Emerging Issues in Sexually Transmitted Diseases: 2010 STD Treatment Guidelines Archived Webinar - Update on Sexual Health in Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM)


Description: This archived webinar is for clinicians who provide care for men who have sex with men (MSM). The webinar will review critical diagnostic and management challenges for specific STDs of concern, with an overview the epidemiology of STDs among MSM. The webinar will discuss recommendations specific to helping MSM establish and maintain sexual health. Components of the 2010 STD Treatment Guidelines and additional resources relevant to clinicians working with MSM will also be discussed.

Webinar Slides - webinar slides are available at www.cdc.gov/std/treatment/2010/MSM-Webinar-Slides-June-7-2012.pdf.

Go to www.cdc.gov/std/treatment/2010/ for additional STD Treatment Guidelines resources.

• John T. Brooks, MD, Leader, HIV Epidemiology Research Team, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
• Joel E. Gallant, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology; Associate Director, Johns Hopkins AIDS Service, Johns Hopkins University
• Jeanne M. Marrazzo, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Seattle STD/HIV Prevention Training Center; Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine

Learning Objectives:
• Discuss clinical significance of the sexual health/clinical issue.
• Describe epidemiological trends related to the sexual health/clinical issue.
• Identify key screening and treatment recommendations for management of the sexual health/clinical issue, in accordance with CDC 2010 STD Treatment Guidelines.
• Promote health improvement, wellness, and disease prevention in cooperation with patients, communities, at-risk populations, and other members of an interprofesssional team of health care providers.

Target Audience: Nurses, Physicians and Other Clinicians, Pharmacy Professionals, General Public Health Staff, Public Health, Health Care

Competencies Addressed:
Council on Linkages between Academia and Public Health Practice
• 6A4. Identify the basic public health sciences
• 6B4. Applies the basic public health sciences

Course Duration (Hours): 1.5