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Monkeypox: What Frontline Clinicians Need to Know

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Emerging Issues

Keywords: Access to Care, Care Coordination, Discrimination, Documentation, Education of - Staff (e.g., Competency-Based), Evaluation, Gender Identity, LGBTQIA+, Prevention, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).

Year Developed: 2022

Resource Type: Archived Webinar.

Primary Audience: Clinicians Enabling Staff Outreach Staff PCAs
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff

Language(s): English

Developed by: National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: The 2022 monkeypox (MPX) outbreak disproportionately affects gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM). Although severe illness from MPX has been rare, many affected individuals are experiencing a painful illness that takes weeks to resolve, and they may face stigma related to the illness and/or their sexual orientation. In this interactive webinar, clinicians will learn the latest information about MPX epidemiology, clinical manifestations, prevention, supportive care, and treatment.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.