Anal Cancer Screening and Prevention: Diagnosis, Treatment and Helpful Tips for HIV Providers

Naomi Jay, RN, NP, PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing, UCSF School of Nursing
Anal Dysplasia Clinic, University of California, San Francisco, CA

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About the Presenter: Top of page

Naomi Jay is a nurse practitioner in the UCSF Division of Medicine. A New Yorker by birth, she completed high school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and her undergraduate work at McGill University in Montreal. After a S-year sojourn in lsrael growing wine grapes on Kibbutz Gezer, she attended graduate school at the Massachusetts General Hospital lnstitute of Health Professions where she received a Masters in Nursing, specializing in Women's Health in 1989. She then completed her doctorate in nursing at UCSF in 2007. Since 1991 she has worked in San Francisco with Drs. Palefsky and Berry, pioneering the use of the colposcope in the detection and diagnosis of HPV-related diseases in the anal canal. She has also worked in cervical HPV clinical studies of adolescents and young women. She currently divides her time between a busy practice in the UCSF Dysplasia Clinic, where she is a provider of colposcopy and high-resolution anoscopy, and HPV-related research trials which have included the natural history of HPV-related anal disease in men and women, and treatment studies using vaccines, infrared coagulation, and topical medications.

Learning Objectives:Top of page

At the completion of this educational session, learners will:
  1. Know current approaches to anal cancer screening.
  2. Be aware of current and emerging prevention and treatment strategies.
  3. Learn helpful tips for improving screening and treatment skills by HIV providers.

CME Information: Top of page

This CME activity was approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ on December 17, 2013 and will terminate December, 2016.

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: Top of page

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the 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: Top of page

    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) had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
  • Dr. Jay (Presenter) had the following personal financial relationships in the previous 12 months with manufacturers of the products or services that may be presented in this CME activity: Grant Recipient from Merck, Advisory Board Member with Arbor Vitae. Dr. Jay supported her presentation and clinical recommendations with the best available evidence from the medical literature, and submitted her slides in advance for adequate peer review.
  • Financial Support: Top of page

    This PRN CME activity is funded in part by unrestricted educational grants from: Gilead Sciences, Janssen Therapeutics, and Merck & Co.

    How to Obtain CME Credit: Top of page

    This PRN web site does not have the capacity to score quizzes and permit the download of CME certificates. To obtain CME credit for this and other PRN programs, please visit the PRN Video Channel at the Clinical Education Initiative (CEI) web site PRN and the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) jointly provide PRN enduring materials for CME at no cost to the AIDS Institute of the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) for broadcast through the CEI. We thank the NYSDOH for making our CME programs available to a wider audience, and hope you will also browse the many other educational opportunities offered by the CEI.
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