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Credits Available for Enduring Educational Activity (Recorded Sessions)
Plenaries, Mini-Plenaries, Symposia and Debates

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The enduring web-based conference sessions will provide the most current information on STD prevention strategies to allow STD prevention professionals to translate the latest research into practice, improve program implementation and apply the latest policies.

OBJECTIVES:

At the conclusion of the sessions, the participant will be able to:

  1. Discuss at least two examples of clinical management or biomedical intervention that can enhance STD prevention and control efforts.
  2. Discuss at least two examples of STD diagnostic strategies that can enhance STD prevention and control efforts.
  3. Discuss at least two examples of domestic or global STD-related epidemiological or behavioral trends.
  4. Explain at least two methods that can be used to develop, enhance, and evaluate STD surveillance systems.
  5. Summarize how at least two factors within the health services system can affect STD prevention and treatment services.
  6. Describe at least two social and behavioral aspects of STD prevention.
  7. Describe at least two examples of bridging scientific research and public health program management to enhance STD prevention and control efforts.

ORIGINATION DATE: July 9, 2014

EXPIRATION DATE: July 9, 2016       

View Recorded Sessions: https://cdc.confex.com/cdc/std2014/webprogram/Session14356.html

HARDWARE/SOFTWARE: Computer Hardware; Internet connection; Browser

MATERIALS: None

TARGET AUDIENCE:

Administrators, 
CHES certified health Educators, 
Epidemiologists, 
Licensed practical/vocational nurses, 
Nurse Practitioners, 
Other Health Educators, 
Physicians,
Physician assistants, 
Program managers, and 
Registered nurses.

PREREQUISITES: Participants should be interested in sexually transmitted disease trends, screening, treatment, and prevention.

FORMAT: Enduring Web-based.

CONTACT INFORMATION:  Sheila McKenzie, Division of STD Prevention, (404) 639-8357

ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS:

CME activities with Joint Sponsors: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and  International Union Against Sexually Transmitted Infections.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the (ACCME®) to provide medical education for physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 19.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 

CNE:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides 19.0 contact hours.

CEU:  The CDC has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102.  The CDC is authorized by IACET to offer 1.9 ANSI/IACET CEU's for this program.

CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 22.5 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. CDC provider number GA0082.

Category:  This activity has been designated as Knowledge-Based.

To receive continuing education (CE):

To receive CE credit for this enduring web-based activity, an evaluation must be completed at CDC’s Training and Continuing Education Online site by July 9, 2016 at www2a.cdc.gov/TCEOnline

  • Go to the CDC Training and Continuing Education Online at www2a.cdc.gov/TCEOnline. If you have not registered on as a participant, click on New Participant to create a user ID and password; otherwise click on Participant Login.
  • Once logged on to the CDC Training and Continuing Education Online website, you will be on the Participant Services page. Click on Search and Register and enter WD2328.
  • Scroll down to the Register Here section of the page. Click on the type of continuing education credit that you would like to receive and then Submit. A few demographic questions will come up. Complete the questions and then Submit.
  • A message will come up thanking you for registering for the course. 
  • Complete and Submit the evaluation for each session you viewed. A record of your course completion and your CE certificate will be located in the Transcript and Certificate section of the Participant Services page. Print out a copy of your certificate and send it to the appropriate accrediting agency (ACCME, ANCC, NCHEC, etc.) so that they will have a record of your certificate.

FEES: No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities.

FACULTY CREDENTIALS:

Adu-Sarkodie, PhD, MBChB, Professor , School of Medical Sciences, School of Medical Yaw Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

Michel Alary, MD, PhD, Professor, Population Health and Optimal Health Practices Research Unit, CHU-HSS, Québec, QC, Canada

John Auerbach, MBA, Distinguished Professor of Practice and Director, Northeastern University, Department of Health Sciences, Institute on Urban Health Research and Practice, Boston, MA

Jared Baeten, MD, PhD, BA, Associate Professor, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Pierre Barker, MBChB, MD, Senior Vice President, The Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Cambridge, MA

Anita Barry, MD, MPH, Director, Infectious Disease Bureau, Boston Public Health Commission, Boston, MA

Mary Barton,    MD, MPP, Vice President for Performance Measurement, National Committee for Quality Assurance, Washington, DC

Stefano Bertozzi, MD, PhD, Professor, Dean of the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, Berkley, CA

James Blanchard, BSC (Med), MD, MPH, PhD, Director, Centre for Global Public Health, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Gail Bolan, MD, Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , Atlanta, GA

Virginia Bowen, PhD, MHS, EIS Officer, Epidemiology and Statistics Branch, Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Bernard Branson, MD, Medical Epidemiologist, Associate Director  for Laboratory Diagnostics, Office of the Director, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Katie Brooks-Biello, MPH, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA

Gale Burstein,   MD, MPH, Commissioner, Erie County Department of Health, Division of General Pediatrics, SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY

Joseph Catania, PhD, Professor, College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

Willard Cates, Jr., MD, MPH, Distinguished Scientist and President Emeritus, Family Health International, Durham, NC

Cheng Chen, PhD, Microbiologist and Team Lead, Molecular Diagnostics and Typing Laboratory, Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Marina Chiappe, MsS, Laboratory Coordinator, Unit Epidemiology STD and HIV, School of Public Health at Cayetano Heredia University, Lima, Peru

Joan Chow, DrPH, MPH, Chief, Assessment, Monitoring & Evaluation Section, STD Control Branch, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, CA

Hannah Cooper, ScD, SM, Associate Professor, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA

Mary Currier, MD, MPH, State Health Officer, Mississippi Department of Health, Jackson, MS

Sherlyn Dahl, RN, MPH, BS, Executive Director, Benton Community Health Center Corvallis, OR

Toni Darville, MD, Chief of Infectious Diseases, Pediatrics/Division of Infectious Disease, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

Henri de Vries, MD, PhD, Dermatologist, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam and STI outpatient clinic, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Jo-Anne Dillon, BSc, MSc, PhD, Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Kevin Dunbar,  Msc, MBChB, Director, National Chlamydia Screening Programme, Public Health England, London, United Kingdom

Angelica Espinosa-Miranda, MD, PhD, Professor, School of Medicine, Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo, Vitoria, Brazil

Christopher Fairley, PhD, Professor of Public Health, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

David Fine, PhD, Vice President, Cardea Services, Seattle, WA

Jessica Frasure-Williams, MPH, Evaluation Specialist & Program Collaboration and Service Integration (PCSI) Coordinator, STD Control Program, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, CA

Patricia J. Garcia, MD, MPH, PhD, Dean and Professor, School of Public Health, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, School of Public Health and Administration, Lima, Peru

Charlotte Gaydos, MS, MPH, DrPH, Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Sandro Gsteiger, MSc, PhD, Research Associate, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Yonatan Grad,  MD, PhD, Research Fellow, Harvard School of Public Health; Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Somesh Gupta, MD, DNB, MNAMS, Additional Professor, Department of Dermatology & Venereology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Catherine Haggerty, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA

Amina Hancali, PhD, Head of the National STIs Laboratory / Dr, The National Institute of Hygiene – Ministry of Health Morocco, Rabat, Morocco

Marcia Hobbs, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

King Holmes, MD, PhD, Head of the Infectious Diseases Section, Harborview Medical Center, Directs the University of Washington Center for AIDS and STD, Schools of Medicine and Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Gwenda Hughes, BA (Hon), PhD, FFPH, Consultant Scientist (Epidemiology) and Head of STI Section,  HIV and STI Department, Center for Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, UK, Public Health England, London, UK

Amy Johnson,   MSW, Director of Research, Evaluation & Data Services, AIDS Foundation of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Anne Johnson, MD, FMedSci, DBE, Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, University College London, London, England

Awal Khan, PhD, Health Scientist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, DTBE, Atlanta, GA

Michael Klompas, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School and Associate Hospital Epidemiologist, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Department of Population Medicine, Boston, MA

David Lewis, FRCP (UK), PhD, MRCP, MB BS, MSc, Head of the Centre for HIV and STIs, National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NHLS), Sandringham, South Africa

Lisa Manhart,   PhD, Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Tetsuro Matsumoto, MD, PhD, Chairman/Professor of Department of Urology, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Fukuoka, Japan

Supriya Mehta, PhD, MHS, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of Illinois Chicago School of Public Health, Chicago, IL

Jonathan Mermin, MD, MPH, Director of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

William Miller, MD, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, University of North Carolina, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

Sharmistha Mishra, MD, FRCPC, MSc, Clinical Research Fellow, Timmins and District Hospital, Timmins, ON, Canada

Christina Muzny, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 

Francis Jim Ndowa, MD, Medical Officer and Coordinator,  WHO`s Department of Reproductive Health and Research in Geneva., World Health Organization (retired), Vainona, Harare, Zimbabwe

Randolph Nesse, MD, Director, Center for Evolution, Medicine, & Public Health, Professor of Life Sciences, Arizona State University School of Life Sciences, Tempe, AZ

Darien Ogburn, BA, Deputy Director, Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA

Gina Ogilvie,     MD, MSc, FCFP, DrPH, Medical Director, Clinical Prevention Services, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, BC, Vancouver, Canada

Rosanna Peeling, BSc, MSc, PhD, Professor and Chair of Diagnostics Research, Department of Clinical Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK

Airi Poder, MD, Leading Investigator, Clinic of Dermatovenerology, Clinical Research Center, Tartu University Clinics Foundation, TARTU, Estonia

Fred Rachman, MD, Chief Executive Officer, Alliance of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Louis Rice, MD, Chair, Department of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI

Sarah Salomon, MPH, Research Manager, Cardea Services, Seattle, WA

Pam Sawatzky, Diploma Biological technol; BSc, National Microbiology Laboratory, Winnipeg, Canada

Ian Spicknall, PhD, MPH, ORISE Fellow, Health Services Research and Evaluation Branch, Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Jaideep Srivastava, PhD, Professor, University of Minnesota, Computer Science & Engineering, Minneapolis, MN

Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, PhD, Data Scientist, Google, Mountain View, CA and Contributing op-ed Writer at The New York Times

Bradley Stoner, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Craig Thomas,  MS, PhD, Director, Division Of Public Health Performance Improvement, OSTLTS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Freddy Tinajeros, MPH, BSc, Independent Consultant In STI/HIV Tegucigalpa, Francisco Morazan, Honduras

Maria Trent, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics/Public Health, Pediatrics/Population, Family and Reproductive Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine & School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD

Magnus Unemo, PhD, Associate Professor,  Senior researcher, Director Department/Group Department, Orebro University Hospital,  National Reference Laboratory for Pathogenic Neisseria, Örebro, Sweden

Sten Vermund, MD, PhD,  Director, Vanderbilt Pediatric Urology, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Luisa Villa, PhD, B.Sc, Head of Virology and Molecular Biology Group, Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas da Santa Casa de Misericordia de Sao Paulo, Instituto do HPV, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Charlotte Watts, PhD, Professor in Social and Mathematical Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK

Harold, Wiesenfeld, MD, CM, Associate Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine/Magee-Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

Dan Wohlfeiler, MJ, MPH, Chief, Office of Policy, Planning and Communications, STD Control Branch, California Dept. of Public Health STD Control Branch, Richmond, CA

Feliciano “Pele” Yu, Jr., MD, MSPH, MSHI, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Chief Medical Information Officer, Pediatrics, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Jonathan Zenilman, MD, Professor of Medicine, Chief, Infectious Diseases Division, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

DISCLOSURE:

In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, our content experts, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters with the exception of the following: 

John Auerbach, Northeastern University, wishes to disclose Commercial interest with Northeastern University for receipt of salary for employee role; Commercial interest with University of Southern Maine for receipt of Honorarium for Speaker role; Commercial interest in Retirement Account for receipt of Limited number of stocks- none of them in any aspect of the health field - for employee role.

Mary Barton, National Committee for Quality Assurance, wishes to disclose Commercial interest with National Committee for Quality Assurance for receipt of salary for employee role.

Sherlyn Dahl, Benton Community Health Center, wishes to disclose Commercial interest with Benton Community Health Center for receipt of salary for employee role. .

Henri de Vries, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam and STI outpatient clinic, wishes to disclose Commercial interest with Willpharma/Medigene who sell Veregen, a new drug for genital warts, for receipt of financial benefits transferred to the account of academic employer for Advisory Board role; and Commercial interest with Abbvie for receipt of financial benefits transferred to the account of academic employer for speaker role.

Christopher Fairley, The Alfred Hospital, wishes to disclose Commercial interest with CSL Biotherapies (who market Gardasil in Australia) for receipt of honoraria and own shares for consulting role; Commercial interest with Merck for Honoraria for consulting role; and Commercial interest with CSL Biotherapies for receipt of research funding for research role.

Jessica Frasure-Williams, California Department of Public Health, wishes to disclose Commercial interest with University of California for receipt of salary for employee role; and Commercial interest with California Department of Public Health, STD Control Branch for receipt of salary for contracted role.

Charlotte Gaydos, Johns Hopkins University, wishes to disclose Commercial interest with Gen-Probe/Hologic for receipt of Research Grant for research role; Commercial interest with Cepheid for receipt of Research Grant for research role; Commercial interest with Becton Dickinson for receipt of Research Grant for research role; and Commercial interest with Abbott for receipt of Research Grant for research role.

William Geisler, University of Alabama, wishes to disclose Commercial interest with SGS North America Inc. for receipt of honorarium for consultant role; and Commercial interest with ActiBiotics Pharma LLC for receipt of Research funding for Researcher role

Matthew Golden, University of Washington, wishes to disclose Commercial interest with Cempra Pharmaceuticals for receipt of research grant support for Investigator role; Commercial interest with Melinta Pharmaceuticals for receipt of research grant support from for Investigator role; and Commercial interest with Melinta Pharmaceuticals for receipt of consultant fee for consultant role.

Marcia Hobbs, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, wishes to disclose Commercial interest with Hologic|Gen-Probe, Inc. for receipt of Diagnostic test reagents for research support role.

Anne Johnson, University College London, wishes to disclose Commercial interest with University College London for receipt of salary for Employee role; Commercial interest with Wellcome Trust for receipt of honorarium for Governor role; and Commercial interest with UK Climate Change for receipt of honorarium for Member role.

Lisa Manhart, University of Washington, wishes to disclose Commercial interest with Qiagen, Inc. for receipt of consulting fee for Service on Scientific Advisory Board role.

Jeanne Marrazzo, University of Washington, wishes to disclose Commercial interest with Merck for receipt of honorarium for Consultant role; and Commercial interest with Cepheid, Gen Probe for receipt of Research grants for contracted research.

Kenneth Mayer, Harvard Medical School, wishes to disclose Commercial interest with Merck, Gilead and Bristol Meyers, Squibb for receipt of unrestricted research grants for research.

Linda Niccolai, Yale School of Public Health, wishes to disclose Commercial interest with Merck for receipt of Consultant fee for consultant role.

Francis Ndowa, WHO`s Department of Reproductive Health and Research in Geneva, World Health Organization (retired), Vainona, Harare, Zimbabwe wishes to disclose Commercial interest with UN Pension for receipt of financial for employee role.

Airi Poder, Tartu University Clinics Foundation, wishes to disclose Commercial interest with GSK for receipt of honoraria for Consulting role; Commercial interest with Celgene for receipt of honorarium for Speaker role; Commercial interest with Sandoz for receipt of honoraria for research support and speaker role; and Commercial interest with Abbott for receipt of honoraria for research support and speaker role.

Fred Rachman, Alliance of Chicago, wishes to disclose Commercial interest with Alliance of Chicago, Chicago, IL for receipt of salary for employee role.

Louis Rice, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, wishes to disclose Commercial interest with Astra Zeneca, Tetraphase, Trius Pharmaceuticals, and T2 Diagnostics for receipt of honoraria for Advisory Board Member roles.

Jaideep Srivastava, University of Minnesota, wishes to disclose Commercial interest with Ninja Metrics for receipt of Salary + Stock for Chief Technology Officer (management) role; Commercial interest with CogCubed for receipt of  Stock for Chief Scientist (consultant) role; and Commercial interest with Allina Health for receipt of Consulting fees for Adviser (consultant) role. 

Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, Google, wishes to disclose Commercial interest with Google for receipt of salary for employee role.

Sten Vermund, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, wishes to disclose Commercial interest with World Bank for receipt of Consulting fees for consultant role; and Commercial interest with Mead Johnson for receipt of honorarium for Consultant/instructor role

Luisa Villa, Universidade de São Paulo, wishes to disclose Commercial interest with Quadrivalent HPV vaccine for Merck, Sharp & Dohme for receipt of Consulting fees for consultant and speaker roles; and Commercial interest with BD, Qiagen, Roche, concerning HPV tests, for receipt of honorarium for consultant and speaker roles.

Harold Wiesenfeld, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine/Magee-Women’s Hospital, wishes to disclose receipt of reagents from Gen-Probe Inc. for consultant services.

Planning committee discussed conflict of interest with the following to ensure there is no bias.

John Auerbach, Mary Barton, Sherlyn Dahl, Henri de Vries, Christopher Fairley, Jessica Frasure-Williams, Charlotte Gaydos, William Geisler, Matthew Golden, Marcia Hobbs,  Anne Johnson, Lisa Manhart, Jeanne Marrazzo, Kenneth Mayer, Linda Niccolai, Francis Ndowa, Airi Poder, Fred Rachman, Louis Rice, Jaideep Srivastava, Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, Sten Vermund, Luisa Villa, and  Harold Wiesenfeld.       

Presentations will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use with the exception of Dr. Marcia M. Hobbs’ discussion on Debate 1 - Countries Should Start Control Programs for Trichomonas vaginalis NOW: (Pro).  She will be discussing validation of FDA-cleared tests with additional specimens, validation of non-FDA cleared tests for Trich detection.

CDC does not accept commercial support.

 
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