Beliefs and Behavior of Nurses Providing Healthcare to Gay and Lesbian Individuals
Repository Posting Date2017-09-19T20:18:21Z
Author(s)Morgan, Michelle; Gary, Faye; Lotas, Marilyn J.; Brewer, Melanie
Author DetailsMichelle Morgan, DNP, Graduate Nurse Education Demonstration Project, HonorHealth, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA; Faye Gary, EdD, School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Marilyn J. Lotas, PhD, MS, MEd, BSN, School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Melanie Brewer, DNSc, MS, BSN, Center for Nursing Excellence, HonorHealth (formerly Scottsdale Lincoln Health Network), Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationTheta-at-Large
Other Title(s)Health Disparities in LGBTQ
Nurses can have a positive impact on patient outcomes and in decreasing health disparities with lesbian and gay individuals by providing a safe and inclusive environment. To provide culturally competent care to lesbian and gay individuals and their families, first nurses need to assess their own beliefs and professional behavior.