NYC PTC - Adolescent Sexual Health Symposium
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Tuesday, October 17 2017
9:00am - 4:30pm
The New York City STD Prevention Training Center (NYC PTC) seeks to reduce health disparities among the NYC metro area adolescent population by increasing provider awareness about sexual health, including sexual history taking, biomedical HIV prevention, and contraception; mental health; and strategies to provide comprehensive care to LGBTQ patients.
This free symposium is designed for clinical providers such as physicians, physician assistants, nurses and nurse practitioners who provide direct care to adolescent patients. We would like to acknowledge our symposium partners: Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, Physicians for Reproductive Health, and the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene Bureau of STD Control.
Please note - Due to funding restrictions, we will not be able to provide food or beverages at this training. Food and beverages are also prohibited from being brought into the main auditorium. There are several food places nearby to choose from during the lunch break. Thank you in advance for your understanding!
Online registration is required. Space is limited. If you have not registered with our site before, please follow the instructions for "New Registrants" - you will need to enter your email address twice to begin. Returning users may login with their email and password.
Priority will be given to clinical providers. Approved registrants will receive a confirmation email (separate from the registration confirmation email) from the domain @cumc.columbia.edu.
Non-clinical providers will be automatically placed on a waitlist.
At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to:
- Describe best practices for providing comprehensive adolescent healthcare
- Describe the local epidemiology of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among the adolescent population.
- Describe current STD screening strategies for adolescent patients.
- Describe the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis among adolescent patients
CME activities with Joint Providers: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and New York City STD Prevention Training Center. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the (ACCME®) to provide medical education for physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this Live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity provides 4.8 contact hours.
CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.5 CEU's for this program.
DISCLOSURE: In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.
CDC, our planners, our presenters (for enduring material, use “content experts” instead of “presenters”), and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.
Presentations will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use with the exception of Dr. Uri Belkind’s discussion on Comprehensive Care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Youth. He will be discussing off-label estrogen and testosterone as hormone therapy for transgender individuals; Dr. Asa Radix’s discussion on Update in Transgender Health. He will be discussing hormone therapy for medical transition (estrogen, testosterone); Dr. Warren Seigel discussion on the Sexual Health of Adolescents. He will be discussing off-label use of extragenital (rectal/pharyngeal sample) nucleic acid amplification testing for chlamydia and gonorrhea screening in certain high-risk populations.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and New York City STD Prevention Training Center are jointly providing the CNE for this activity.
CDC did not accept commercial support for this continuing education activity.
Please note: Continuing education for this course will be available through the CDC Training and Continuing Education Online system (CDC TCEO), which is a separate from this registration system. Instructions for how to register with CDC TCEO, complete the online evaluation and receive a CE certificate will be included in your symposium booklet. Participants will have approximately 1 month after the course date to complete the CE process.