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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 30-Feb 1, 2018
Denver, CO
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22.75 Credit Hours $195.00
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May 8-10, 2018
Denver, CO
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22.75 Credit Hours $195.00
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Sep 25-27, 2018
Denver, CO
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22.75 Credit Hours $195.00
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CA PTC - STD Expert Hour Webinar Series

Antibiotic Resistant Gonorrhea Webinar

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe current recommendations for prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, and management of antibiotic resistant gonorrhea for general population as well as different populations (including youth, pregnant women, gay men, and HIV-infected clients), to ensure infections are diagnosed and treated
  2. Summarize issues related to the development of antibiotic resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae, to ensure appropriate treatment and follow-up testing
 
Continuing Education Information
CME & 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 1 continuing education hours.

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

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1 Medical Knowledge MOC points  in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

 

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 1 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 510-625-6016 dominique.reminick@ucsf.edu

Jan 31, 2018
Webinar
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1 Credit Hour $0.00
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AL/NC - PTC One Day Training in STD for Practitioners moving from Private Practice to NC Public Health

This one day training is intended to assist physicians and advanced practice providers to move from private practice to public health in North Carolina, especially in the STD area.  The course will include a short power point presentation then one-on-one training in the STD clinic.

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

Jan 31, 2018
Greensboro, NC
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0 Credit Hours $0.00
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Male and Female Genital Exam Skills

***Please note the DATE/TIME CHANGE:

Now on Tues. Feb. 6th 2018, from 8 am -12 pm***



A skills-based hands-on training from 1 pm- 5pm, focusing on the male and female genital exam. Participants engage in experiential training with male and female teaching assistants. Designed for clinicians who will be using these skills in their clinical practice. Must be taken in conjunction with a didactic course. Course fee is $75. PARTICIPATION IN GENITAL EXAM SKILLS IS LIMITED TO MDs, DOs, RNs, APNs, PAs AND HANDS-ON MEDICAL CLINICIANS

Each enrollment application will be reviewed for appropriate qualifications for this training. Applicants will be notified by a CA PTC staff person as to their registration status.

CME & 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 4 continuing education hours.

The Curry International Tuberculosis Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 4 Medical Knowledge MOC points] in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

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 4 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 6, 2018
San Francisco, CA
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4 Credit Hours $75.00
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St. Louis PTC - 2 Days STD Intensive (Distance Learning)

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, 2018
STL Regional, MO
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14 Credit Hours $75.00
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NYC PTC - Indiana STD Intensive Course (SC2855)

Course Objectives

  • Describe current STD screening strategies, diagnostic algorithms, and CDC treatment recommendations.
  • Describe the public health aspects of STD care (e.g. optimal partner management; timely disease reporting).
 

Target Audience

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses

**Priority is given to medical providers who have not previously attended a PTC STD Intensive Course in Indiana. Non-clinical professionals and those who attended in the past will be automatically placed on the waitlist. **

 

Registration 

Online registration is REQUIRED. Space is limited. Please note that your registration is NOT complete until you receive a CONFIRMATION EMAIL from domain @cumc.columbia.eduAll course correspondence will be sent via EMAIL (to the address you register with).

If you are a new user, please follow the instructions to create a new account carefully; you will need to enter your email address in both fields. Returning users may login with their email and password.

WAITLIST
Space is limited. This training is intended for a clinical audience; 
you will be automatically placed on the waitlist if you are a non-clinical professional (e.g. social worker, health educator) or if the course is full.  


Continuing Education


CME (Physicians): 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 sponsorship of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and NYC PTC. 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 educational activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE (Nurses/Nurse Practitioners): 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 nursing contact hours.



Feb 8, 2018
Indianapolis, IN
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6 Credit Hours $0.00
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CA PTC -STD Clinical Update

This clinical training will address key components in the epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and control of common sexually-transmitted diseases.


CME & 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 4 continuing education hours.

The Curry International Tuberculosis Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 4 Medical Knowledge MOC points] in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

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 4 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 (510) 625- 6016 dominique.reminick@ucsf.edu

Feb 8, 2018
San Francisco, CA
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4 Credit Hours $0.00
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CA PTC - Examination and Interpretation of Wet Preparations of Vaginal Specimens

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. Course fee will be waived for UCSF residents.

Registration: $50.00

CME & 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. 

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 3  Medical Knowledge MOC points] in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

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 8, 2018
San Francisco, CA
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3 Credit Hours $50.00
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Mar 15, 2018
San Francisco, CA
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3 Credit Hours $50.00
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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, sexual history taking  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 12-13, 2018
Boston, MA
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16 Credit Hours $0.00
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Mar 12-13, 2018
Boston, MA
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16 Credit Hours $0.00
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May 14-15, 2018
Boston, MA
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16 Credit Hours $0.00
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Sep 24-25, 2018
Boston, MA
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16 Credit Hours $0.00
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Nov 5-6, 2018
Boston, MA
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16 Credit Hours $0.00
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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—must register seperately.

Seattle, WA
February 14 & 15, 2018

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

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.

 

Topics:

  • Contraceptive Update | Tracy Irwin, MD, MPH
  • Update on Vaginal Health | Tracy Irwin, MD
  • STDs in Adolescents | Yolanda Evans, MD, MPH
  • Update on Hepatitis C | H. Nina Kim, MD, MSc
  • Avoiding Trans-Mission: Sexual Health of Transgender Persons | Corinne Heinen, MD
  • Patient Counseling Techniques | Katie Heidere, MSW
  • Update on Gonorrhea | Julie Dombrowski, MD, MPH
  • Syphilis: Epidemiology and Clinical Presentation| Meena Ramchandani, MD, MPH
  • Syphilis: Treatment | Meena Ramchandani, MD, MPH
  • Update on Chlamydia | Christine Johnston, MD, MPH
  • Update on Genital Herpes | Anna Wald, MD, MPH
  • HIV-1 Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis | Brian Wood, MD


Seating is limited. Pre-enrollment by February 7th, 2018 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 12.5 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 12.5 contact hours (of which 6.0 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.

 

 

 

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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

Feb 14-15, 2018
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 participants who complete the "Clinical STD Update" in Seattle, WA on February 14 & 15, 2018.

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

Feb 16-Apr 30, 2018
Seattle, WA
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11 Credit Hours $150.00
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Mar 16-May 31, 2018
Seattle, WA
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11 Credit Hours $150.00
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UW PTC - 1 Day Clinical STD Update for Clinicians, with Optional Clinical Practicum

The Spokane Clinical STD Update in Spokane, 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 eastern Washington, clinicians from any state are welcome to attend.  CME/CNE is offered for this class.  

 

Enrollment in an optional Clinical Practicum is available for participants who attend this Clinical STD Update (register separately).

 

Spokane, WA
March 15, 2018

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

 

TOPICS INCLUDE (subject to change):

  • Update on Genital Herpes
  • Taking a Sexual History
  • Update on Gonorrhea and Chlamydia
  • Update on Vaginal Health
  • Syphilis: Clinical Refresher and Update in Epidemiologic Trends and Diagnosis
  • 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 March 8th 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 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.

 

 

 

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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

Mar 15, 2018
Spokane, WA
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6.5 Credit Hours $150.00
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Apr 5, 2018
Billings, MT
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6.5 Credit Hours $150.00
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May 11, 2018
Anchorage, AK
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6.5 Credit Hours $150.00
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Aug 9, 2018
Boise, ID
0 Credit Hours $150.00
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Sep 13, 2018
Rapid City, SD
0 Credit Hours $150.00
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Oct 18, 2018
Portland, OR
0 Credit Hours $150.00
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Nov 15, 2018
Tacoma, WA
0 Credit Hours $150.00
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Ratelle PTC - STD Clinical Intensive Hartford

Clinical course features 1 day 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.

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

Apr 4, 2018
Hartford, CT
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16 Credit Hours $0.00
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Jun 20, 2018
Hartford, CT
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16 Credit Hours $0.00
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Aug 15, 2018
Hartford, CT
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16 Credit Hours $0.00
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Oct 24, 2018
Hartford, CT
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16 Credit Hours $0.00
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UW PTC - Clinical Practicum: Anchorage

An optional 2-day clinical practicum is available to qualified participants who complete the Anchorage "Clinical STD Update" held May 11, 2018. 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:

Municipality of Anchorage Reproductive Health Clinic, AK

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

May 14-Jul 31, 2018
Anchorage, AK
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11 Credit Hours $100.00
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National Network of STD HIV Prevention Traning Centers Denver Health