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Sexually Transmitted Infections & New HIV Protection Guidelines

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Sexually Transmitted Infections & The New HIV Protection Guidelines

1 hour Audio and Power Point Presentation

Recorded April 30, 2015

Course Objectives:                    

At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to:      

  • Identify the various types of sexually transmitted infections, risk factors, symptoms, physical exam and laboratory findings
  • Recognize the various treatment options available for STIs
  • Formulate patient education materials for delivering the diagnosis and prognosis to patients
  • Identify which patients qualify for HIV post-exposure prophylaxis, pre-exposure prophylaxis, and be able to express the risks/benefits involved to the patient
  • Determine the need for follow-up, test to cure, and when to report to health officials

    Faculty Bio:

    Shannon Crabtree, MMS, PA-C is a certified Physician Assistant working with Northwestern Medicine in urgent care and emergency medicine.  She attended the University of Mount Union where she received a Bachelor of Science in Biology and graduated summa cum laude, was Co-Founder and President of the University of Mount Union Pre-Physician Assistant Program, and worked as nurse technician in the CCU and ICU at a local community hospital.  Shannon went on to graduate from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine's Physician Assistant Program in 2013, earning recognition for her Capstone Project in acute kidney injury prevention.   Shannon is an active almuna in Northwestern University's Physician Assistant Program teaching in Clinical Medicine and Patient Assessment courses.  She currently works at Northwestern Immediate Care Clinics and precepts Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner Students. 

    Disclosures: The above faculty had no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

    Credit Information:

    Designation Statement
    The Urgent Care Association of America designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

    Accreditation Statement
    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. Credit for this course is good for 1 year after purchase. 

    Submitting for Credit:  

    If you would like to submit for either of the credit above, once you complete the activity you must submit for credit you will need to complete the 5 question exam.  You must answer 3 out of 5 correctly to receive credit.  Your credit will be placed in your profile under Professional Development or click on "My Credits".  Email with questions.  

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