Webinar - Mandated Third Trimester Syphilis Screening Among Pregnant Persons in New York City (NYC): A Response to Increases in Congenital Syphilis in NYC
THURSDAY, JANUARY 30, 2020
12:00 - 1:00PM
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and New York City STD Prevention Training Center are offering a free, one-hour webinar on congenital syphilis in NYC to provide information on the recent changes to the NYC Health Code requiring third trimester screening. Each webinar will: provide background information on syphilis in pregnancy and the changing epidemiology of congenital syphilis in New York City, and review recent changes to the New York City Health Code requiring third trimester syphilis screening among pregnant persons between 28-32 weeks gestation. There will also be an opportunity to address providers’ questions.
Clinical providers in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Neonatology, Adolescent Medicine, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Urgent Care, Infectious Diseases, Emergency Medicine.
Susan Blank, MD MPH
CAPT US Public Health Service, Assistant Commissioner
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Bureau of Sexually Transmitted Infections
Dr. Susan Blank is a medical epidemiologist with the Division of STD Prevention at the US Centers for Disease Control, and, since 1992, has been assigned to the Bureau of Sexually Transmitted Infections (BSTI) within the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH). Dr. Blank has served as Assistant Commissioner for DOHMH BSTI since 2000.
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CME: 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 & Prevention and the New York City STD/HIV Prevention Training Center. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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 1 contact hour.
CDC, our planners, our 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.
CDC did not accept commercial support for this continuing education activity.