Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is a pill taken once daily to help prevent HIV infection in uninfected people. This webinar will provide participants with an update on the current HIV and STI trends among young people in North Carolina, including debunking common myths about HIV transmission and infection among at-risk groups. Participants will also be provided with a thorough description of the new laws regarding PrEP provision for young people and the common barriers and facilitators to PrEP access. The webinar will also describe ways to integrate PrEP education into sexual health education in community and school settings, including how to communicate discussions about PrEP with young people and how to locate and make referrals to local PrEP providers.
After completion of this session, participants will be able to:
1) Describe the current status of HIV and STIs among young people in North Carolina
2) Identify new laws regarding PrEP provision and access for young people
3) Identify the best practices for integrating PrEP education into sexual health education in community and school settings
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:30 AM