BHPC: LGBT Diversity Inclusion



1.0 Nursing Continuing Professional Development Contact Hours


Interactive Module

Target Audience

  • Interprofessionals
  • Registered Nurses


This Behavioral Health in Primary Care (BHPC) course provides an overview of LGBT specific health considerations of care, defines LGBT terminology, and describes factors that contribute to disparities in healthcare. Link to LGBT Diversity Inclusion course.


About the Series

NURSING IMPROVING MENTAL HEALTH IN THE COMMUNITY is an NYU Meyers Initiative to maximize the potential of the nursing workforce as a vital part of the primary care team to address behavioral health concerns, including substance use and mental health, and mitigate social determinants that serve as barriers to good health.

This project is supported by the New York Community Trust. 

ANCC Disclaimer

The NYU Meyers College of Nursing Center for Continuing Education in Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (Provider # P0367) All nurse planner(s) and author(s)/speaker(s) have completed and signed a conflict of interest statement. 

There are no conflicts of interest to report for this module/program and no commercial support was received for this module/program.

CEU Requirements

To receive nursing contact hours for this learning activity, you are required to view all content, achieve an 80% on the post-test, and complete an evaluation.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify LGBTQ specific health considerations.
  2. Describe the epidemiology of the LGBT population in the US.
  3. Discuss factors that contribute to disparities in healthcare. 
  4. Define sex, gender expression, and sexual orientation. 
  5. Identify multi-cultural considerations of care.


Liz Seidel, MSW 

Project Director 

Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing

NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing