​Recorded sessions from the March 23, 2022 Annual STI Update are now available online! Stay up-to-date on information on prevention, management and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

STI Update

 

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!


ABCs of Hepatitis
Marina Nunez, MD, PhD
Professor, Infectious Diseases
Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Objectives:

  • Describe the characteristics of the most common types of viral hepatitis.

Credits:

0.1 CEUs from Northwest AHEC
1.0 Contact Hour from Northwest AHEC

PrEP and Public Health - What's New in 2022?
Christopher B Hurt, MD
Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, UNC School of Medicine
Director, NC HIV Training and Education Center

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Objectives:

  • Discuss PrEP updates and review implementation strategies for high-risk patients in NC.

Credits:

0.1 CEUs from Northwest AHEC
1.0 Contact Hour from Northwest AHEC

Sex, Drugs and STIs
Erin W Barnes, MD
Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases
Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Objectives:

  • Discuss the direct and indirect ways substance use increases the risk of STIs.
  • Examine how substance use can impart subtly different risks for different STIs, particularly HIV.
  • Describe how the forces which have shaped the opioid epidemic also influence demographic and geographic drug use risk.

Credits:

0.1 CEUs from Northwest AHEC
1.0 Contact Hour from Northwest AHEC

Updates and Practical Approaches to STI Management and Prevention in Public Health Settings

Candice McNeil, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases
Wake School of Medicine
Co-Medical Director, Southeast STD/HIV PTC

Victoria Mobley, MD, MPH
HIV/STD Medical Director, Division of Public Health
NC Department of Health and Human Services

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Objectives:

  • Review updated information on the prevention, management and treatment of STIs.
  • Examine common disease states that may complicate treatment.

Credits:

0.1 CEUs from Northwest AHEC
1.0 Contact Hour from Northwest AHEC

Updates in Vaginitis 2022
Christina A Muzny, MD, MSPH
Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases
UAB School of Medicine

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Objectives:

  • Discuss updates in recommended and alternative treatment regimens for BV and trichomoniasis.
  • Review advances in molecular diagnostics for BV and trichomoniasis.

Credits:

0.1 CEUs from Northwest AHEC
1.0 Contact Hour from Northwest AHEC


2022 STI Update Recap - The North Carolina Annual STI Update was held on March 23, 2022, as fully remote for presenters and attendees for the second year in a row. Hosting it virtually allowed Northwest AHEC and partners to offer the longstanding and reputable continuing professional development activity safely during the ongoing pandemic. The event is also provided at no cost to attendees thanks to the partners involved. Read full recap on our blog

 


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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