How we can help stop transmission of HIV and STDs in Rhode Island: Screening for HIV and sexually transmitted diseases should be routine for all patients, especially if sexually active.
This presentation is offered to healthcare professionals in Rhode Island to help reverse increasing trends in HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in certain risk groups. If you are involved in primary care medicine, pediatrics, OB-GYN, internal medicine and emergency medicine, are a member of a college health center, AAFP, AAP, ACP and RIMS, you are strongly encouraged to participate.
Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and Infection Control Credit, a required area of section 6.0; 6.2.1 RI CME re-licensure.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
Identify tools for sexual history taking that improve communication with sexually active patients, especially high risk groups including youth and those who identify as being lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning
Determine HIV and STD screening recommendations
Improve partnering with the Rhode Island Department of Health and improve awareness of available resources such as case reporting and partner notification services
Register online: https://apps.biomed.brown.edu/cme_registration/
Planning Committee: Nicole E. Alexander, MD, MPH; Utpala Bandy, MD, MPH; Janine Dyer, MPH; Michael D. Fine, MD; Erica J. Hardy, MD; Katherine Hsu, MD, MPH; Michelle Lally, MD, Msc.; Angela Lemire; Patricia A. Nolan, MD, MPH; Peter R. Simon, MD, MPH; Maria Sullivan
Jointly Sponsored by the Rhode Island Department of Health and Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, in collaboration with Brown University AIDS Program, CT-RI Public Health Training Center and Sylvie Ratelle STD/HIV Prevention Training Center of New England.