Trans-Inclusive Provider Scale

The Trans-Inclusive Provider Scale

Shanna K. Kattari, Katherine M. Curley, Matthew Bakko & Brayden Misiolek

To use the Trans-Inclusive Provider Scale, please ask these items with response choices of:

1 – This is not true at all

2 – This is rarely true

3 – This is somewhat true

4 – This is usually true

5 – This is always true

Average the responses for the whole scale, and for each of the sub-scales (A-F) in order to get the best information about the practices as a whole, and each area. Lower averages indicate areas needing change and that are growth edges, while higher scores indicate areas where a provider is excelling in providing trans inclusive care.

Citations:

Kattari, S. K., Curley, K. M., Bakko, M., & Misiolek, B. A. (2020). Development and Validation of the Trans-Inclusive Provider Scale. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2019.12.005

Kattari SK, Curley KM, Bakko M, Misiolek BA. Development and Validation of the Trans-Inclusive Provider Scale. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2020 Feb 8.

Kattari, Shanna K., Katherine M. Curley, Matthew Bakko, and Brayden A. Misiolek. “Development and Validation of the Trans-Inclusive Provider Scale.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine (2020).

Kattari, Shanna K., et al. “Development and Validation of the Trans-Inclusive Provider Scale.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine (2020).

(A) Passive trans-inclusive marketing
Has a transgender pride flag/the words transgender, trans health, or trans(gender) inclusive on the website
Has a rainbow pride flag or transgender pride flag/the words transgender, trans health, or trans(gender) inclusive on printed materials
 Has a rainbow pride flag on the website
 Has a rainbow pride flag on the office door
 Has a transgender pride flag on the office door
(B) Provider name and pronoun usage
 Providers use correct pronouns for their patients
 Providers use correct names for their patients
 Office staff use correct pronouns for their patients
 Office staff use correct names for their patients
(C) Proactive trans-inclusive marketing
 Advertises in LGBTQIA+ newspapers and websites
 Advertises in transgender/nonbinary-specific websites
 Advertise at pride events
 Has a booth at pride events
(D) Internalized trans-inclusive knowledge and actions
 Has providers share their pronouns with patients
 Has a gender-inclusive bathroom at the office
 Has taken trainings specifically on transgender 101 topics (such as what pronouns signify and what transgender identities might be)
 Has taken trainings specifically on transgender health topics
 Has done their own research on best practices for trans health care
 Feels comfortable prescribing hormones
 Employs transgender/nonbinary staff members
 Use a model for consent/care centered on trans health needs
(E) Comfort with trans-affirming referrals
 Feels comfortable referring out to trans-inclusive provider for trans-related surgery
 Feels comfortable referring out to trans-inclusive providers for other trans health needs
 Feels comfortable referring out to trans-inclusive providers for other nontrans-specific health needs
(F) Intake forms
 Has a space on intake forms to share your preferred name
 Has a space on intake forms to share your pronouns
 Has multiple gender options and/or a blank for you to fill in your gender