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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

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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Jan 29-31, 2019
Denver, CO
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22.75 Credit Hours $195.00
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2018 Coastal Georgia STD Update

This one-day continuing education conference will be held in Savannah on both May 10th and May 11th at the Chatham County Health Department, located at 1395 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah, GA 31406. Space is limited so register early for this conference. If in-person attendance is not possible, the conference can be accessed through Georgia's VICS system. If you prefer to attend through VICS, please register using one of the two VICS registrations and contact your local VICS Coordinator to schedule your site as a VICS participant .

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

May 10, 2018
VICS
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6 Credit Hours $0.00
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May 10, 2018
Savannah, GA
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6 Credit Hours $0.00
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May 11, 2018
VICS
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6 Credit Hours $0.00
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May 11, 2018
Savannah, GA
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6 Credit Hours $0.00
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St. Louis STD 101 for Community Health Workers Webinar

This program provides a basic overview of the clinical aspects of STDs for people working in STD/HIV prevention and education.  Learn about STDs including epidemiology, reproductive anatomy, causes, symptoms, transmission, prevention & partner services. 

This course is designed for non-clinicians, counselors, case managers, outreach workers, teachers, health educators, church health ministers, youth workers. 

COURSE OBJECTIVES:  By the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Describe common STDs and their symptoms.
  • Describe the synergistic effects between STDs & HIV.
  • Discuss resources available for those affected by STDs and HIV.
  • List high risk behavior for acquiring STD/HIV.




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

May 10, 2018
Webinar
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2 Credit Hours $15.00
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UW PTC - 1 Day Clinical STD Update for Clinicians

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

Anchorage, Alaska (on the Alaska Pacific University campus)
May 11, 2018
9:00am-5:00pm
Cost: $150

 

TOPICS INCLUDE (subject to change):

  • Update on Gonorrhea
  • Update on Chlamydia
  • STDs in Adolescents
  • Syphilis: Overview and Update
  • Update on Vaginal Health
  • 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 May 3rd 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.



 



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

May 11, 2018
Anchorage, AK
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6.4 Credit Hours $150.00
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Aug 9, 2018
Boise, ID
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6.4 Credit Hours $150.00
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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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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

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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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 staff assistant Kimberly Taylor at 303-602-3648



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

May 23, 2018
Denver, CO
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4.5 Credit Hours $60.00
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May 24, 2018
Denver, CO
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4.5 Credit Hours $60.00
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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.


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 6 continuing education hours.

 

The Curry International Tuberculosis Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 6 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 6 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

Jun 16, 2018
Honolulu, HI
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6 Credit Hours $90.00
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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

Jun 20, 2018
Hartford, CT
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16 Credit Hours $0.00
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Aug 13, 2018
Hartford, CT
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16 Credit Hours $0.00
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Oct 22, 2018
Hartford, CT
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16 Credit Hours $0.00
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UW PTC - Venipuncture Techniques

This 1-day course instructs students in the basics of blood draw technique, including tourniquet tying, finding and preparing a suitable vein, appropriate blood tube use, proper materials disposal and safety. The class is taught through lecture and hands-on practice on both simulated models and other course participants (not mandatory).

This course is designed for health care workers who wish to develop or enhance phlebotomy skills.


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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

Jun 20, 2018
Seattle, WA
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0 Credit Hours $200.00
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UW PTC - Clinical Practicum: Idaho

An optional 2-day clinical practicum is available to participants who complete the "Clinical STD Update" in Boise, ID on August 09, 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):

Central District Health Department. Clinic, Boise, ID

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

Aug 10-Oct 31, 2018
Boise, ID
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12.5 Credit Hours $150.00
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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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UW PTC - Clinical Practicum: Washington

An optional 2-day clinical practicum is available to participants who complete the "Clinical STD Update" in Tacoma, WA on November 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 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

Nov 16-Jan 31, 2019
Seattle, WA
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12.5 Credit Hours $150.00
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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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National Network of STD HIV Prevention Traning Centers Denver Health