10th Annual PDC - Uncovering Hidden Voices

May 5, 2021

In celebration of Nurses Week and being led by REACH: Children’s Nursing Professional Practice Model, nurses will learn how to improve care for transgender and gender diverse kids. Finding your nursing voice and what to do if you have lost your voice through creative, will occur through inspiring messages. Strategies to speak up confidently as a human first and in your personal life will be shared and how to play up strengths identified nursing roles. How can we prepare ahead of time to have the words to speak?


Dr. Angela Goepferd

Angela Kade Goepferd, MD, is the Chief Education Officer for Children’s Minnesota, Chief of Staff, pediatrician in the Children’s Minneapolis Primary Care clinic and medical director of Children’s Gender Health Program. Dr. Goepferd has been with Children’s for 15 years, and in that time has been an advocate for advancing equitable healthcare for all children, working to ensure a positive experience for patients, families and professional staff.

Cat Golden, BSN, RN

Cat Golden, BSN, RN has a passion for helping nurses find the confidence they need to create their own schedules, take a chance on their dreams and maintain self-care sparked her movement, Nurses Inspire Nurses. She runs the Nurses Inspire Nurses shop and hosts monthly events and coffee talks, as well as, provides free resources to support nurses no matter their location. Her motto i s LEAP LAND LIVE. Leap, take a chance on yourself. Land, confidently on your own two feet. Live a life by your design.

Target Audience

Registered Nurses

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course/class/activity, the learner will (be able to):
  1. Describe gender identity development in children.
  2. Define best practices for providing affirming and supportive care for transgender and gender diverse children and their families.
  3. Identify how to use your voice as a human first.
  4. Translate your natural voice and tone to nursing.
  5. Identify what to do when you've lost your voice.
Course outcomes

Increase competence in the ability to apply knowledge, skills and judgement in practice regarding transgender care and your nursing voice.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.25 ANCC
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/05/2021 - 10:00am CDT
Event ends: 
05/05/2021 - 2:00pm CDT

May 5, 2021 - Day 1 Uncovering Hidden Voices




10:00 a.m.



10:05 a.m.

Centering on the Margins: Improving Care for Transgender and Gender Diverse Kids

Dr. Angela Goepferd

10:55 a.m.



11:10 a.m.

Using Your Voice as a Human First

Cat Golden BSN, RN

12:00 p.m.



12:10 p.m.

Translate Your Natural Voice and Tone to Nursing

Cat Golden BSN, RN

1:00 p.m.



1:10 p.m.

What to Do When You've Lost Your Voice

Cat Golden BSN, RN

2:00 p.m.



Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Children’s Minnesota is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement:


Children's Minnesota designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 3.25 ANCC nursing contact hour(s). Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 3.25 ANCC


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Registration Instructions

If you'd like to register for both days of this event, please return to the parent course and from the list check the box next to the "10th Annual Nursing Professional Development Conference: REACH for Inclusion, Innovation, and Inspiration". If you'd like to join for just one of the two days, please check the box next to the applicable day's title. 

Pricing Information
 Children's MN RegistrantsExternal Registrants
Register for both days$110.00$130.00
Register for one day$75.00$90.00

$20 cancellation fee after May 4, 2021

Children's MNA Nurses

If you are a Children's MNA RN and would like to use your contracted education dollars to pay for this event, enter the Coupon Code "CONTRACT DOLLARS" during checkout. 

Required Hardware/software

Access to virtual meeting platform - a link will be sent via email prior to the event date.