​Recorded sessions from the March 31, 2021 Annual STD Update are now available online! Stay up-to-date on information with prevention, management and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

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Who would be interested in these activities: This knowledge-based activity is targeted towards physicians, advanced practice providers, pharmacists, nurses, public health workers and other health care providers.

 

Click below to learn more and register for the online self-paced learning!


STI Epidemiology Update NC

Victoria L Mobley, MD, MPH
Medical Epidemiologist
NC Department of Health and Human Services

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Objectives:

  • Review of North Carolina’s STI/HIV epidemiology.
  • Discuss COVID-19 impact on NC’s STI/HIV prevention efforts.

Credits:

0.05 CEUs from Wake Forest School of Medicine
0.5 Contact Hours from Northwest AHEC

STI Testing at the NCSLPH Beyond COVID-19
William A Glover, PhD
Assistant Director, Infectious Diseases
NC State Laboratory of Public Health

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Objectives:

  • Name new testing platforms for STIs that the NCSLPH plans to implement.
  • Describe challenges faced with STI testing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Credits:

0.05 CEUs from Wake Forest School of Medicine
0.5 Contact Hours from Northwest AHEC

Utilizing CMS Family Planning for STI Prevention Services
Shannon B Dowler, MD, FAAFP, CPE
Chief Medical Officer, NC Medicaid
NC Department of Health and Human Services

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Objectives:

  • Explain updates on Medicaid family planning changes related to sexual health.
  • Describe strategies to reduce HIV infection in vulnerable populations using Medicaid levers.

Credits:

0.08 CEUs from Wake Forest School of Medicine
0.75 Contact Hours from Northwest AHEC

Vaccine Preventable STIs
Luis F Barroso, MD
Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases
Wake Forest Baptist Health

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Objectives:

  • Identify benefits of HPV vaccinations and target demographic groups.
  • Examine HPV epidemiology regarding age and demographics.

Credits:

0.05 CEUs from Wake Forest School of Medicine
0.5 Contact Hours from Northwest AHEC

Syphilis: Clinical Presentations and Management Updates
Arlene C Seña, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
UNC School of Medicine

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Objectives:

  • Recognize the clinical manifestations of syphilis, including primary/secondary syphilis and neurosyphilis.
  • Discuss the serological antibody response after treatment of syphilis.

Credits:

0.08 CEUs from Wake Forest School of Medicine
0.75 Contact Hours from Northwest AHEC

Managing the Ongoing Threat of Antimicrobial Resistant Gonorrhea in the Community
Candice J McNeil, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases
Co-Medical Director, AL/NC HIV/STD PTC
STD Medical Director, Forsyth County Department of Public Health

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Objectives:
  • Review the clinical manifestations and current epidemiology of gonorrhea including resistance trends.
  • Discuss updates to the CDC Recommended Treatment for Gonorrhea.

Credits:

0.05 CEUs from Wake Forest School of Medicine
0.5 Contact Hours from Northwest AHEC

Skills Building and Clinical Pearls: Incorporating the CDC 2021 STI Guidelines into Your Practice

Victoria L Mobley, MD, MPH
Luis F Barroso, MD
Arlene C Seña, MD, MPH
Candice J McNeil, MD, MPH (Facilitator)

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Objectives:

  • Discuss challenging cases in STI management encountered in outpatient clinical practice.

Credits:

0.2 CEUs from Wake Forest School of Medicine
2.0 Contact Hours from Northwest AHEC




As part of its commitment to diversity and inclusion, the Northwest AHEC and Wake Forest Baptist Health provide compassionate education and respectful care for all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

 

 

 

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