Caring for transgendered people: opportunities and challenges
In contemporary society there is a need to ensure that care provision is both of a high quality and that it is also based on equality. Nurses need to understand what their role is when caring for transgendered people. In attempting to provide high quality care to the transgendered population it is necessary to examine the complexities and challenges associated with gender identity. This article provides some insight into the complexities that are associated with gender identity, as well as some aspects of treatment available for the transgendered person.