STI Intensive 2-Day Course

0
When:
November 4, 2021 @ 8:00 am – November 5, 2021 @ 4:30 pm
2021-11-04T08:00:00-05:00
2021-11-05T16:30:00-05:00
Where:
ONLINE
Cost:
Free
Contact:
St. Louis STI/HIV Prevention Training Center
314-747-1522

St. Louis PTC – STI Intensive Course

Nov 4-5, 2021

8:00 am – 4:30 pm CST

 

Target Audience:  Physicians, midlevel practitioners (PA, NP), nurses, and other health professionals who see patients with or at risk for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

Course Description:  This course, an intensive overview of STDs, includes 14 hours of lecture over two days. (Optional clinical training can 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, prevention strategies / PrEP / EPT, and case studies.

Course Objectives:  At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe clinical features of reportable STDs: syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia.
  • Understand current STD epidemiological patterns
  • Describe clinical features of common bacterial STDs:  syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia
  • Recognize clinical presentations of common viral STDs:  genital herpes, HPV
  • Demonstrate improved skills in completing STD history and physical exam.
  • Discuss clinical characteristics of common vaginal infections:  trichomoniasis, bacterial vaginosis, candidiasis
  • Integrate HIV risk assessment into patient care.
  • Demonstrate universal precautions during specimen collection.
  • Describe current approaches to STD/HIV prevention including pre-exposure prophylaxis and expedited partner therapy.
  • Discuss evidence-based strategies for STD treatment, according to CDC’s STD Treatment Guidelines.

Accreditation Statement

The St. Louis STD/HIV Prevention Training Center is accredited by the Missouri State Medical Association (MSMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

Designation Statement

The St. Louis STD/HIV Prevention Training Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Shirley Williams 314-747-1522 sfwilliams@wustl.edu