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CA PTC -STD Clinical Update

Merced County Department of Public Health & California Prevention Training Center invite community medical care providers and other stakeholders to participate in the STD and Congenital Syphilis Update to enhance their knowledge in STD and congenital syphilis diagnosis, treatment, prevention & control strategies.

Please make note of these details:

 

Monday, December 16th, 12:30 pm-4:15 pm

*Lunch Provided.*

Merced County Department of Public Health Auditorium
260 E. 15th Street
Merced, CA 95341
 
 
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Curry International Tuberculosis Center and CAPTC. The Curry International Tuberculosis Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This conference is approved for up to 3 continuing education hours.

The Curry International Tuberculosis Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

 The Curry International Tuberculosis Center is approved as a provider of continuing education by the California State Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 12308. This educational conference is approved for up to 3 continuing education hours. Board requirements prevent us from offering CE credit to people who arrive more than 15 minutes after the start of the training, or leave the training early. Therefore, partial credit will not be awarded.




Elizabeth Olson Elizabeth.Olson@ucsf.edu

Dec 16, 2019
Merced, CA
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3 Credit Hours $0.00Merced County STD and Congenital Syphilis Update
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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

Jan 28-30, 2020
Denver, CO
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21.75 Credit Hours $300.00
Full - Register for Waitlist.

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Apr 28-30, 2020
Denver, CO
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21.75 Credit Hours $300.003-Day STD Intensive - April 2020
Full - Register for Waitlist.

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Sep 29-Oct 1, 2020
Denver, CO
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21.75 Credit Hours $300.00
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Oct 27-29, 2020
Denver, CO
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21.75 Credit Hours $300.00
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UW PTC - 1 Day Clinical STD Update for Clinicians

The Yakima Clinical STD Update in Yakima, Washington is a 1-day didactic course which provides registered participants with training in the most recent advancements in epidemiology, diagnosis, and management of viral and bacterial STDs.  Although focusing on STDs in Washington, clinicians from any state are welcome to attend.  CME/CNE is offered for this class.  


Yakima, WA
January 30, 2020
8:30am-5:00pm
Cost: $150

 

TOPICS INCLUDE (subject to change):

  • Update on Gonorrhea
  • Update on Chlamydia
  • Syphilis: Epidemiology and Clinical Presentation
  • Syphilis: Treatment
  • Taking a Sexual History
  • HIV-1 Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis 

 

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 infections covered

 

 Pre-enrollment by January 23rd is required.

 

After registering online, you will recieve an email with complete course details.



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

 



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 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

CONTINUING NURSING EDUCATION: A certificate for 6.5 contact hours (of which 4.0 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.
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.

 

 

 



 

 

Cancellation policy: Full refunds for cancellations 14 days or more prior to training. 50% refund for cancellations 8-14 days prior. No refunds for cancellations within 7 days of trainings.



 



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

Jan 30, 2020
Yakima, WA
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6.5 Credit Hours $150.00
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Mar 12, 2020
Spokane, WA
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6.5 Credit Hours $150.00
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UW PTC - Clinical Practicum: Washington

An optional 2-day clinical practicum is available to participants who complete the "Clinical STD Update" in Yakima, WA on January 30, 2020.

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 Nursing Education is available.

Practica may be conducted at the following locations (subject to change):

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.

 

 


 

Continuing Nursing Education: A certificate for 12.5 contact hours (of which -0- 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).

 

 

 



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

Feb 3-Mar 27, 2020
Seattle, WA
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12.5 Credit Hours $150.00
Full - Register for Waitlist.

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Denver PTC - Wet Prep Workshop

This course will present knowledge and techniques necessary for the proper collection, examination and reporting of vaginal wet preps. Participants will have the opportunity to enhance their microscopic skills and examine specimens containing Trichomonas, yeast, "clue" cells, red and white blood cells.

Location:  Denver Public Health Department, 605 Bannock St., 2nd floor, Room 245, Denver, 80204

Time:  9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Dress:  Casual

Food:  Light breakfast will be provided.  Lunch is on your own.

Continuing Education:  4.5 credit hours are awarded upon completion of the course.

For more information, contact course instructor Teri Anderson at 303-602-3602, teri.anderson@dhha.org or staff assistant Kimberly Taylor at 303-602-3648

In case of emergancy, Teri can be reached by cell at 720-234-7138



Teri Anderson 3036023602 teri.anderson@dhha.org

Feb 4, 2020
Denver, CO
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4.5 Credit Hours $70.00
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Feb 6, 2020
Denver, CO
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4.5 Credit Hours $70.00
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St. Louis PTC - STD Intensive (2 Days Webinar)

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

Feb 6-7, 2020
Webinar
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14 Credit Hours $75.00
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CA PTC - Examination and Interpretation of Wet Preparations of Vaginal Specimens

Intended for Practicing Clinicians with Prior Wet Mount Experience

A three-hour course from 2-5 p.m. beginning with a fifteen-minute didactic presentation on applicable issues of CLIA regulation, quality control, and infection control. This will be followed by fifteen minutes on interpretation of VWM and application to diagnosis of vaginitis, utilizing lecture, PowerPoint presentation, and group discussion. The remaining two and one-half hours consists of experiential training, including laboratory practicum on examination of saline and KOH vaginal wet mounts (VWM). During this portion of the training, participants will have an opportunity for group discussion, explanation, and demonstration, as well as practice and return demonstration. The course fee will be waived for UCSF residents.


Registration: $50.00

3 CME credits/ Nursing Contact Hours: Free

 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Curry International Tuberculosis Center and CAPTC. The Curry International Tuberculosis Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This conference is approved for 3 continuing education hours.

 

The Curry International Tuberculosis Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

 

The Curry International Tuberculosis Center is approved as a provider of continuing education by the California State Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 12308. This educational conference is approved for 3 continuing education hours. Board requirements prevent us from offering CE credit to people who arrive more than 15 minutes after the start of the training or leave the training early. Therefore, partial credit will not be awarded.



Dominique Reminick 4156966062 dominique.reminick@ucsf.edu

Feb 7, 2020
San Francisco, CA
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3 Credit Hours $50.00
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North Carolina STD/HIV Update

2020 NC Annual STD Update Program Draft

Overview:

The 2020 Update will provide up-to-date information on prevention, management and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The program will also include a panel discussion with case studies that will review common disease states that may complicate treatment, explore emerging infections, and discuss the future of testing technique implementation.

 

Target Audience:

This knowledge-based activity is targeted to physicians, advanced practice providers, pharmacists, nurses, public health workers and other health care providers.

Agenda

8:30 AM                               Registration

9 AM                                    Welcome and Introductions

                                           Lindsey Arthur, MPH, CHES®and Candice J. McNeil, MD, MPH

9:15 AM                              Getting to Zero: HIV Prevention in Practice 

                                           Christopher Hurt, MD

10:15 AM                            Vaginitis and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Women who have Sex with Women

                                          Christina Muzny, MD, MSPH

11:15 AM                            Break (PTC & NCATEC Overview slides)

11:30 AM                            Mycoplasma Genitalium and other not so usual suspects

                                          Candice J. McNeil, MD, MPH

12:30 PM                             Lunch (on your own)

2 PM                                    Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infections

                                           Luis Barroso, MD

3 PM                                    Skills Building and Clinical Pearls: Challenging Cases in STI Management

Panelists: Luis Barroso, MD; Christopher Hurt, MD; Victoria Mobley, MD, MPH

Moderator: Candice J. McNeil, MD, MPH

4 PM                                     Adjourn

CE: 5.0 hours

PARTICIPANT REGISTRATION

Viewing Options:

  • Originating Site: Northwest AHEC \ 3rd Floor, Learning Center \ 475 Deacon Blvd. \ Winston-Salem, NC
  • Remote Sites:
    • Appalachian District Health Department \ 2nd Floor, Conference Room \ 126 Poplar Grove Connector Rd. \ Boone, NC
    • Area L AHEC \ David M. Webb Learning Institute \ 1631 South Wesleyan Blvd. \ Rocky Mount, NC
    • Catawba Valley Medical Center \ Lower Level, AHEC 105 Room \ 810 Fairgrove Church Rd., SE \ Hickory, NC
    • Charlotte AHEC \ Building K, Classroom 17&18 \ 5039 Airport Center Pkwy. \ Charlotte, NC
    • Durham County Department of Public Health \ 2nd Floor, Conference Room B \ Durham, NC
    • Eastern AHEC \ ECSU, McLendon Hall, Room 105 \ 1704 Weeksville Rd. \ Elizabeth City, NC
    • Eastern AHEC \ Room D \ 2600 W. Arlington Blvd. \ Greenville, NC
    • Mountain AHEC \ Cherokee Room \ 121 Hendersonville Rd. \ Asheville, NC
    • South East AHEC \ Pelican Classroom \ 2511 Delaney Ave. \ Wilmington, NC
    • Southern Regional AHEC \ Classroom A \ 1601 Owen Dr. \ Fayetteville, NC
  • Other*
    • Pre-approved Health Department Sites. A list of sites can be found on the registration page.
    • Individual Viewing. Option to view independently using a desktop, laptop, tablet, smart phone, etc.

*These options will receive an email that includes connection information and instructions. Additionally, both options are required to complete an online evaluation and post-test in order to receive credit for the event and a certificate of completion.

IMPORTANT - MULTIPLE REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED!

There is no fee for this activity; however, multiple registrations are required. Program registration deadline is March 17, 2020 at 4 PM EST. You will not be able to switch your location after the deadline. If you miss the deadline or are unable to attend, you may view the enduring/archived sessions that will be posted to the website within two weeks post-program.

*In the event of inclement weather, exceptions to the deadline for switching locations will be determined by Northwest AHEC on a case-by-case basis.

  1. Complete the online registration through NWAHEC at www.nwahec.org/59289.
  2. You will see a popup box to redirect you to the NNPTC site to complete your 2nd required registration. Click “OK”.
  3. Register through the NNPTC site by completing a Health Professional Application for Training. Use the same name and contact information that you for the NWAHEC registration.

We recognize that much of this information is redundant. However, for the event to continue to be offered at no charge to participants, both registrations are required.

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE

If you have questions about the event, need to cancel your registration, send a substitute in your place and/or have not received your NWAHEC registration confirmation by March 23, please contact Gail Pawlik at gpawlik@wakehealth.edu.

If you have questions regarding the CDC/NNPTC registration and/or Health Professional Application for Training, please contact Aiesha Gentry at aieshagentry@uabmc.edu.



Aiesha Gentry 205-975-5505 aieshagentry@uabmc.edu

Mar 25, 2020
Various locations, NC
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5 Credit Hours $0.002020 North Carolina Annual STD Update
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