The purpose of this module is to inform providers on the clinical research supporting PrEP implementation; improve provider confidence in prescribing PrEP; and expand the implementation of PrEP for MSM of color.
- PRE-EXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS (PREP) AND MEN OF COLOR WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN (MSM): FROM CLINICAL TO COMMUNITY
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Seminars are designed to increase knowledge and change competency and confidence of primary care providers, non-clinical navigators, and other providers to provide clients with consistent PrEP information and improve access to PrEP practices and strategies. Content is derived from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: US Public Health Service: Preexposure prophylaxis for the prevention of HIV infection in the United States—2017 Update: a clinical practice guideline. https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/pdf/risk/prep/cdc-hiv-prep-guidelines-2017.pdf. Published March 2018 and practice requirements to engage MSM of color.
At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to:
1. Identify at least one of the clinical research studies supporting PrEP as an HIV prevention method.
2. Identify the five (5) steps to assessing clients for risk for HIV and prescribing PrEP.
3. List two common concerns about PrEP and data on these concerns.
4. Describe the importance of clinical (medical doctor, nurse practitioner, physician assistant) and non-clinical (health navigator, social service, case manager) providers working together in providing PrEP services to clients at increased risk of HIV infection.
Parr, Nicholas J., MPH, Senior Program Analyst, HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis, National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
Weiss, Gretchen, MPH, Director, HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis, National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
ORIGINATION DATE: December 21, 2018
EXPIRATION DATE: December 21, 2020
HARDWARE/SOFTWARE: Computer Hardware; Internet connection; Browser
TARGET AUDIENCE: Physicians, Registered Nurses, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Licensed practical/Vocational nurses, Nurse practitioners, Nurse Technicians, Other health educators, Pharmacists, Physician assistants, Program Managers, HIV counselors, Social Workers, Case Managers, PrEP Navigators, Peer Navigators
PREREQUISITES: Basis understanding of HIV prevention and transmission methods that include behavioral and biomedical strategies.
FORMAT: These eLearning modules are web-based.
CONTACT INFORMATION: Michael D. Shankle, MPH, Senior Director of Capacity Building, 2000 S ST NW, Washington DC 20009. Michael@HealthHIV.org. 202.507.4730
CME activities with Joint Providers: 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 providership of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HealthHIV, and National Association of City and County Health Officials. 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 material for a maximum of (1.0) 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 (1.1) contact hours.
CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer (0.1) CEU’s for this program.
For Certified Public Health Professionals (CPH)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer (1.0) CPH recertification credits for this program.
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, 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. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.
Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and HealthHIV, and National Association of City and County Health Officials are jointly providing the CNE for this activity.
CDC did not accept commercial support for this continuing education activity.
Instructions for Obtaining Continuing Education (CE)
In order to receive continuing education (CE) for WB2760 Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP and Men of Color Who Have Sex with Men (MSM): From Clinical to Community please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps before 12/21/2020
FEES: No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities.