This module is intended to improve HIV testing and linkage to care and prevention services for men of color who have sex with men.
HIV Testing for men who have sex with men (MSM) of Color WB2791
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: This activity is designed to build the competencies of clinical staff and primary care providers to implement HIV testing to improve prevention efforts for MSM of color.
OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to:
1. Explain the important of linkages to care as a prevention method for MSM of Color.
2. Identify at least 2 disparities characterizing populations of MSM of Color in accessing HIV testing and follow-up care.
3. Describe three practices that can enhance HIV testing in clinical care settings.
4. Describe two strategies that can bring HIV testing into MSM of Color communities.
5. Describe the importance of interprofessional collaboration in HIV prevention and care.
ORIGINATION DATE: March 8th, 2019 EXPIRATION DATE: March 8th, 2021
HARDWARE/SOFTWARE: Computer Hardware; Internet connection; Browser MATERIALS: None
TARGET AUDIENCE: health care administrators, clinicians, and decision-makers, other health educators, Program Managers, HIV Counselors, Social Workers, Case Managers, PrEP Navigators, and Peer Navigators PREREQUISITES: Basis understanding of HIV and STI 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
ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS: CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 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 2.0 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 CICATELLI ASSOCIATES INC. are jointly providing the CEU 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 WB2791 HIV TESTING FOR MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN (MSM) OF COLOR please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps before Complete the activity Complete the Evaluation at www.cdc.gov/GetCE
Pass the posttest at __80____% at www.cdc.gov/Get
CE FEES: No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities.
- Module Title Resources
Module 1:HIV Testing and MSM of Color