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`Ratelle PTC- STD Clinical Intensive

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.

Clinical Courses feature 2 days of onsite training that includes 2015 STD guideline review, case discussions, use of Motivational Interviewing and laboratory instruction PLUS 1/2 day of clinical shadowing to be scheduled within three weeks of didactic sessions.



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

Mar 25-26, 2019
Boston, MA
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16 Credit Hours $0.00
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Sep 23-24, 2019
Boston, MA
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16 Credit Hours $0.00
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Nov 4-5, 2019
Boston, MA
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16 Credit Hours $0.00
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North Carolina STD Intensive Training

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. This course is offered at :


Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services

1100 East Wendover Avenue

Greensboro, North Carolina 27405



Andrea Lewis aalewis@wakehealth.edu

Mar 26-27, 2019
Greensboro, NC
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14 Credit Hours $0.00
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Denver PTC - Webinar - STI Update

This one hour webinar will cover new and emerging issues related to Gonorrhea in Colorado and the Denver Metro Area.

Discussion topics will include:

 

  • Current trends in Gonorrhea (national, state and local)
  • Emerging clinical issues in adults
  • SURRG Data

 

This webinar will be held from 12:00 - 1:00 pm MST.

A confirmation email will be sent to all registrants the week of April 1, 2019.

Cost:  None

Evaluation and CE Certificates:

  • 1.0 CNE/CME will be offered for this course.
  • Evaluation surveys are sent via email immediately following the webinar.
  • CE Certificates are sent via email following completion of your evaluation.
  • Evaluation surveys are closed down two weeks after the webinar so be sure to complete your evaluation.

For more information, please contact Danielle Osowski at 303-602-3637, danielle.osowski@dhha.org 



Teri Anderson 3036023602 teri.anderson@dhha.org

Apr 3, 2019
Denver, CO
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1 Credit Hour $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

Apr 23-24, 2019
St. Louis, MO
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14 Credit Hours $75.00
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UW PTC - 1 Day Clinical STD Update for Clinicians

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


Missoula, Montana (University of Montana campus)
April 24, 2019
8:30am-5:00pm
Cost: $150

 

TOPICS INCLUDE (subject to change):

  • Update on Gonorrhea
  • Update on Chlamydia
  • Syphilis: Epidemiology and Clinical Presentation
  • Syphilis: Treatment
  • Update on Hepatitis C
  • 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 April 17th 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 light continental breakfast will be provided.

 



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 6.5 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 6.5 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

Apr 24, 2019
Missoula, MT
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6.5 Credit Hours $150.00
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May 10, 2019
Anchorage, AK
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0 Credit Hours $150.00
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Aug 9, 2019
Boise, ID
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6.5 Credit Hours $150.00
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Oct 17, 2019
Eugene, OR
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6.5 Credit Hours $150.00
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CA PTC - STD Expert Hour Webinar Series

STD Expert Hour Webinar Series: Vaginitis!

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.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the normal vaginal milieu and changes that are associated with vaginal pathology, to better diagnose and treat vaginal infections.
  • Discuss the most common causes of vaginitis, to reduce infectiousness and decrease transmission.
  • Summarize the current treatment guidelines for vaginitis, to ensure appropriate treatment and follow-up testing.

Continuing Education Credits:

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. 

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

Apr 24, 2019
Webinar
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1 Credit Hour $0.00
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St. Louis PTC - “Syphilis Update for Kansas Clinicians: Focus on Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention” - 10:00 AM-12:00 Noon (CDT)

Syphilis Webinar for Kansas Clinicians

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

May 2, 2019
Webinar
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2 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

May 7-9, 2019
Denver, CO
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21.75 Credit Hours $300.00
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Jan 28-30, 2020
Denver, CO
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21.75 Credit Hours $300.00
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CA PTC - Examination and Interpretation of Wet Preparations of Vaginal Specimens

Intended for Practicing Clinicians with Prior Wet Mount Experience

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. The course fee will be waived for UCSF residents.


Registration: $50.00

3 CME credits/ 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. 

 

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

May 9, 2019
San Francisco, CA
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3 Credit Hours $50.00
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UW PTC - Clinical Practicum: Anchorage

An optional 2-day clinical practicum is available to participants who complete the "Clinical STD Update" in Anchorage, Alaska on May 10, 2019.

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):

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.

 

 


 

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).
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.

 


 



Ronnie Staats 206-685-9850 rstaats@uw.edu

May 13-Jul 31, 2019
Anchorage, AK
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12.5 Credit Hours $150.00
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Ratelle PTC - STD Clinical Intensive

Clinical courses features pre-course self-study followed by 3 days of on-site training that includes case discussion, clinical skills practicum, and hands-on laboratory instruction (wet mount).

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 20-21, 2019
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.

University of Washington Campus, Seattle
June 17 & 18, 2019

8:45am-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:

  • Update on Vaginal Health | Hillary Liss, MD
  • Update on Chlamydia | Hillary Liss, MD
  • STDs in Adolescents | Yolanda Evans, MD, MPH
  • Update on M. genitalium | Lisa Manhart, MD
  • Update on Genital Herpes | Christine Johnston, MD, MPH
  • Taking a Sexual History | Christine Johnston, MD
  • Sexual Health in Gender Diverse People | Corinne Heinen, MD
  • Syphilis: Epidemiology and Clinical Presentation| Meena Ramchandani, MD, MPH
  • Syphilis: Treatment | Meena Ramchandani, MD, MPH
  • Contraceptive Update | Rebecca Taub, MD
  • Update on Gonorrhea | Lindley Barbee, MD
  • HIV-1 Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis | Jade Pagkas-Bather, MD


Seating is limited. Pre-enrollment by June 7th, 2019 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 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.

 

 


 

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 17-18, 2019
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 June 17 & 18, 2019.

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

Jun 21, 2019
Seattle, WA
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12.5 Credit Hours $150.00
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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

In case of emergancy, Teri can be reached by cell at 720-234-7138



Teri Anderson 3036023602 teri.anderson@dhha.org

Jun 25, 2019
Denver, CO
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4.5 Credit Hours $70.00
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Jun 27, 2019
Denver, CO
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4.5 Credit Hours $70.00
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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, 2019.

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).
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.

 

 

 



Ronnie Staats 206-685-9850 rstaats@uw.edu

Aug 12-Nov 29, 2019
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 Eugene, OR on October 17, 2019.

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).
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.

 

 

 



Ronnie Staats 206-685-9850 rstaats@uw.edu

Oct 21-Dec 31, 2020
Portland, OR
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12.5 Credit Hours $150.00
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Ratelle PTC - Advanced STD Clinical Intensive Course for Fellows

This training is for 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 9-12, 2019
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