UPMC Health Plan: Chlamydia Screening: A Call to Action

Target Audience

Pediatricians, Family Practice, Primary Care, OB/GYN Providers, CRNP’s, Pa’s, Nurses and staff

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the local epidemiology of chlamydial infections
  • Describe the health consequences of chlamydial infections in women and men
  • Indicate which patients should be screened for chlamydia
  • Review strategies to overcome barriers to chlamydia screening
  • Identify best practice to improve chlamydia screening
  • Discuss the current regional chlamydia screening trends
  • Review the regional Urine Screening Pilot

Suggested Additional Reading

  1. https://www.cdc.gov/nchhstp/newsroom/2018/2017-STD-surveillance-report.html
  2. Zenilman et al. Sex Transm Infect 2003;79:94-97 Positive Predictive Value: The Influence of Disease Prevalence
  3. The Hidden Epidemic, Confronting Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Institute of Medicine1977
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
11/30/2020
Course expires: 
11/01/2021
UPMC Health Plan
United States

Harold C. Wiesenfeld MD, CM  — Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Science, Division of Reproductive Infectious Diseases and Immunology
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.

All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.

No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Joint Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of (1.0) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hours.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
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