Credit for this activity will be provided through June 30, 2013. There is no fee for participating in this activity..
Jointly Sponsored by UMDNJ-Center for Continuing and Outreach Education and New York/New Jersey AIDS Education and Training Center (NY/NJ AETC) in collaboration with the New Jersey Cross-Part Collaboration, Ryan White Program, Part D.
Funding for this activity is provided by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
This video was originally recorded July 2012.
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, and other Primary Care Clinicians.
Program Description and Overall Goal
The NY/NJ AETC actively participates in the New Jersey Cross-Part Collaboration, Ryan White Program, Part D to evaluate and improve the quality of healthcare for HIV positive individuals. This activity was designed for HIV clinical providers as part of the comprehensive Cervical Pap Test Training Program for Clinical Providers in New Jersey. The goal of the program is to provide clinicians with the knowledge, skills, and support to appropriately perform cervical Pap tests and pelvic exams for HIV positive women as recommended by national guidelines, reduce the barriers for clinicians and patients associated with lower cervical Pap test rates, and ultimately, to improve clinical rates of Pap tests performed among HIV positive women.
Course Goals and Objectives
This continuing education activity is designed to enhance the ability of HIV care providers to perform cervical Pap tests and pelvic examinations.
At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
- Identify guidelines for cervical cancer screening in HIV-infected women.
- Recognize the most recent Bethesda system.
- Describe techniques utilized in cervical Pap smear sampling.
- Discuss and review the complete pelvic examination.
- Analyze the algorithm for follow-up and referral of abnormal cervical Pap smears in HIV-infected women.
Method of Participation
To receive CE credit for participation in the Cervical Cancer Screening in HIV-Infected Women: Pap Smears and Pelvic Examination presentation please complete the following participation survey in its entirety. The survey includes a registration page, post-test, activity evaluation form and Participant Information Form (PIF). Participants must complete the post-test at a level of 75% proficiency. After completion of the survey, participants will be able to print a CE certificate instantly online.
CLICK HERE to access the online Cervical Cancer Screening in HIV-Infected Women: Pap Smears and Pelvic Examination presentation.
After viewing the online presentation, CLICK HERE to complete the participation surveys and receive your CE certificate.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of UMDNJ-Center for Continuing and Outreach Education and NY/NJ AETC. UMDNJ–Center for Continuing and Outreach Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
UMDNJ–Center for Continuing and Outreach Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of
0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
UMDNJ-Center for Continuing and Outreach Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by NJSNA, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s COA. Provider Number P173-11/09-12. Provider Approval is valid through November 30, 2012.
This activity is awarded 0.75 contact hours. (60 minute CH)
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 13780.
Approved provider status refers only to continuing education activities and does not imply ANCC COA or NJSNA endorsement of any commercial products.
The estimated time to complete this activity is 45 minutes.
Katie Carroll, MPH
New York/New Jersey AETC
Kim Choma, RN, DNP, WHNP
Rutgers, The State
University of New Jersey
Private Practice, Summit, NJ
Nina Regevik, MD, FAACP
Raritan Bay Medical Center
|Anna M. Haywood, RN, MSN; FXB of UMDNJ
||Daria Boccher-Lattimore, DrPH;
NY/NJ AIDS Education and Training Center
|Dawn Slowinski, RN, BSN, MSN, PHCNS-BC; Garden State Infectious Disease Association
||Deb M. Winters, APRN‐BC, AACRN; ID Care
|Elizabeth Ward, MSJ; UMDNJ-Center for Continuing and Outreach Education
||Jeffrey Kwong, DNP, MPH, ANP-BC; Rutgers, The State
University of New Jersey
|Katie Carroll, MPH;
NY/NJ AIDS Education and Training Center
||Mari Millery, PhD; NY/NJ AIDS Education and Training Center
|Nadine Nader, NY/NJ AIDS Education and Training Center
||Shanon Levine, NY/NJ AIDS Education and Training Center
|Zeneida Cruz, MA; Raritan Bay Medical Center
Peer Review Statement
In order to help ensure content objectivity, independence, and fair balance, and to ensure that the content is aligned with the interest of the public, UMDNJ-CCOE has resolved all potential and real conflicts of interest through content review by a non-conflicted, qualified reviewer. This activity was peer-reviewed for relevance, accuracy of content and balance of presentation by Judith Lightfoot, DO, FACOI; Garden State Infectious Disease Association.
In accordance with the disclosure policies of UMDNJ and to conform with ACCME and FDA guidelines, individuals in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose to the activity participants: 1) the existence of any relevant financial relationship with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, with the exemption of non-profit or government organizations and non-health care related companies, within the past 12 months; and 2) the identification of a commercial product/device that is unlabeled for use or an investigational use of a product/device not yet approved.
Nina Regevik, MD, FAACP has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Consultant, Gilead.
Kim Choma, RN, DNP, WHNP, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Judith Lightfoot, DO, FACOI has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Planning Committee members Anna M. Haywood, RN, MSN; Daria Boccher-Lattimore, DrPH; Dawn Slowinski, RN, BSN, MSN, PHCNS-BC; Deb M. Winters, APRN‐BC, AACRN; Elizabeth Ward, MSJ; Jeffrey Kwong, DNP, MPH, ANP-BC; Katie Carroll, MPH; Mari Millery, PhD; Nadine Nader; Shanon Levine; and Zeneida Cruz, MA; have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
This activity does not contain information of commercial products/devices that are unlabeled for use or investigational uses of products not yet approved.
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