Opt-out Sexually Transmitted Infection Testing in Immigrant Detention
Infectious disease specialist, CAPT Edith Lederman, presents findings of an opt-out STI testing program that was piloted at two ICE detention facilities. She will share the implications of this pilot for advancing public health through broader implementation in U.S. detention facilities.
This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals caring for incarcerated patient populations.
After participating in this activity, clinicians should be able to:
- Detail updates in preventive medicine and infectious diseases
- Describe new management strategies for treating chronic diseases
- Apply new evidenced-based medicine to correctional medicine practice
CAPT Edith Lederman
Lead, Infectious Disease Program, ICE Health Service Corps (IHSC)
Adjunct Professor, San Diego State University of Public Health
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The following faculty, planners, and staff report they have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interest(s):
- Newton Kendig, MD (Speaker & Planner)
- Kathryn Binney (Staff)
- Leticia Hall (Staff)
- Naomi Loughlin (Staff)
- Sheena King (Staff)
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