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Ratelle PTC - 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

Aug 23, 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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St. Louis PTC - Louisville, Kentucky Advanced STD Intensive

DESCRIPTION:  This full-day course will provide state-of-the-art training in the field of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), with an emphasis on clinical diagnosis, treatment and prevention.  Using evidence-based guidelines from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the course will review current issues related to the epidemiology, clinical presentiation, diagnostic strategies, and appropriate treatment regimens for syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, and other STDs. 

Learning Objectives-At the end of this presentation, learners will be able to:

1)  Discuss current understandings of STD clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment

2) Describe current epidemiological trends and resistance patterns for STD pathogens

3) Utilize 2015 CDC Treatment Guidelines for STD treatment and prevention

CME Accreditation:  The St. Louis STD/HIV Prevention Training Center is accredited by the Missouri State Medical Association to provide continuing education for physicians.  Designation Statement:  The St. Louis Prevention Training Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 credits AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 



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

Aug 24, 2017
Louisville, KY
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6 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

Sep 12-14, 2017
Denver, CO
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22.75 Credit Hours $195.00
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Oct 31-Nov 2, 2017
Denver, CO
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22.75 Credit Hours $195.00
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Jan 30-Feb 1, 2018
Denver, CO
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22.75 Credit Hours $195.00
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St. Louis PTC - Omaha, Nebraska 2017 Infectious Disease Update

DESCRIPTION:  This full-day course will provide state-of-the-art training in the field of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), with an emphasis on clinical diagnosis, treatment and prevention.  Using evidence-based guidelines from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the course will review current issues related to the epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic strategies, and appropriate treatment regimens for syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, and other STDs. 

Learning Objectives-At the end of this presentation, learners will be able to:

1)  Discuss current understandings of STD clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment

2) Describe current epidemiological trends and resistance patterns for STD pathogens

3) Utilize 2015 CDC Treatment Guidelines for STD treatment and prevention

CME Accreditation:  The St. Louis STD/HIV Prevention Training Center is accredited by the Missouri State Medical Association to provide continuing education for physicians.  Designation Statement:  The St. Louis Prevention Training Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 credits AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 



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

Sep 15, 2017
Omaha, NE
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4.5 Credit Hours $40.00
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St. Louis PTC - Two Days 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

Sep 19-20, 2017
St. Louis, MO
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14 Credit Hours $75.00
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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 Clinical STD Update.  Topic list will be updated closer to the course date.

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

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.


Yakima, WA
September 21, 2017

9:00am-5:00pm
Cost: $150

Pre-enrollment by September 14, 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 CreditsTM. 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 5.5 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.
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

Sep 21, 2017
Yakima, WA
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6.5 Credit Hours $150.00
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Oct 19, 2017
Live Web Stream
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6.5 Credit Hours $100.00
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Oct 19, 2017
St. Paul, MN
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6.5 Credit Hours $150.00
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Nov 29, 2017
Eugene, OR
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6.5 Credit Hours $150.00
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Mar 15, 2018
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 September 21, 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 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 11.0 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

Sep 21, 2017
Seattle, WA
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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

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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NYC PTC - STD Intensive Course (SC2855)

9:00AM - 4:30PM

Interact for Health Conference Facility
3805 Edwards Rd Ste 500
Cincinnati, OH 45209

Physicians, physician assistants, nurses and nurse practitioners are welcome to attend.
**Non-clinical professionals will be automatically placed on the waitlist**
 

Course Objectives:

1. Describe current STD/HIV screening strategies and diagnostic algorithms.
2. Describe current STD/HIV treatment recommendations.

View the Agenda

Please note - Due to funding restrictions, we will not be able to provide food or beverages at this training. 


Registration

Online registration is required. Space is limited. If you have not registered with our site before, please follow the instructions for "New Registrants" - you will need to enter your email address twice to begin. Returning users may login with their email and password.

Your registration application does not guarantee a seat at the symposium. In an effort to ensure representation from diverse settings and locations across the state, applications will be considered, and approved registrants will be confirmed no later than Monday, August 28, 2017.

Confirmation emails will be sent from the domain @cumc.columbia.edu


Continuing Education

CME: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and NYC STD/HIV Prevention Training Center. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 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.

CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides 6.0 contact hours.

Non-MD CME is also available.

Please note: Continuing education for this course is only available through the CDC Training and Continuing Education Online system (CDC TCEO). Participants will receive instructions for how to register with CDC TCEO, complete the online evaluation and receive a CE certificate. Participants will have approximately 1 month after the course date to complete the CE process. 



NYC PTC nycptc@cumc.columbia.edu

Sep 27, 2017
Cincinnati, OH
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6 Credit Hours $0.00
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Sep 28, 2017
Cleveland, OH
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6 Credit Hours $0.00
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AL/NC PTC - 3 Day STD Intensive

This highly rated 3-Day STD Intensive course includes a day and a half didactic review and a day and a half preceptiorship and lab demonstrations. Participation in each course is limited and courses often fill up, therefore applicants are encourged to register early.

Courses are offered at each of our two partner clinics:

Jefferson County Department of Health

1400 Sixth Avenue

Birmingham, Alabama 35233

 

and

 

Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services

1100 East Wendover Avenue

Greensboro, North Carolina 27405



Tom Creger 205-975-5505 creger@uab.edu

Oct 9-11, 2017
Greensboro, NC
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21 Credit Hours $100.00
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PTC at Johns Hopkins - STD 5 Day Intensive

This five-day course is open to clinicians offering STI services.  The curriculum includes didactic presentations by experienced faculty; one day of experiential training in laboratory techniques; one clinical day with a preceptor; and, “hands-on” training in a directed sexual/reproductive health examination by genital teaching associates.  Class size is limited to 8-10 participants. Continuing Education is provided. Schedule – class schedule set annually.  The cost for this class is $250.00

 

ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS:

CME activities with Joint Sponsors: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and STD/HIV Prevention Training Center at Johns Hopkins.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the (ACCME®) to provide medical education for physicians.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this live for a maximum of 32.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CEU:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 3.3 CEU's for this program. 

Course Category:

This activity has been designated as Knowledge-Based.


DISCLOSURE:
In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, presenters, and their spouses/partners  wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters with the exception of Dr. Paul Nyirjesy and he wishes to disclose he receives research grants and honorariums from Genesis Biotechnology Group, Medicis, Novadign and Hologics.  Also Dr. Richard Sterling wishes to disclose he receives research grants and honorariums from Gilead, Abbott/Abbvie, Genentech, Merck, BMS, Vertex, Salix Boehringer Ingelheim and Bayer.  Ms. Judy Wessell wishes to disclose she receives honorariums from ViiV, BMS, and Gilead.

Planning committee discussed conflict of interest with Dr. Paul Nyirjesy, Dr. Richard Sterling and Ms. Judy Wessell to ensure there is no bias. 

Presentations will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use with the exception of Dr. Khalil Ghanem’s discussion on STIs especially Gonorrhea and Chlamydia.  He will be discussing NAATS for extragenital testing currently recommended by CDC.  Dr. Paul Nyirjesy’s lecture on Vaginitis/Cervicitis will be discussing treatments for complicated forms of vaginitis, for which there are no labeled products.  None of these are products produced by the commercial interests labeled in table 3 on disclosure and recommendations are based on peer-reviewed guidelines such as the CDC STD Treatment Guidelines.  Dr. Richard Sterling’s lecture on Hepatitis will be discussing use of DAA in treating HCV.  Dr. Michael Rein’s lecture on Bacterial and Viral STI’s will discuss data supported newer approaches to treatment.

CDC does not accept commercial support.



Jeanne Hoover 410-396-0621 Jeanne.Hoover@baltimorecity.gov

Oct 16-20, 2017
Norfolk, VA
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40 Credit Hours $0.00
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UW PTC - Clinical Practicum: Oregon

An optional 2-day clinical practicum is available to participants who complete the "Clinical STD Update" in Eugene, OR on November 29, 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 may be conducted at the following locations (subject to change):

Multnomah County STD Clinic, Portland, OR

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 11.0 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

Nov 29, 2017
Portland, OR
11 Credit Hours $150.00
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Denver PTC - Texas HIV/STD Call to Action

 

This one-day event on Dec. 1, 2017 honors World AIDS Day and addresses emerging concerns related to HIV and STDs in Texas Service Region 1.

Location:  Lubbock Memorial Civic Center

Time:  8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Target audience:  MDs, PAs, NPs, RNs, and all other health professionals

Topics will include:

  • Increaseing Rates of HIV and STIs in Texas
  • STD/HIV Screening and Treatment Recommendations
  • The Syphilis Epidemic in Texas
  • PrEP
  • STDs in Minors
  • Transgender Health
  • Social Media and STDs

Cost:  None!

CME/CNE Available

Breakfast and Lunch Provided

 

For more information:  Contact Tammy Moriearty at 806-783-6472, tammy.moriearty@dshs.texas.gov or Teri Anderson at 303-602-3602, teri.anderson@dhha.org.



Teri Anderson 3036023602 teri.anderson@dhha.org

Dec 1, 2017
Lubbock, TX
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0 Credit Hours $0.00
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Ratelle PTC - Advanced STD Intensive Course for ID Fellow

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 11-14, 2017
Boston, MA
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0 Credit Hours $0.00
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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 program assistant Victoria Myers at 303-602-3608, victoria.myers@dhha.org



Teri Anderson 303-602-3602 teri.anderson@dhha.org

Dec 12, 2017
Denver, CO
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4.5 Credit Hours $60.00
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Dec 15, 2017
Denver, CO
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4.5 Credit Hours $60.00
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UW PTC - Clinical Update on the Management of STDs and HIV Prevention, with Optional Clinical Practicum

SAVE THE DATE

 

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.


Seattle, Washington
February 14-15, 2018


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.

 



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

Feb 14-15, 2018
Seattle, WA
0 Credit Hours $250.00
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National Network of STD HIV Prevention Traning Centers Denver Health