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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

Apr 26, 2017
Hartford, CT
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8 Credit Hours $0.00
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Jun 21, 2017
Hartford, CT
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8 Credit Hours $0.00
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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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Denver PTC - Motivational Interviewing

This is course will cover the basics of Motivational Interviewing. Motivational Interviewing is a method that works on facilitating and engaging intrinsic motivation within the client in order to change behavior. MI is a goal-oriented, client-centered counseling style for eliciting behavior change by helping clients to explore and resolve ambivalence

Danielle Osowski 3036023637 Danielle.osowski@dhha.org

May 3, 2017
Denver, CO
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3 Credit Hours $0.00
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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

May 8-9, 2017
Boston, MA
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16 Credit Hours $0.00
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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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UW PTC - 1 Day Clinical STD Update for Clinicians, with Optional Clinical Practicum

The ANTHC HIV/STD Prevention program is partnering with the University of Washington STD Prevention Training Center and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to host the “Prevent, Treat, Educate Conference: Working Together to Reduce HIV, STDs, Viral Hepatitis and TB in Alaska” in Anchorage, May 8-10.

Registration is now open at www.anthc.org/PTE-Conference.

 

The conference invites public health professionals and health care providers to learn how to best reach, treat and educate those at greatest risk for HIV and STDs, viral hepatitis and TB infections. This conference expands the two-day Clinical STD Update that has been hosted by the University of Washington for health care providers annually in Anchorage to a three-day conference that will also welcome providers from the behavioral, medical, social service and education fields that serve at-risk Alaskans.

Continuing education credits are pending. For more information on the conference, visit www.anthc.org/PTE-Conference or contact Jennifer Williamson at jjwilliamson@anthc.org.

 



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

May 8-10, 2017
Anchorage, AK
0 Credit Hours $260.00
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Aug 10, 2017
Boise, ID
0 Credit Hours $150.00
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Ratelle PTC Brightfield Microscopy/Wet Mount

Laboratory courses integrate lectures on methodology, interpretive techniques, observations and demonstrations with hands-on exercises using clinical specimens.



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

May 9, 2017
Jamaica Plain, MA
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4 Credit Hours $0.00
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AL/NC PTC - North Carolina Two-Day Experiential Training

Target audience:  This training is strictly a hands-on activity and is available to STD providers desiring this experience.

 

North Carolina STD Enhanced Role nurses desiring hands-on experience to satisfy agreement addenda practice requirements for recertification/re-rostering are encouraged to take this course.



Rick Williams 3366413105 rwillia0@co.guilford.nc.us

May 16-17, 2017
Greensboro, NC
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14 Credit Hours $0.00
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May 23-24, 2017
Greensboro, NC
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14 Credit Hours $0.00
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PTC at Johns Hopkins - 3 Day STD Intensive with Skills

This three-day course is open to clinicians offering STI services. The curriculum includes didactic presentations by experienced faculty; 1/2 day of experiential training in laboratory techniques and, 1/2 day “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 $100.00

ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS:

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 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 claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.5 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 18 contact hours.

CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 1.9 CEU's for this program.

CPE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This program is a designated event for pharmacists to receive 18.5 Contact Hours in pharmacy education. The Universal Activity Number is 0387-9999-16-071-L01-P.

Category: This activity has been designated as Knowledge-Based

For Certified Public Health Professionals (CPH)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer 19 CPH recertification credits for this program.

CDC is an approved provider of CPH Recertification Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. Effective October 1, 2013, the National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) accepts continuing education units (CEU) for CPH recertification credits from CDC. Please select CEU as your choice for continuing education when registering for a course on TCEOnline. Learners seeking CPH should use the guidelines provided by the NBPHE for calculating recertification credits. For assistance please contact NBPHE at http://www.NBPHE.org.

DISCLOSURE:

CDC, our planners, our presenters (for enduring material, use “content experts” instead of “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 Judy Wessell, DNP, FNP BC, ANP BC, ACRN, AACRN, AAHIVS and she wishes to disclose that she is on speakers bureua for ViiV, BMS, and Gilead. Dr. Richard Sterling would like to disclose that he is on advisory board for Gilead, Abbott/Abbvie, BMS, Vertex, Salix, Bayer. He also does research for Gilead, Abbott/Abbvie, Genentech, Merck, BMS, Vertex, Boehringer Ingelheim.

Presentations will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use with the exception of Dr. Rein’s discussion on the use of fluoroquinolones for M. genitalium and NGU. Also the future use of new combination therapies for GC being studied by CDC and data on incomplete HPV vaccine regimens and Gentamicin for GC. Also with the exception of Dr. Richard Sterling's discussion on Use of DAA in treating HCV.

 CDC did not accept commercial support for this continuing education activity.



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

May 17-19, 2017
Richmond, VA
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24 Credit Hours $0.00
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Jun 28-30, 2017
Westin, WV
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24 Credit Hours $100.00

If you need an invoice for payment, contact Jeanne Hoover at Jeanne.hoover@baltimorecity.gov

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St. Louis PTC - STD Intensive (2 days via 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

May 23-24, 2017
St. Louis
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14 Credit Hours $25.00
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POCT Training

Identify Point of Care Test (POCT) options for common STIs.

Demonstrate proper techniques in the use of selected POCTs for STIs.

                      

Professional Practice Gap and Knowledge is in identifying what current FDA approved POCTs for STDs are available and how to perform these tests.  Our activity will address the need by introducing current POCTs for STDs that are currently available, demonstrating how selected POCTs for STDs are performed and having participants identifying various unknowns correctly, using selected POCTs under laboratory supervision.    There will be a lab consultant that will be assisting participants in properly identifying the unknown specimens.



Jeanne Hoover 410-545-1547 Jeanne.Hoover@baltimorecity.gov

Jun 8, 2017
Baltimore, MD
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0 Credit Hours $0.00
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CA PTC -STD Clinical Update

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

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

Jun 9, 2017
Las Cruces, NM
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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

Jun 12-14, 2017
Greensboro, NC
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21 Credit Hours $100.00
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St. Louis PTC - STD Update 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

he course, an update overview of STDs, includes 4 hours of lecture.  Topics presented include:  gonorrhea, chlamydia & syphilis.

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

Jun 23, 2017
St. Louis, MO
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4 Credit Hours $40.00
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PTC at Johns Hopkins - STD/HIV Updates

To increase the awareness of trends in STI morbidity in our catchment area (DC, DE, MD, PA, TN, VA, WV and surrounding areas) and to offer training in clinical care, medical management and diagnosis, behavioral techniques and partner management activities to clinical health care providers, utilizing didactic methods, presenting the most current information, and implementing research findings regarding STIs.  We will discuss the transmission, symptoms, tests available and treatment of sexually transmitted infections.  This class is limited due to the venue.  No charge for this course.  Continuing education is available.

Jeanne Hoover 410-545-1547 Jeanne.Hoover@baltimorecity.gov

Jun 23, 2017
Nashville, TN
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0 Credit Hours $0.00
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Denver PTC - Wet Prep Workshop

This lab practicum 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.

This class is presented in conjunction with the 2017 National Sexual Health Conference.

The workshop will be held fro 1:00 - 5:00 pm at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in downtown Denver as a pre-conference workshop.  Space is limited to 18 participants.



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

Jul 6, 2017
Denver, CO
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4 Credit Hours $95.00
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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 10-20 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

Jul 24-28, 2017
Baltimore, MD
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40 Credit Hours $250.00
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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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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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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