies to Transgender Hormone Therapy?
  • Initiation and Maintenance of Hormones for the Trans Masculine Patient
  • Initiation and Maintenance of Hormones for the Trans Feminine Patient
  • Transgender Surgery: Chest & Face
  • Transmasculine Genital Surgery
  • Transfeminine Genital Surgery

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Beginner Level

  • No specific background is required.  Individuals with some training in health care will have an easier time with the course material.    

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 2 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 2 months.

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Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You’ll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. 

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