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Continuing education credits will no longer be offered for this couse as of October 4, 2019.

Not a medical professional? No problem! You don’t need a medical background to get valuable information from these trainings.  

Financial Disclosures

Leading this Training:

  • Theo W. Hodge, Jr., MD: Gilead Sciences, honoraria, Stocks/Bonds; BMS, Advisory/Consultant, honoraria; Janssen Therapeutics, honoraria; ViiV/GSK, Advisory Consultant, honoraria; Merck, Advisory Consultant, honoraria
  • David J. Malebranche, MD, MPH: Nothing to disclose

Independent Reviewers:

  • Harry Gallis, MD: Nothing to disclose
  • Rachel Simmons, MD: DynaMed, BMJ Best Medicine: remuneration for editorial services; Lemuel Shattuck Hospital: honoraria
  • Sarah Sutton, MD: Nothing to disclose


  • Kathleen Matikonis, MA: Nothing to disclose
  • Omoro Omoighe, MPH: Nothing to disclose
  • Allison Webel, RN, PhD: Nothing to disclose
  • Andrea Weddle: Nothing to disclose


You’ve heard about PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis). Still have questions? Learn from expert providers as they follow Michael’s journey managing his HIV risk. Determine how your patients’ sexual health history impacts your next course of action. Whether your patient is HIV-positive or HIV-negative, equip yourself with combined strategies to prevent new infections while becoming familiar with PrEP and TasP (treatment as prevention) as effective pharmaceutical tools. FAQs and additional clinical resources will help you fortify your HIV-prevention toolbox and provide comprehensive care.

Release Date

  • September 2016

CME Term of Approval

  • September 2019 – ANAC
  • September 2019 – IDSA/HIVMA

Target Audience

  • Physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who treat MSM, bisexual, and transgender patients.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this module you'll be able to:

  • Describe HIV-prevention challenges and opportunities for Black men who have sex with men (MSM)
  • Adopt CDC's recommended HIV-testing strategies as part of patient care
  • Incorporate CDC's recommended HIV-prevention strategies as part of patient care for both HIV-negative and HIV-positive Black MSM
  • Prescribe and monitor PrEP treatment for HIV-negative Black MSM patients if you are a licensed prescriber


A CDC analysis of four studies found that Black MSM had significantly fewer unprotected sexual encounters than white MSM.


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Leading this Training

Theo W. Hodge, Jr., MD

Theo W. Hodge, Jr., MD

Infectious Disease Physician, Capital Medical Associates

Washington, DC

Theo W. Hodge, Jr., MD, completed medical school at the University of Virginia through a Health Professions scholarship from the United States military. After completing his residency in internal medicine at Georgetown University’s Washington Veterans Affairs Program, Dr. Hodge served as an active-duty Army officer during Operation Desert Storm. Following three years of service, he completed a fellowship in infectious diseases at the Washington Hospital Center/Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Hodge is board-certified in both internal medicine and infectious diseases, and has served as a principal investigator and sub-investigator on numerous clinical trials to advance collective knowledge in the treatment of HIV/AIDS. A native Washingtonian serving the area with 20 years of private medical practice, Dr. Hodge is known for his work promoting HIV awareness within the African American LGBT community.

David J. Malebranche, MD, MPH

David J. Malebranche, MD, MPH

Internal Medicine Physician, Cobb County Adult Detention Center

WellStar Health Services, Marietta, GA

David J. Malebranche, MD, MPH, is a board-certified internal medicine physician, researcher, and public health activist with expertise in HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and LGBT health. He has published over 50 articles in medical and public health journals and is known as a dynamic speaker worldwide. Most recently, he authored Standing on His Shoulders, a memoir about his father, and he can be seen on the Greater Than AIDS campaign's “Ask the HIV Doc” series on YouTube. Dr. Malebranche currently resides in Marietta, Georgia, and works in correctional health.

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