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Implicit Bias

0.75 CEUs
Implicit Bias

Module Description:

This 45-minute module is the first of the Sexual Health Course One: Communicating with Patients course. This interactive e-learning module will introduce implicit bias, address stigma within patient-provider encounters, and identify ways for providers to provide patient-centered care, free from stigma and bias.

Credit Dates:

06/15/2023 – 06/14/2024

Jointly provided by Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) and the American Academy of HIV Medicine.

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Gilead Sciences. 

Learning Objectives
  • Define implicit bias and intersectional stigma
  • Identify how implicit bias can propagate stigma within patient-provider encounters
  • Analyze a case presentation to determine the presence of implicit bias or stigma within the patient-provider encounter

Target Audience
This activity is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, pharmacists, and other providers who are engaged in the care of sexual health of patients.

Estimated Time to Complete the Activity: 45 minutes

Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, TX

Method of Participation and Request for Credit

There are no fees for participating and receiving CME/CE credit for this activity.

Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 0.75 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive CE credit, learners must follow these steps during the period from June 15, 2023 through June 14, 2024:

  1. Review the objectives and disclosures
  2. Study the educational content
  3. Visit
  4. (If applicable) Successfully complete the activity quiz
  5. Complete the activity evaluation

For Pharmacists: Upon successfully completing the post-test ( if applicable) with a score of 75% or better and the online evaluation, your credit will be submitted to CPE Monitor. Please check your NABP account within thirty (30) days to make sure the credit has posted.

If you have questions regarding the certification of this activity, please contact PACE by visiting

Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) and the American Academy of HIV Medicine. PACE is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Education PACE designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Pharmacy Education PACE designates this continuing education activity for 0.75 contact hour(s) (0.075 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.
(Universal Activity Number - JA4008073-9999-22-180-H01-P)
Type of Activity: Knowledge

Continuing Nursing Education The maximum number of hours awarded for this Nursing Continuing Professional Development activity is 0.75 contact hours.

Disclosure of Conflict of Interest
PACE requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial relationships they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant financial relationships are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PACE policy. PACE is committed to providing learners with high-quality accredited CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.

The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies related to the content of this educational activity:

Dr. Hicks has nothing to disclose.

Planners and Managers
The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose.
The Academy managers have nothing to disclose.

Media: Internet

Computer System Requirements
This program requires the use of an internet-connected computer or device and a modern web browser capable of streaming video.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.