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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 15, 2017
Denver, CO
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4.5 Credit Hours $60.00
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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

Dec 18, 2017
Greensboro, NC
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0 Credit Hours $0.00
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Dec 20, 2017
Greensboro, NC
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0 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

Jan 30-Feb 1, 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 - $15
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) through the joint providership of Cardea and CAPTC. Cardea is accredited by the IMQ/CMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Cardea designates this live event for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Nursing Contact Hours - Free 
The California Prevention Training Center is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 14547 for 1.2 contact hours for STD Expert Hour Webinar: Antibiotic Resistant Gonorrhea. If you are requesting nursing contact hours, you must be in attendance for the entire training. No partial credit is allowed.




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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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

CME fee: $15; Nursing Contact Hours are free.

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.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Institute for Medical Quality /California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) through the joint providership of Cardea and CAPTC. Cardea is accredited by the IMQ/CMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Cardea designates this live event for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

California STD/HIV Prevention Training Center is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 14547 for 4.8 contact hours for Male & Female Genital Exam Skills. If you are requesting nursing contact hours, you must be in attendance for the entire training. No partial credit is allowed.

 




Geraldine Grey 510-625-6000 Geraldine.Grey@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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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.

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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Apr 19, 2018
Phoenix, AZ
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6 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

3 CME credits: $15; Nursing Contact Hours: Free

 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Institute for Medical Quality /California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) through the joint providership of Cardea and CAPTC. Cardea is accredited by the IMQ/CMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Cardea designates this live event for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The California STD/HIV Prevention Training Center is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 14547 for 3.6 contact hours for Examination & Interpretation of Wet Preparations of Vaginal Specimens. If you are requesting nursing contact hours, you must be in attendance for the entire training. No partial credit is allowed.




Geraldine Grey 5106256020 geraldine.grey@ucsf.edu

Feb 8, 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 19-20, 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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Nov 5-6, 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

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.

 

 

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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
0 Credit Hours $250.00
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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.


Spokane, WA
March 15, 2018

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

Pre-enrollment by September 8, 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 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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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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