Training for Clinicians
Access continuing medical education (CME/CE) programs and education resources for health care providers to help you prevent patients at high risk from acquiring HIV.
Medscape Roundtable – Preventing HIV Infection in the Primary Care Setting: The Role of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
This activity is intended for primary care physicians, infectious disease and HIV specialists, nurses, and public health and preventive medicine specialists. The goal of this activity is to discuss the use of PrEP in the primary care setting, including patient assessment and management, CDC guidelines, and tips for incorporating PrEP into practice.
Earn 0.75 contact hours of CME or CE.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Discuss the role of PrEP in preventing HIV infection
- Summarize key recommendations of the CDC’s PrEP guidelines
- Identify strategies to integrate use of PrEP in the primary care setting for patients at risk of HIV
Medscape Test and Teach Program – Advancing PrEP in Practice: Practical Strategies for Everyday Challenges
Physician author Colleen F. Kelley developed this this test and teach program to help primary care providers improve their recognition of patients who could benefit from HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) medications. The program includes three patient/provider video vignettes.
Earn 1.5 contact hours of CME or CE.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will have greater competence to:
- Identify patients who are candidates for PrEP
- Determine which clinical and laboratory assessments should be made before initiating PrEP
- Monitor patients who are receiving PrEP
- Use PrEP in women who are pregnant or considering becoming pregnant
Access the Advancing PrEP in Practice: Practical Strategies for Everyday Challenges activity.
Access clinical publications, authored by HIV prevention and treatment specialists that provide information from the clinician’s perspective on topics important for HIV prevention.
- Why You Should Provide HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) at Your College Health Center
Michael J. Huey, MD, Margaret Higham, MD, and Ariel L. Watriss, MSN, NP-C
- PrEP Your High-risk Patients to Help Protect Them From HIV
Jeffrey T. Kirchner, D.O
- Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis in Trans Populations: Providing Gender-Affirming Prevention for Trans People at High Risk of Acquiring HIV
Madeline B. Deutsch, MD
- Supporting Medication Adherence for HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
Dawn K. Smith, MD
- Providing PrEP in Primary Care
Dawn K. Smith, MD, and Ronald Goldschmidt, MD
- Taking a Sexual History in Primary Care Settings: Where Do You Start?
Donna Sweet, MD
- Preexposure Prophylaxis Is for Women, Too
Oni J. Blackstock, MD, MHS
- Page last reviewed: November 15, 2018
- Page last updated: November 15, 2018
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