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Best Practices in Communicating About Sexual Health What's Your Style?

Charlene Flash, MD, MPH

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the National Association for Continuing Education (NACE) and Integritas Communications. NACE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Faculty

Charlene Flash, MD, MPH
Associate Chief Medical Officer
Legacy Community Health
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Section of Infectious Diseases
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other clinicians involved in the care of patients at risk of HIV infection.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of the burden and epidemiology surrounding HIV risk and transmission
  • Utilize US Public Health Service (USPHS)/US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) clinical practice guidelines: Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV in the United States to appropriately screen and determine eligibility for PrEP
  • Initiate a patient-provider dialog regarding sexual health and a sexual behavior assessment
  • Implement appropriate HIV-prevention strategies for initiation and monitoring of patients on PrEP

Accreditation Information

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the National Association for Continuing Education (NACE) and Integritas Communications. NACE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The National Association for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The National Association for Continuing Education is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. AANP Provider Number 121222. This program has been approved for 0.5 contact hours of continuing education.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Resolution of Personal Conflicts of Interests

NACE requires disclosure of relevant financial relationships with the commercial interest from course directors, faculty, members of the activity planning committee, and others in a position to control the content of the educational activity. Any individual who refuses to disclose his or her relationships will be disqualified from any involvement in the planning, development, teaching/presenting, managing, or evaluation of the educational activity.

If NACE is the accredited provider of the activity, the educational partner will be provided the Conflict of Interest form for completion.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouses/life partners have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Charlene Flash, MD, MPH: No financial relationships to disclose

Instructions to Receive Credit

In order to receive credit for this activity, the participant must complete the program evaluation.

Fee Information & Refund/Cancellation Policy

There is no fee for this educational activity.

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credit amount 0.50

credit type CME/CE

release 07/25/2019

expiration 07/25/2020

type Webcast