PrEP is for Women, Too!

Oni Blackstock, MD, MHS
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

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About the Presenter: Top of page

Oni Blackstock is Assistant Professor of Medicine and a primary care physician and researcher at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY. Dr. Blackstock provides general and HIV primary care to patients at a Montefiore-affiliated federally-qualified community health center in the South Bronx. Her clinical and research interests include improving engagement in clinical care and health outcomes for women with HIV as well as promoting HIV prevention among women at high risk.

Learning Objectives: Top of page

At the completion of this educational session, learners will:
  • Understand evidence for the efficacy of oral HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among women.
  • Recognize considerations for oral PrEP that are unique to women.
  • Identify potential barriers to oral PrEP among women.
  • Be aware of HIV PrEP technologies for women in the research pipeline.

CME Information: Top of page

This CME activity was approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ on December 8, 2015 and will terminate December 7, 2018.

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. Blackstock (Presenter) had no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Dr. Blackstock submitted her slides in advance for adequate peer review, and will support her presentation and clinical recommendations with the best available evidence from the medical literature.
  • Financial Support: Top of page

    This PRN CME activity is funded in part by unrestricted educational grants from: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, Merck & Co, and ViiV Healthcare.

    How to Obtain CME Credit: Top of page

    To obtain CME credit for this PRN program, 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 sponsor PRN enduring materials for CME, and provide them 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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