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Management of STI/HIV Coinfection: A one hour webinar specifically designed for Florida STD clinic clinicians

2018 Update on STD Management: Practical Approaches to the Most Common STD Clinic Patient Concerns

Presentation by Dr. Katherine Hsu



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

Aug 21, 2018
Boston, MA
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1 Credit Hour $0.00
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UW PTC - Essential STD Exam Skills

September 6–7, 2018

9am - 5pm both days

 

This 2-day workshop focuses on essential communication skills and examination techniques used with patients at risk for STD. The didactic portion (Day 1) includes Sexual History Taking, Basic Male and Female Anatomy, Performance of the STD-Related Exam, Preparing the Exam Room, Review of Case Studies, Documentation, and Microscopy. During the practicum (Day 2), students observe a step-by-step exam on both male and female model patients, then have the opportunity to prepare the exam room and perform at least one full STD exam (including specimen collection) on both male and female model patients in the presence of a preceptor.

 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe skills for effective patient/provider communication in order to complete a sexual history and risk assessment for STDs and related reproductive health problems.
  2. List equipment necessary to perform a routine STD examination.
  3. Describe basic reproductive anatomy and be able to perform an STD physical examination.
  4. Identify the sites from which specimens should be obtained and proper techniques in specimen collection.
  5. List the laboratory tests which are recommended for screening patients at risk for STDs.

 

This course is designed for clinicians new to caring for patients seeking STD-related care.


 

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

Sep 6-7, 2018
John Day, OR
0 Credit Hours $200.00
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UW PTC - 1 Day Clinical STD Update for Clinicians

The Rapid City Clinical STD Update in Rapid City, South Dakota 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 South Dakota, clinicians from any state are welcome to attend.  CME/CNE is offered for this class.  

Rapid City, South Dakota (at Best Western Ramkota)
September 13, 2018
8:45am-5:00pm
Cost: $150

 

TOPICS INCLUDE (subject to change):

  • Update on Gonorrhea
  • Update on Chlamydia
  • Taking a Sexual History
  • Syphilis: Overview and Update
  • Update on Human Papillomavirus
  • 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 September 6th 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 6.4 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.


 



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

Sep 13, 2018
Rapid City, SD
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6.4 Credit Hours $150.00
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Oct 18, 2018
Portland, OR
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6.4 Credit Hours $150.00
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Nov 15, 2018
Tacoma, WA
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6.4 Credit Hours $150.00
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Mar 14, 2019
Spokane, WA
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6.4 Credit Hours $150.00
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May 10, 2019
Anchorage, AK
0 Credit Hours $150.00
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Denver PTC - Utah STD/HIV Update

The Utah STD/HIV Clinical Update is a 1-day conference covering emerging issues in STD care and HIV Prevention.  This conference is focused on topics for providers (MDs, NPs, PAs, RNs, LPNs) but all health professials are welcome to attend.  Continuing medical and nursing education credit is offered following attendance at the event and completion of the evaluation survey.  For more information, contact Kimberly Taylor at 303-602-3648, kimberly.taylor@dhha.org or Teri Anderson at 303-602-3602, teri.anderson@dhha.org.

 

 

 



Kim Taylor kimberly.taylor@dhha.org

Sep 14, 2018
Salt Lake City, UT
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6 Credit Hours $70.00
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St. Louis PTC - Kansas City, MO 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 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 14, 2018
Kansas City, MO
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6 Credit Hours $60.00
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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

Sep 24-25, 2018
Boston, MA
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16 Credit Hours $0.00
Full - Register for Waitlist.

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Nov 5-6, 2018
Boston, MA
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16 Credit Hours $0.00
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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 25-26, 2018
St. Louis, MO
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14 Credit Hours $75.00
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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 25-27, 2018
Denver, CO
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22.75 Credit Hours $195.00
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Jan 29-31, 2019
Denver, CO
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22.75 Credit Hours $195.00
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CA PTC -STD Clinical Update

Pre-Conference: 2018 Southwest HEP C Tribal Summit  

Wed. September 26, 2018

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Conference: Arizona Statewide American Indian STD/HIV Conference

Thurs. September 27 & Fri. September 28, 2018

Black Canyon Conference Center, Phoenix, AZ

 

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

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation letter in the next several days with course location and start times.

 

CME

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 18 continuing education hours.

The Curry International Tuberculosis Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 18 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 18 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

Sep 26-28, 2018
Phoenix, AZ
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18 Credit Hours $0.00
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CA PTC - STD Expert Hour Webinar Series

STD Expert Hour Webinar Series 

We're thrilled to bring you our STD Expert Hour Webinar Series! Our STD Expert Hour is a FREE recurring webinar series that highlights current topics in the prevention and management of STD to further advance your practice. We're thrilled to offer access to our network of STD Experts and hope you join us for valuable insights into delivering excellent sexual health care for your patients.


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

Oct 17, 2018
Webinar
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1 Credit Hour $0.00
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Denver PTC - Louisiana Congenital Syphilis Conference

This 1-day conference will address the increasing rates of congenital syphilis in Louisiana with presentations from local and national experts.



Teri Anderson 3036023602 teri.anderson@dhha.org

Oct 19, 2018
Shreveport, LA
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7.25 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 Portland, OR on October 18, 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):

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 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

Oct 19-Dec 31, 2018
Portland, OR
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12.5 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

Oct 22, 2018
Hartford, CT
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16 Credit Hours $0.00
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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 10-13, 2018
Boston, MA
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0 Credit Hours $0.00
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UW PTC - Clinical Update on the Management of STDs and HIV Prevention, with Optional Clinical Practicum

Save The Date for 2019!

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 12 & 13, 2019

9:00am-5:00pm


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.

 




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

Feb 12-13, 2019
Seattle, WA
0 Credit Hours $250.00
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National Network of STD HIV Prevention Traning Centers Denver Health