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Ratelle PTC - Advanced STD Intensive Course for ID Fellows

This training is for infectious disease fellows and features 16 hours of didactic lectures and case discussions, along with 13 hours of on-site clinical training, which includes a hands-on laboratory (wet mounts/gram stain) and clinical skills practicum.  

Barbara Gray 617-983-6861 barbara.gray@state.ma.us

Dec 12-15, 2016
Boston, MA
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0 Credit Hours $0.00
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UW PTC - Webinar: Clinical Syphilis Update for Homeless Service Providers

 

Clinical Syphilis Update for Homeless Service Providers

The University of Washington Prevention Training Center and the King County Public Health Healthcare for the Homeless Network are excited to present a free clinical syphilis update for homeless service providers via webinar on Wednesday, December 14th at 12pm PST. This webinar will provide a general update on the presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and management of syphilis, with attention paid to the special circumstances faced by people living homeless and homeless service providers. Although this webinar will focus on service in King County in Washington State, providers from anywhere are welcome to attend.

WEBINAR
December 14, 2016
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm PST

 

Cost:
Free with pre-registration

Pre-registration required by December 12th is required. Further information, including how to access webinar, will be provided upon pre-registration.


Presenter:
Meena Ramchandani, MD MPH
Madison Clinic, MAX Clinic, Harborview Medical Center, STD clinic
Co-medical director, King County Public Health STD clinic
Acting Instructor, Department of Infectious Diseases

 

 



 



UWPTC uwptc@uw.edu

Dec 14, 2016
Webinar
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0 Credit Hours $0.00
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PTC at Johns Hopkins - Darkfield Microscopy Course

Darkfield Microscopy includes Specimen collection, preparation and identification of T. pallidum, the spirochetal bacterium that causes syphilis.

•Length – 1 day ( ½ day didactic, ½ day experiential)

•Costs – see website for prices, some scholarships available

• Target Audience – physicians, nurses, advance practice nurses, physician assistants, nurse midwives and Lab personnel

• Locations – Will bring directly to providers in our catchment area when need and demand merits

• Number of participants limited to bench space and minimum of 4

• Continuing Education is available

• Schedule – One class scheduled annually



Jeanne Hoover 410-545-1547 Jeanne.Hoover@baltimorecity.gov

Jan 12, 2017
Baltimore, MD
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4 Credit Hours $0.00
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St. Louis PTC - STD Part-Time Intensive

Didactic only February 6 & 7, 2017

This course is an in-indepth study of the most commonly seen STDs in the U.S. that covers prevention, screening, diagnosis, laboratory interpretation, treatment and follow-up of bacterial and viral STDs. Topics included are:  syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, PID, vaginitis/vaginosis syndromes, HPV, HSV, HIV, history and physical exam, partner management, and recent changes to the CDC STD Treatment Recommendation Guidelines.

 

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

 

  1. Discuss current treatment recommendations for the most common STDs.
  2. List recent developments in HIV prevention and treatment.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to take a sexual history.
  4. Identify point-of-care tests available for STDs.
  5. Recognize the symptoms of primary and latent syphilis.

 CME: The St. Louis STD/HIV Prevention Training Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 30 credits AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM .  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

 



Shirley Williams 314-747-1522 swilliam@dom.wustl.edu

Feb 6-7, 2017
ST. LOUIS, MO
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14 Credit Hours $75.00
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UW PTC - Clinical Update on the Management of STDs and HIV Prevention, with Optional Clinical Practicum

This 2-day didactic STD Update course provides participants with training in the most recent advancements in the epidemiology, diagnosis, and management of viral & bacterial STDs.  This course is designed for clinicians practicing in Washington, but clinicians from other areas are welcome to attend.  An optional 2-day clinical practicum is available to participants who complete this Update.


Topics include (subject to change):

  • "Update on 2015 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines"
  • "Update on Vaginal Health"
  • "Essentials of Syphilis"
  • "Sexual Health of Transgender Persons"
  • "STDs in Adolescents"
  • "Taking a Sexual History"
  • "Genital Infections with Human Papillomavirus"
  • "Update on Chlamydia and Gonorrhea"
  • "Update on Genital Herpes"
  • "Contraceptive Update"
  • "HIV-1 Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis"
  • "Overview of Genital Dermatology"



Course participants will learn how to:
√    Describe the latest clinical and lab diagnostic and testing procedures for the infections covered.
√    List the current recommended treatments, follow-up, and prevention messages for the sexually transmitted infections covered.


Seattle, Washington
February 8-9, 2017

9:00am-5:00pm
Cost: $250

Pre-enrollment by February 01, 2017 is required.  


Hotel rooms, dinner meals, and parking fees are not covered in the registration fee and are the participants’ responsibility.  Lunch and a Continental breakfast will be provided each day.

 


Continuing Medical & Nursing Education Credit

Continuing Medical Education: The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Continuing Nursing Education: A certificate for 13.0 contact hours (of which 7.5 are in pharmacology at the advanced practice level) will be awarded for completing all course activities, a pre/post test and an evaluation.

Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing (UWCNE) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

Psychologists: UWCNE qualifies as a CE program sponsor under WAC 246-924.240(1).

Social Workers and Counselors: UWCNE qualifies as a Washington State CE program sponsor under WAC 246-809.610.

Other disciplines: A contact hour certificate will be awarded for use in documenting completion of this continuing education activity.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 



UW PTC 206-685-9850 uwptc@uw.edu

Feb 8-9, 2017
Seattle, WA
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12.5 Credit Hours $250.00
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UW PTC - Clinical Practicum: Washington

An optional 2-day clinical practicum is available to qualified participants who complete the Seattle "Clinical Update on the Management of STDs and HIV Prevention" held February 8-9, 2017. Practica are scheduled to take place within 2-3 months following students' completion of the didactic portion of the course - your training dates will be scheduled after you register for the practicum.

The clinical practicum includes basic examination skills, skill development in sexual history taking, review of clinical case studies, and hands-on experience in the STD clinic and laboratory. The practicum includes participation in performing STD-related examination of patients in the presence of a skilled preceptor. Laboratory training includes hands-on training in the practice of rapid syphilis tests and saline and darkfield microscopy. Continuing Education is available.

Practica are conducted at the following location:

Public Health - Seattle & King County STD Clinic at Harborbiew Medical Center, Seattle, WA

The practicum is designed for clinicians and for students in medical professions training programs who have had previous training or experience in performing pelvic exams.



Ronnie Staats 206-685-9850 rstaats@uw.edu

Feb 10-Apr 30, 2017
Seattle, WA
11 Credit Hours $150.00
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Mar 17-May 31, 2017
Seattle, WA
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11 Credit Hours $150.00
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Apr 7-Jun 30, 2017
Seattle, WA
11 Credit Hours $150.00
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Ratelle PTC - STD Clinical Intensive

Clinical courses feature 2 days of on-site training that include 2015 STD Guideline review, case discussions, use of motivational interviewing,  and hands-on laboratory instruction (wet mount) PLUS  1/2 day of clinical shadowing to be scheduled within three weeks of didactic sessions.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Healthcare professionals (physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, certified nurse midwives, nurses) in public or private practice who examine and treat individuals at risk for STDs/HIV. Applicants may include clinicians who work in family planning, adolescent health, women’s health, primary care, urgent care, or community health centers.



Barbara Gray 617-983-6861 Barbara.Gray@state.ma.us

Feb 13-14, 2017
Boston, MA
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16 Credit Hours $0.00
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Mar 27-28, 2017
Boston, MA
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16 Credit Hours $0.00
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May 22-23, 2017
Boston, MA
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16 Credit Hours $0.00
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Sep 25-26, 2017
Boston, MA
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16 Credit Hours $0.00
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Nov 6-7, 2017
Boston, MA
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16 Credit Hours $0.00
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Denver PTC - 3-Day STD Intensive

The highly rated 3-Day STD Intensive Course includes an STD didactic review, hands-on practicum rotations, case management discussions and lab demonstrations. Each course is limited to 5 participants and courses often fill up months in advance, so applicants are urged to register early.

Allison Finkenbinder 303-602-3621 allison.finkenbinder@dhha.org

Feb 21-23, 2017
Denver, CO
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22.75 Credit Hours $195.00
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UW PTC - Venipuncture Techniques

This 1-day course instructs students in the basics of blood draw technique, including tourniquet tying, finding and preparing a suitable vein, appropriate blood tube use, proper materials disposal and safety. The class is taught through lecture and hands-on practice on both simulated models and other course participants (not mandatory).

This course is designed for health care workers who wish to develop or enhance phlebotomy skills.




UW PTC 206-685-9850 uwptc@uw.edu

Feb 24, 2017
Seattle, WA
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0 Credit Hours $175.00
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UW PTC - 1 Day Clinical STD Update for Clinicians, with Optional Clinical Practicum

This 1-day didactic STD Update course provides participants with training in the most recent advancements in the epidemiology, diagnosis, and management of viral & bacterial STDs.  This course is designed for clinicians practicing in Washington, but clinicians from other areas are welcome to attend.  An optional 2-day clinical practicum is available to participants who complete this Update.


Topics include (subject to change):

  • "Taking a Sexual History"
  • "Genital Herpes Update"
  • "Update on Vaginal Health"
  • "Syphilis: Refresher & Update"
  • "Overview of Genital Dermatology"



Course participants will learn how to:
√    Describe the latest clinical and lab diagnostic and testing procedures for the infections covered.
√    List the current recommended treatments, follow-up, and prevention messages for the sexually transmitted infections covered.


Spokane, Washington
9:00am-5:00pm
Cost: $150

Pre-enrollment by March 8, 2017 is required.  


Hotel rooms, dinner meals, and parking fees are not covered in the registration fee and are the participants’ responsibility.  Lunch and a Continental breakfast will be provided each day.

 


Continuing Medical & Nursing Education Credit

Continuing Medical Education: The University of Washington is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Continuing Nursing Education: A certificate for 6.50 contact hours (of which 4.75 are in pharmacology at the advanced practice level) will be awarded for completing all course activities, a pre/post test and an evaluation.

Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing (UWCNE) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

Psychologists: UWCNE qualifies as a CE program sponsor under WAC 246-924.240(1).

Social Workers and Counselors: UWCNE qualifies as a Washington State CE program sponsor under WAC 246-809.610.

Other disciplines: A contact hour certificate will be awarded for use in documenting completion of this continuing education activity.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 



UW PTC 206-685-9850 uwptc@uw.edu

Mar 16, 2017
Spokane, WA
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6 Credit Hours $150.00
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Apr 6, 2017
Helena, MT
0 Credit Hours $150.00
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STD Clinical Intensive Hartford

Clinical course features 1 days of on-site training that include 2015 STD Guideline review, case discussions, use of motivational interviewing,  and hands-on laboratory instruction (wet mount) PLUS  1 days of clinical experience to be scheduled within three weeks of didactic session.

Barbara Gray 617-983-6861 barbara.gray@state.ma.us

Apr 26, 2017
Hartford, CT
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8 Credit Hours $0.00
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Jun 21, 2017
Hartford, CT
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8 Credit Hours $0.00
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Oct 25, 2017
Hartford, CT
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8 Credit Hours $0.00
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National Network of STD HIV Prevention Traning Centers Denver Health