Sexually transmitted infections in adolescents (CME)

April 1, 2008

A review of the latest sexually transmitted infection screening recommendations in teens.

Key Points

Accreditation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) by CME2, Inc. ("cme2 "). cme2 is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

cme2 designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Target audience: Pediatricians and primary care physicians

Disclosures
Editors Toby Hindin, Jeannette Mallozzi, and Jeff Ryan disclose that they do not have any financial relationships with any manufacturer in this area of medicine.

Manuscript reviewers disclose that they do not have any financial relationships with any manufacturer in this area of medicine.

DR. HOLLAND-HALL is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Section of Adolescent Medicine, the Ohio State University College of Medicine, and Medical Director, Adolescent Health Clinic, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Holland-Hall has disclosed that she has received honoraria from Merck.

Resolution of conflict of interest
cme2 has implemented a process to resolve conflicts of interest for each continuing medical education activity, to help ensure content validity, independence, fair balance, and that the content is aligned with the interest of the public. Conflicts, if any, are resolved through a peer review process.

Unapproved/off-label use discussion
Faculty may discuss information about pharmaceutical agents, devices, or diagnostic products that are outside of FDA-approved labeling. This information is intended solely for CME and is not intended to promote off-label use of these medications. If you have questions, contact the medical affairs department of the manufacturer for the most recent prescribing information. Faculty are required to disclose any off-label discussion.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

The who, when, and how of STI screening and prevention in adolescents.