Delivering Sexual Health Services in the Time of COVID-19
Ina Park, MD, MS, Associate Professor Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine. Medical Director, California Prevention Training Center, and Medical Consultant, CDC Division of STD Prevention
Roz Plotzker, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine. And Clinical Faculty, California Prevention Training Center
What will you learn?
The coronavirus (COVID-19) is impacting the delivery of sexual health services in California and throughout the United States. Health systems are facing unprecedented challenges while developing innovative ways to meet the sexual health needs of their patients in real-time, and in accordance with state and federal guidelines.
This free webinar will provide an overview of recent CDC recommendations for STD diagnosis and treatment when in-person exams and visits are limited. Best practices for the use of telehealth and home-testing for STD care and PrEP management will also be discussed.
After this live webinar participants will be able to:
- Share implementation strategies for self-collected testing to minimize clinician exposure to COVID-19 when seeing clients for STD-related symptoms
- Identify changes to recommended syndromic treatment of urethritis, including treatment for gonorrhea and chlamydia
- Describe management recommendations for patients with genital ulcer disease
- Discuss HIV PrEP telehealth management approaches to ensure continuation of PrEP use for clients who are unable to get care in a clinic setting during and after the COVID-19 public health emergency
Who should attend?
- Clinic + Health Center Managers
- Health Educators
- Medical Assistants
Provider approved by California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider #CEP12241, for 1.8 contact hours.
Health Educators (CHES®/MCHES®):
Essential Access Health, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.5 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 1.5. Continuing Competency credits available are 1.5. Provider ID#98021.
Certified in Public Health (CPH):
This event was sponsored by Essential Access Health, an approved provider of CPH Recertification Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners for 1.5 credit.
Essential Access Health is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Essential Access Health designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.