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Continuing Education and Educational Resources

HIV Screening. Standard Care.

The HIV Screening. Standard Care. program offers continuing medical education and other resources to educate clinicians about the benefits of making HIV screening a routine part of care, and to help ensure all patients ages 13-64 are tested for HIV.

Serostatus Matters

photo of a doctor consulting with a patient Serostatus Matters
Serostatus Matters was produced in partnership with Tufts University School of Medicine. This program is designed to help clinicians incorporate routine HIV screening into clinical practice. Estimated time to complete this activity: 1 hour. The four learning modules included in this program address the following topics:

  • The importance of routine HIV screening
  • Practical considerations for HIV screening implementation in the primary care clinician’s practice
  • Communicating test results with patients
  • Counseling the HIV-infected patient

The program features these esteemed faculty members:

  • Donna Sweet, MD, University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita
  • Celia Maxwell, MD, FACP, Howard University Hospital, Women’s Health Institute
  • Joseph McGowan, MD, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
  • Philip Peters, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

Access is free and has been approved for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit, 1 non-physician credit and 1 nursing contact hour. This program can be viewed through The American Journal of Medicine HIV Resource Center.
 

Medscape

Current Courses

Sexual History: Skills for HIV Assessment and Prevention. Donna E. Sweet, MD, MACP, Professor of Internal Medicine, Director, Ryan White Programs, The University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, Kansas

Sexual History: Skills for HIV Assessment and Prevention
Sexual History: Skills for HIV Assessment and Prevention was produced in partnership with Medscape Education. This program educates primary care physicians on taking a sexual history and how it can prevent HIV infection. Estimated time to complete this program is 30 minutes.

Faculty: Donna E. Sweet, MD, MACP, The University of Kansas School of Medicine

Access is free and has been approved for 0.5 AMA PRA category and 1 CME credit through 9/27/2017.

NOTE: While an account is free to clinicians, a Medscape account is required to view the program.

Preventing HIV Infection in the Primary Care Setting: The Role of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
Preventing HIV Infection in the Primary Care Setting: The Role of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis was produced in partnership with Medscape Education. This program educates primary care physicians, ID/HIV specialists, nurses, and public health & preventive medicine specialists on the use of PrEP in primary care settings.

Faculty:

  • Michael S. Saag, MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Demetre C. Daskalakis, MD, MPH, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • Christian B. Ramers, MD, MPH, AAHIVS, University of California San Diego School of Medicine
  • Dawn K. Smith, MD, MS, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Access is free and has been approved for 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit and 0.75 contact hours of continuing nursing education for RNs and APNs through 9/20/2017

NOTE: While an account is free to clinicians, a Medscape account is required to view the program.

Archived Series

HIV Screening. Standard Care in Healthcare Settings
HIV Screening. Standard Care in Healthcare Settings was produced in partnership with Medscape Education. This program educates primary care physicians about the current HIV screening guidelines, provides instruction on appropriate counseling for patients tested for HIV infection, and provides guidance for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). Estimated time to complete this archived program is 30 minutes.Moderator: Valerie Stone, MD, Harvard Medical School (far right)
Faculty (from left to right):
Jeffery Kirchner, DO, Temple University School of Medicine
Margaret Hoffman-Terry, MD, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Ronald Goldschmidt, MD, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
NOTE: While an account is free to providers, a Medscape account is required to view the program.

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HIV in Primary Care: Routine Screening, Earlier Treatment
HIV in Primary Care: Routine Screening, Earlier Treatment was produced in partnership with Medscape Education. This program encourages primary care clinicians to make HIV screening the standard of care in their practice. Faculty discuss HIV screening strategies, current screening guidelines, and the benefits of early diagnosis and treatment. Estimated time for this archived program is 48 minutes.
Moderator: Paul Sax, MD, Harvard Medical School (far right)
Faculty (left to right):
Amir Qaseem, MD, PhD, MHA, American College of Physicians
Joel Gallant, MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Donna Sweet, MD, University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita

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Enhancing HIV Screening and Linkage to Care for Black and Latino Patients
Enhancing HIV Screening and Linkage to Care for Black and Latino Patients was produced in partnership with Medscape Education. This program discusses barriers and facilitators to routine HIV screening in minority patients; how to implement effective communication strategies to increase patient understanding of the need for routine opt-out HIV screening and the consequences of undiagnosed HIV infection; how to appropriately integrate the CDC recommendations for opt-out HIV screening into routine practice; and how to identify resources for primary care providers to encourage increased HIV screening practices and knowledge of comprehensive HIV prevention strategies. Estimated time for this archived program is 54 minutes.
Moderator: David Malebranche, MD, MPH, University of Pennsylvania Student Health Center (far right)
Faculty (left to right):
Ligia Peralta, MD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Distinguished Fellow, Innovation in Global Health Care Fellowship
Celia Maxwell, MD, Howard University Hospital, Women’s Health Institute
Wilbert Jordan, MD, MPH, Charles Drew University, Outpatient Alternative Service Intervention System (OASIS) Clinic

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