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The High Risk of HIV Infection among Men with Sexually Transmitted Bacterial Infections

The High Risk of HIV Infection among Men with Sexually Transmitted Bacterial Infections
The High Risk of HIV Infection among Men with Sexually Transmitted Bacterial Infections
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Resource ID: CM394
Original Presentation: 10/13/2015
Web Posting: 2/9/2016
CE Expiration: 10/12/2018
Presenter
  • Preeti Pathela, DrPH, MPH
    Bureau of Sexually Transmitted Disease Control New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, New York, NY
Learning Objectives
At the completion of this educational session, participants will:
  1. Appreciate the risk of HIV infection among men diagnosed with rectal gonorrhea and chlamydia in STI clinics, and factors associated with HIV acquisition.
  2. Appreciate the risk of HIV infection among men diagnosed with early syphilis infections in NYC, and factors associated with HIV acquisition.
  3. Understand the components of a comprehensive bio-behavioral approach to HIV prevention.
Presenter Bio
Preeti Pathela, DrPH, MPH
Preeti Pathela is the senior epidemiologist at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Bureau of Sexually Transmitted Disease Control. She has been conducting STD program evaluation and research studies for 12 years, with special interests in correctional health, sexual health issues among men who have sex with men, and the relationship between sexual behavior and sexual identity. Preeti received her doctoral degree in Epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and her MPH from Emory University.
Continuing Education Credit

This CME activity was approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ on October 13, 2015 and will terminate October 12, 2018.

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. Pathela (Presenter) has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Dr. Pathela submitted her slides in advance for adequate peer review, and will support her presentation and clinical recommendations with the best available evidence from the medical literature.

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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