Session Details
 DV9144 - Primary Care Needs of Gay Men and Other Men who have Sex with Men
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$0     CME 
Location: 205
Gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) are a diverse community with specific needs and healthcare disparities which often go unaddressed. MSM represent 2-10percent of the U.S. population, live in 99.7percent of U.S. counties, and interface with every healthcare provider. The lecture will present practical, comprehensive primary care management specific to MSM patients including: proper history/physical examination techniques and appropriate language; MSM vulnerabilities and health disparities beyond just sexual health needs; appropriate preventive care including specific immunization indications and screening examinations; Considerations in diagnosis and treatment; pearls in caring for this populations; and practical resources which can be used in a variety of settings on a daily basis.

At the end of this session, participants should be able to:
• Discuss specific health needs with men who have sex with men (MSM) patients
• Perform a culturally competent history and physical examination for MSM patients
• Identify preventive medicine needs of MSM including immunizations and screening examinations
• Screen for, diagnose, and treat common medical conditions which disproportionally affect MSM
• Identify resources to use in their clinical setting to facilitate care of MSM patients


CME Track(s):
INFD - Infectious Disease/HIV
PREV - Preventive Medicine
DIVR - Disparities/Diversity