2-Day STD Intensive

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When:
October 23, 2019 – October 24, 2019 all-day
2019-10-23T00:00:00-05:00
2019-10-25T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
St. Louis, MO
Contact:
St. Louis STD/HIV Prevention Training Center
314-747-1522

St. Louis PTC – STD Intensive

The course, an intensive overview of STDs, includes 14 hours of lecture over two days (clinical training will be scheduled on a case by case basis).  Topics presented include:  gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, trichomoniasis, PID,  genital herpes, HPV, Hepatitis B, chancroid, urethritis/cervicitis syndromes, pediculosis/ scabies, HIV/AIDS, partner management, and case studies.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:  At the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Describe clinical features of common STDs.
  • Demonstrate improved skills in completing STD history and physical exam.
  • Integrate HIV risk assessment into patient care.
  • Demonstate universal precautions during specimen collection.
  • Describe the process of partner notification and contact tracing.
  • Discuss recent changes to the CDCs STD Treatment guidelines.
  • Identify current point-of-care tests available for STD diagnosis.
  • Recognize the sign and symptoms of Primary, latent and late latent syphilis.
  • List current vaccines available for STDs.

Shirley Williams swilliam@dom.wustl.edu