Denver Health

Denver Health
Name of Primary Practitioner:
Kim Powell
Business Category:
Business Excerpt:
Gender Fluid, Queer+ sex positive Family Nurse Practitioner, specializing in sexual health, gender affirmation, HIV, PrEP, and Primary Care
Business Description:

Kim Powell (name/she/her/hers) is a Family Nurse Practitioner with more than 21 years of nursing experience and has been with Denver Health since 2011. As an out queer person, Kim is passionate about providing affirming care and advocating for LGBTQ+ communities, with a background including queer activism and HIV advocacy. Kim holds a Master of Science (M.S.) degree from Regis University and practices with Denver Health.  Kim’s specialty experience includes HIV prevention and HIV Primary Care, Family Medicine, LGBTQ+, gender affirming and sex positive health care. Kim is a member of WPATH and worked tirelessly to improve the experience for trans+ patients accessing care. Beginning in 2015, Kim helped with the inception of Denver Health’s model of providing gender affirming care, including state Medicaid expansion advocacy with the HCPF Transgender Benefit Collaborative. Since 2016, Kim surpassed 1600 LGBTQ+ patient visits and facilitated more than 100 LGBTQ+ topic educational sessions nationwide. Kim collaborates with other healthcare agencies, academic institutions, and rural providers to help reduce barriers for LGBTQ+ communities barriers in seeking gender affirming and sex-positive, trauma informed care. Kim created a novel board game (The CONSENT Model)as a teaching tool to improve comfort and skills for clinicians and staff in asking sensitive questions, such as sexual health and gender identity and expression. The game was piloted initially with Dr. Joseph Longo’s assistance at UCSF’s Trans Health Summit in 2019, and then in collaboration with Fenway’s LGBT Health Education Center later the same year. CONSENT will be trademarked and made available for distribution in 2020.

Gender of Practitioner:
Non-Binary
Education/Training/Certifications:
Family Nurse Practitioner, MS
Business Phone Number:
303-602-6443
Business Tags:
Business Address:
501 28th Street Denver CO 80205
Country:
USA
State:
Colorado
ZIP Code:
80205
Internet Based Business:
Both Remote and Brick and Mortar
Do You Accept Insurance?:
Yes
Poly Awareness Level:
Knowledgeable
Kink Awareness Level:
Aware
Swinger (Lifestyle) Awareness Level:
Aware

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