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A Little Tongue in Cheek: Sexually Transmissible Enteric Infections Among MSM in NYC

A Little Tongue in Cheek: Sexually Transmissible Enteric Infections Among MSM in NYC
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Original Release Date: 2/11/2020
Termination Date: 02/10/2023
Review Date: 2/22/2021
Presenter
  • Corrine N. Thompson, PhD
    Director of Waterborne Disease
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Learning Objectives / Desired Outcomes
At the completion of this educational activity, participants will:
  1. Understand what enteric infections are transmitted sexually among MSM in NYC.
  2. Learn the epidemiology of sexually transmissible enteric infections (STEIs) in NYC and how HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) may be playing a role.
  3. Understand gaps in our current knowledge around transmission and prevention of STEIs among MSM.
  4. Be aware of data “to-date” from a new NYC DOHMH study related to STEIs among MSM.
Presenter Bio
Corrine Thompson, PhD
Corrine Thompson, PhD is an epidemiologist focusing on enteric and waterborne infections. Currently she is the Director of Waterborne Disease Epidemiology at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. In this role she oversees parasitic waterborne disease surveillance systems, and provides assistance to legionellosis as well as enteric surveillance and outbreak response. Prior to this, she worked in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, with the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit where she focused on the epidemiology of pediatric Shigella infections and typhoid fever in south and southeast Asia. She obtained her PhD from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Continuing Education Credit

This CME activity was approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit on February 11, 2020 and will terminate February 10, 2023.

The target audience is all physicians, NPs and PAs involved or interested in HIV education.

This online video and post-activity evaluation are one hour in length.

  • After you complete the video portion of this educational activity there will be a post-activity evaluation and quiz.
  • You must achieve at least 70% correct to receive your CME certificate.
  • If successful, you will be provided instructions to print your CME certificate at the completion of this activity.

 Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) and the Physicians’ Research Network (PRN). MSSNY is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical Society of the State of New York designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement 

Policies and standards of MSSNY require that speakers and planners for CME activities disclose any relevant financial relationships they may have with commercial interests whose products, devices or services may be discussed in the content of a CME activity.  

  • Dr. James Braun (Planner/Course Director) has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
  • Corrine Thompson, PhD (Presenter) Dr. Corinne N. Thompson (Presenter) has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Dr. Thompson will support her presentation and clinical recommendations with the best available evidence from the medical literature, and will submit her slides in advance for adequate peer review.  

This meeting of the Physicians’ Research Network (PRN) and enduring material were funded in part by educational grants from: Gilead Sciences, Janssen Therapeutics (a division of Janssen Products, LP), Merck & Co., and ViiV Healthcare.

Details: 

  • This online video and post-activity evaluation are one hour in length. 
  • After you complete the video portion of this educational activity there will be a post-activity evaluation and quiz. 
  • You must achieve at least 70% correct to receive your CME certificate. 
  • If successful, you will be provided instructions to print your CME certificate at the completion of this activity.
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