Surgery

Education Opportunities for Surgical Centres

Trans Care BC offers education consultations to BC-based surgical centers performing gender-affirming procedures. Surgical teams interested in consultation can Contact Us for inquiries.

In preparation for a scheduled education consultation, we highly recommend surgical teams review this 23 minute video introduction to gender diversity for surgical staff. Pre-viewing this video will maximize the limited time available during the in-person education consultation with your team. 


Support Tools

Gender-Affirming Patient Care in a Hospital Setting


Gender diverse people access hospitals and undergo medical and surgical procedures for a variety of reasons, just like the rest of the population. To ensure your patients have safer experiences and receive dignified care, prioritize safety and confidentiality by using the tips in this support tool.


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Resources for your Clients

This guide is still in development, however, it is available for use and review.


The Chest Construction Surgery Guide and Passport are meant to help people understand and navigate the surgical journey related to Chest Construction Surgery. Everyone's experience is different, but these resources can be helpful during the surgical journey for individuals, their families, and care providers.


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This guide is currently in development. 


For more information, please contact gwen.haworth@phsa.ca.‎


Links to External Trainings

TRS Surgical Summary Sheets - Rainbow Health Ontario

You can also find downloadable Surgical Summary Sheets on the Rainbow Health Ontario website.

Go to RHO Surgical Summary Sheets

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