Original Release Date: 3/8/2012
Termination Date: 11/27/2021
Review Date: 11/27/2018

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain the importance and benefits of Partner Services to patients.
  2. Transition to initiate a Discussion about and active referral to Partner Services as part of the patient encounter.
  3. Describe the services available through the health department Partner Services Program.
  4. Refer a patient for health department Partner Services.

Accreditation Statement

Continuing Medical Education Credit

The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Contact Hours in Nursing Continuing Education

The University of Rochester Center for Nursing Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

1 Nursing Contact Hours will be provided.

Disclosure Statement

ACCME Standards for Commercial Support of CME require that presentations be free of commercial bias and that any information regarding commercial products/services be based on scientific methods generally accepted by the medical community. When discussing therapeutic options, speakers are requested to use only generic names. If they use a trade name, then those of several companies should be used. If a presentation includes discussion of any unlabeled or investigational use of a commercial product, speakers are required to disclose this to the participants.

No commercial funds have been received to support this educational activity.

Planning Committee and Speakers Disclosures

A conflict of interest (COI) occurs when an individual has an opportunity to affect educational content about healthcare products or services of a commercial interest with which she/he has a financial relationship and/or personal relationship. The following planners and presenters of this CNE/CME activity have disclosed no relevant personal or financial relationships with any commercial interests pertaining to this activity:

Sue Anne Payette, MS; Kristev Hildenbrandt, MPH; Travis O’Donnell, BA; John Helmeset, PE CPH; Monica Barbosu, MD, PhD; Oksana Babiy, BS; Tamara Eis, MS, RN-BC

Bibliographic Sources to Allow for Further Study

MMWR. November 7, 2008/Vol.57/No. RR-9

New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute. Provider Reporting & Partner Services