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Bacterial STIs in NYC: Epidemiological Trends, Diagnostic Considerations and Management Issues in People With or At Risk for HIV

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Resource ID: CM350
Original Presentation: 5/13/2014
Web Posting: 12/22/2014
CE Expiration: 05/13/2017
Presenter
  • Thomas Cherneskie, MD, MPH
    Supervising Physician, Chelsea STD Clinic
    NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
Learning Objectives
At the completion of this educational session, participants will:
  1. Describe current epidemiological trends in reportable bacterial STIs and their implications for clinical practice.
  2. Implement new strategies for the management of gonococcal infections in response to emerging antimicrobial resistance.
  3. Increase their familiarity of under-recognized bacterial etiologies of common sexually transmitted ano-genital conditions.
  4. Recognize the continued importance of asymptomatic screening for STIs in established patients with ongoing sexual risk.
Presenter Bio
Thomas Cherneskie, MD, MPH
THOMAS CHERNESKIE is a graduate of the Penn State College of Medicine, following which he continued his training in Family Medicine and more recently Preventive Medicine & Public Health, obtaining an Master in Public Health from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. His practice history includes outpatient urban primary care, occupational medicine, and currently serves as the supervising physician at one of NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene’s Sexual Health Clinics. He has nearly 15 yrs. of experience in the field of Sexually transmitted diseases and continues to share his expertise as a faculty member, and founding Medical Director, of the Region II CDC-funded STD/HIV Prevention Training Center.
Continuing Education Credit

This CME activity was approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ on May 13, 2014 and will terminate May, 2017.

The target audience is all physicians, NPs and PAs involved or interested in HIV education.

This online video and post-activity evaluation are one hour in length. 

  • After you complete the video portion of this educational activity there will be a post-activity evaluation and quiz. 
  • You must achieve at least 70% correct to receive your CME certificate. 
  • If successful, you will be provided instructions to print your CME certificate at the completion of this activity. 

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) and the Physicians’ Research Network (PRN). MSSNY is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical Society of the State of New York designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement 

Policies and standards of MSSNY require that speakers and planners for CME activities disclose any relevant financial relationships they may have with commercial interests whose products, devices or services may be discussed in the content of a CME activity.  

  • Dr. James Braun (Planner/Course Director) had no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 
  • Dr. Cherneskie (Presenter) had no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Dr. Cherneskie supported his presentation and clinical recommendations with the best available evidence from the medical literature, and submitted his slides in advance for adequate peer review.

Financial Support

This meeting of the Physicians’ Research Network (PRN) and enduring material were funded in part by educational grants from: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Merck & Co, and ViiV Healthcare.

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