POWER Up (PrEP Optimization Among Women to Enhance Retention and Uptake) Provider Training-Erie Family Health

November 8, 2023
This activity will improve healthcare providers' ability to identify Black cisgender women who may benefit from PrEP and increase their confidence in discussing and prescribing PrEP.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for healthcare professionals who can prescribe PrEP and work at healthcare centers participating in the POWER Up study.

Learning Objectives

After this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recall how to initiate client-centered conversations that help Black women develop internal motivation to consider PrEP;
  • Recognize short, accessible ways to share information about PrEP effectiveness, address misconceptions about PrEP, and explain reasons for suggesting PrEP;
  • Identify PrEP indications for Black cisgender women;
  • State how to follow recommended clinical and lab monitoring procedures for PrEP clients;
  • Describe the biological principles of PrEP and HIV prevention;
  • Discuss PrEP regimens, dosing, safety, efficacy, clinical indications, and eligibility;
  • Illustrate effective communication skills for conversations with Black women about PrEP;
  • Explain recommendations for counseling before PrEP initiation
  • Examine the need for PrEP adherence among Black cisgender women.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Samantha Devlin
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
Event starts: 
11/08/2023 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
11/08/2023 - 10:00am
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Online Webinar
Chicago, IL
United States
Learn more about the University of Chicago medicine via our website. For questions concerning the activity, contact Samantha Devlin via e-mail.
ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at via email at sdevlin1@bsd.uchicago.edu.

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.
  Jessica Ridgway, MD
  Associate Professor of Medicine



Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration at first mention and where appropriate in the content.
Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Health Professional Credit
Other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
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