Sexually Transmitted Diseases

October 22nd, 2021 - October 22nd, 2024
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours
1.00 MOC Points


Today on MedNet21, we're going to discuss Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

The first part of the presentation will review important information about the rising number of
syphilis cases in the United States as well as review diagnostic and treatment considerations for individuals with syphilis. 

For the second half of  this webcast, you are going to find out how a collaboration between the emergency department physicians and the infectious disease physicians is improving the identification and treatment of patients with syphilis. And, you’ll see how you can apply these same strategies to your own community. 


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Dates and Times

End Date: 10/22/2024


As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: review epidemiologic trends and risk factors for syphilis in the United States; to review general principles of syphilis
testing and treatment; and describe how emergency department physicians and the infectious disease physicians can collaborate to improve the identification and treatment of patients with syphilis.

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Disclosure Information for Planning Committee Members and Speakers



  • Dr. Sommer Lindsey, MD
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases


The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.