Care of the Transgender Patient Series | Recorded Webinars
An Annapolis graduate and former US Navy Officer, Paula Neira now serves as an advocate for the transgender population. She is a strong supporter of LGBT equality in the US military and serves on the Military Advisory Council (MAC). Paula is currently a nurse educator in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
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ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Paula Neira, RN, CEN, Esq., LT, USNR (1985-1991) Graduated with distinction from the United States Naval Academy in 1985. A qualified Surface Warfare Officer, Paula served at sea and ashore on active duty and as a reservist, including serving in mine warfare combat during Operation Desert Storm. After leaving the Navy, she became a registered nurse, certified in emergency nursing, and specializing in adult emergency/trauma care. She is also a graduate of the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in East Lansing, Michigan and a member of the Maryland bar. A leader in the fight to repeal DADT (Don't Ask, Don't Tell) and in ongoing efforts to obtain LGBT equality in the military, she is a former SLDN (Servicemembers Legal Defense Network) staff attorney, former SLDN Board member, and former co-chair of SLDN's and OS-SLDN's (OutServe- Servicemembers Legal Defense Network) Military Advisory Council. She is recognized as a national expert on military policy relating to sexual minorities. She currently resides in Maryland.
Learn more about Paula Neira's story here.
Continuing Nursing Education: The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This 2.0 contact hour educational activity is provided by The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing.
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