Syphilis Prevention and Treatment Summit: A Mecklenburg County Call to Action

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*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.

Description

Clinicians and other service providers will gain a more comprehensive understanding of the syphilis epidemic, particularly in Mecklenburg County, and other parts of North Carolina as well as the impact of its resurgence and its interaction with the HIV epidemic. The Summit will emphasize approaches for the prevention and treatment of syphilis, including congenital syphilis, and the various stages of the disease as well as clinical and public health methods for preventing, identifying, diagnosing, treating, and monitoring syphilis in patients/clients.

This program is offered FREE OF CHARGE. However, REGISTRATION is REQUIRED through this South Piedmont AHEC website. The Syphilis Prevention and Treatment Summit is funded by Mecklenburg County Public Health, with logistical support from the Academy for Population Health Innovation and the NC. Department of Health and Human
Services Communicable Disease Branch and jointly provided by South Piedmont Area Health Education Center.

Registration and Dinner will be held from 4PM to 5:30 PM.
The Conference will begin promptly at 5:30 PM.


Topics
Taking a Closer Look: The Syphilis Epidemic in North Carolina
Dr. Victoria Mobley

A Congenital and OB/GYN Perspective
Dr. Areej Bukhari
Dr. Rebecca Pierce- Williams

STI Preventative Treatment: What’s New?
Dr. Candice McNeil

Panel Discussion: A Disease Intervention Specialist Perspective - Complex Cases and Treatment
Moderator: Dr. Michael Leonard
Panelists:
Dr. Victoria Mobley,
Dr. Amina Ahmed,
Dr. Candice McNeil
Bernard Davis-CEO, RAO,
Chelsea Gulden- CEO, RAIN,
Stephanie Sherard- Meck County Surveillance Coordinator/DIS

Location
Harris Conference Center
3216 CPCC Harris Campus Dr, Charlotte, NC, 28208
For directions and parking information click HERE .

Continuing Education Credit

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 Atrium Health and Mecklenburg County (Preventive Health). Atrium Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
Atrium Health designates this Live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

AAPA accepts certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician Assistants may receive a maximum of 2.0 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

2.0 Nursing Contact Hour
South Piedmont Area Health Education Center is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

2.0 Contact Hour/ 0.2 CEU
No Partial credit awarded

Learner Outcome:
Participants will be able to apply knowledge gained from this program on early identification of at-risk populations and individuals for syphilis, the 1st and 2nd line treatments for early syphilis, and the importance of follow-up to assure cure and re-treatment if necessary, in their practice.


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Policy on Faculty and Sponsor Disclosure
Atrium Health adheres to the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education regarding industry support of continuing medical education. Disclosure of faculty and commercial support relationships, if any, will be made known at the activity.

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Sessions

Status
Open
Presenter(s)
Amina Ahmed MD, Areej Bukhari , Bernard Davis , Chelsea Gulden White BA Sociology, Michael Leonard , Candice McNeil MD, MPH, FAAP, FACP, Candice McNeil MD, MPH, FAAP, FACP, Victoria Mobley MD, MPH, Victoria Mobley MD, MPH, Rebecca Pierce-Williams , Stephanie Sherard , Raynard Washington PhD, MPH, Raynard Washington PhD, MPH
Date(s)
Aug 8, 2024
Time
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Check-In Time
4:00 PM
Credit
0.20 - CEU
2.00 - Contact Hours
2.00 - Nursing Contact Hours
2.00 - AAPA
2.00 - AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Location
Harris Conference Center
Room
Full Conference Room
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
Aug 8, 2024
Time
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location
Harris Conference Center
Room
Full Conference Room
Fees
$0.00
FREE Registration (This program is funded by Mecklenburg County Public Health)
Credits
0.20
CEU
2.00
Contact Hours
2.00
Nursing Contact Hours
2.00
AAPA
2.00
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™