The purpose of this module is to educate health departments and partner agencies on the advantages of peer navigation and to create navigation systems to assist MSM of color in accessing comprehensive HIV prevention and care services.
Peer Navigation for Men who Have Sex with Men (MSM) of color
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Web-based activity designed to educate health departments and partner agencies on the advantages of peer navigation and to create navigation systems to assist MSM of color in accessing comprehensive HIV prevention and care services.
At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to:
Identify four positive health outcomes for MSM of color who are engaged in HIV navigation services
Discuss three qualities of an effective peer navigator
Name the eight steps to establishing a peer navigation program
Describe the importance of inter-professional collaboration in HIV prevention and care
ORIGINATION DATE February 5th, 2019
EXPIRATION DATE: February 5th, 2021
HARDWARE/SOFTWARE: Computer Hardware; Internet connection;
TARGET AUDIENCE: 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
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) 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 CEUs 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 WB2790 PEER NAVIGATION FOR MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN (MSM) OF COLOR please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps before 02/05/2021.
Complete the activity
Complete the Evaluation at www.cdc.gov/GetCE
Pass the posttest at __80____% at www.cdc.gov/GetCE
FEES: No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities.