2020 GA Annual STD Update Program
The 2020 Update will provide up-to-date information on prevention, management and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV. The program will also include case studies that will review common disease states that may complicate treatment, explore emerging infections, and discuss the future of testing technique implementation.
This one-day continuing education conference will be held in Atlanta, GA on May 27th and May 28th broadcasting from the Georgia Department of Public Health, located at 2 Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303. Space is limited so register early for this conference.
If in-person attendance is not possible, the conference is accessible 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.
Participants utilizing the VICS systems should be aware of unforeseen technical difficulties before and/or during the presentation. Districts are encouraged to test their systems prior to the start of the event. Please contact your district/VICS IT personnel for all technical issues. If you have questions regarding the CDC/NNPTC registration and/or Health Professional Application for Training, please contact Aiesha Gentry at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have questions regarding the VICS system please contact your local VICS Coordinator.
This knowledge-based activity is targeted to physicians, advanced practice providers, pharmacists, nurses, public health workers and other health care providers.
As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, the Alabama-North Carolina Prevention Training Center and Georgia Deparment of Public Health provides compassionate education and respectful care for all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
- Review the current epidemiology and demographic composition of STIs and HIV in Georgia
- Decrease stigma and increase sexual health equity for special populations - adolecents, LGBT, LatinX, etc.
- Idenitfy common methods, missed opportunities and the consequences of Syphilis diagnosis
- Provide Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) updates and implementation strategies to reduce the acquisition of HIV among high-risk individuals
- Summarize the complicating factors involved in treating pain and discomfort with opioid analgesics for HIV+ patients
Aiesha Gentry 205-975-5505 email@example.com