HIV Screening. Standard Care.
HIV Screening, Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis: What the Primary Care Clinician Needs to Know, Part 1 and Part 2
This accredited roundtable (CME/CNE), produced in partnership with pmiCME, the accredited provider, was broadcast live over the internet on August 27, 2015.This free training is available on-demand in two archived programs. The programs cover the following topics: Pre-exposure Prophylaxis: CDC Guidance; The Nexus between STDs & HIV and the Importance of HIV Testing; HIV: the Disproportionate Impact on African American and Hispanic/Latino Populations; and an HIV Testing Update. The roundtable features the following esteemed faculty members: Donna Sweet, MD, University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita; Philip Peters, MD, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Myron Cohen, MD, The University of North Carolina School of Medicine; and Celia Maxwell, MD, Howard University Hospital, Women’s Health Institute. Access is free and the programs can be viewed here: Part 1 and Part 2.
PrEP: Simple and Effective Yet Underused
Dr. Jonathon Mermin, Director of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was recently featured in Medscape’s CDC Expert Commentary, PrEP: Simple and Effective Yet Underused, on November 30, 2015. In this feature, Dr. Mermin discusses pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as a way for clinicians to protect their patients from becoming infected with HIV and how clinicians can integrate the delivery of PrEP care into their practice. The program is available for both viewing and listening at Medscape. Sign-in and account are required. Medscape registration is free.