Continuing Medical Education

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Creating Authentic Spaces 

Who is it for?

This training has been developed to give health care professionals practical tools to create respectful health care environments for LGBTQ+ patients.

About This Event

The “Creating Authentic Spaces” events, have been endorsed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and have been approved for credit for the General Practice Educational Programme (GPEP) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes. 

We deliver this in four professional development presentations sessions that focus on diversity and inclusion in a practical and reflective manner to enhance your practice both internally and externally.  

Our Sessions 

Continuing Medical Development Sessions 


1 CME Credit  1 hr

In this presentation, we teach the basics of creating authentic spaces. This session forms the foundation on which to create authentic spaces in your organisation. All other sessions build on this foundation. This session is a prerequisite for other sessions in the Creating Authentic Spaces series of events.

Challenge the Status Quo

1 CME Credit   1hr

This is a more in-depth look at diversity and inclusion, and builds on the introductory session. This session focuses on internal systems, processes, the culture of the medical practice, and the benefits that inclusion and diversity offers.

Medical Interventions

1.5 CME Credits  1.5hrs

In this session we look at the role General Practitioners and other health professionals play in the healthcare of trans* people. In particularly we will have a look at treatment management and what medication side effects to look out for.

Sexual Health

1 CME Credit   1hr

In this session, we look at sexual health issues that affect the LGBTQ+ community, and how to talk to people of this community about their sexual health.


Objectives & Outcomes


The importance of inclusive language

How to engage with trans* people in a respectful way.


Why inclusion matters for trans* people specifically

Looking at barriers that trans* people face in medical settings.


What diversity and inclusion means for your practice

The financial and social benefits of diversity and inclusion. 


Creating authentic spaces

Practical measures you can take towards an inclusive practice.


Medical interventions

Treatment Pathways and managing trans* patients health care


Sexual health

Initiating an open discussion with your patient about sexual health.


What Our Customers Say 

Really Enjoyed the workshops and I like how the training was facilitated – it was real!

The training was interesting, informative and I felt comfortable to ask questions. I have learnt a lot about LGBTQ+ people.
Thank you for all the facilitators for a great training!

I found the whole training engaging and informal and enlightening. Thank you for the opportunity. I will leave with more tools for my practice!

Awesome! Thank you for sharing your knowledge and experiences with us and providing a space to ask uncomfortable questions in a safe space.

Our Method 

Creating Authentic Spaces Presentations has specifically been designed to build on one another. Each session is a prerequisite in order to advance to the next.
Practices, where 90% of employees have completed and implemented this training, will be promoted on our website as an authentic space.

Book all Four Sessions and Save 20%

Only $2240


$700 Per Session

Prices Include Up to 20 People and are Exclusive of GST
Please contact us for pricing for larger groups.