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St. Louis PTC - STI Update

Target Audience:  Physicians, midlevel practitioners (PA, NP), nurses, and other health professionals who see patients with or at risk for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

Course Description: Faculty and staff from the St. Louis STI/HIV Prevention Training Center will discuss the recent CDC guidance on gonorrhea treatment as well as forthcoming changes to the CDC STI Treatment Guidelines. Topics will include evidence-based approaches to STI epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

Course Objectives:

· Discuss current approaches to gonorrhea diagnosis and treatment.

· Describe the role of antimicrobial stewardship in the management of urethritis, including management strategies for chlamydia.

· Describe current literature on the management of vaginitis.

Accreditation Statement

The St. Louis STD/HIV Prevention Training Center is accredited by the Missouri State Medical Association (MSMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

Designation Statement

The St. Louis STD/HIV Prevention Training Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



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

Feb 4, 2021
Live Webinar
8:00am - 12:00pm CST
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4 Credit Hours $0.00Update on STI Treatment Recommendations: Implications for Clinical Settings
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AL/NC PTC - 2-Day STD Intensive

Overview: 

This course provides an intensive overview of STIs by facilitating 10 hours of lecture over two days. Topics include:  gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, vaginal infections,  genital herpes, HPV, hepatitis B, mycoplasma genitaliumurethritis/cervicitis syndromes, HIV/AIDS, prevention strategies, PrEP, EPT, and clinical case studies.

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.

Course Objectives:  At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe clinical features of reportable STDs: syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia.
  • Understand current STD epidemiological landscape
  • Describe clinical features of common bacterial STDs:  syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia
  • Recognize clinical presentations of common viral STDs:  genital herpes, HPV
  • Demonstrate improved skills in completing STD history and physical exam.
  • Discuss clinical characteristics of common vaginal infections:  trichomoniasis, bacterial vaginosis, candidiasis
  • Integrate HIV risk assessment into patient care.
  • Demonstrate precautions during specimen collection.
  • Describe current approaches to STD/HIV prevention including pre-exposure prophylaxis and expedited partner therapy.
  • Discuss evidence-based strategies for STD treatment, according to CDC’s STD Treatment Guidelines.
Duration: 
  • Day 1 - 8:30 am - 4:00 pm ET
  • Day 2 - 8:30 am - 4:00 pm ET

Contact: Aiesha Gentry | E: aieshagentry@uabmc.edu 

Registration closes on Feburary 1, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET.

Due to COVID-19 response measures, all courses will be facilited viturally. The Southeast PTC is are offering in-person training at this time. 



Aiesha Gentry 205-975-5505 aieshagentry@uabmc.edu

Feb 9-10, 2021
Virtual
8:30am - 4:00pm EST
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10 Credit Hours $0.00Georgia Department of Health: 2-Day STI Intensive
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St. Louis PTC - STI Intensive

Target Audience:  Physicians, midlevel practitioners (PA, NP), nurses, and other health professionals who see patients with or at risk for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

Course Description:  This course, an intensive overview of STDs, includes 14 hours of lecture over two days. (Optional clinical training can 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, prevention strategies / PrEP / EPT, and case studies.

Course Objectives:  At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe clinical features of reportable STDs: syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia.
  • Understand current STD epidemiological patterns
  • Describe clinical features of common bacterial STDs:  syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia
  • Recognize clinical presentations of common viral STDs:  genital herpes, HPV
  • Demonstrate improved skills in completing STD history and physical exam.
  • Discuss clinical characteristics of common vaginal infections:  trichomoniasis, bacterial vaginosis, candidiasis
  • Integrate HIV risk assessment into patient care.
  • Demonstrate universal precautions during specimen collection.
  • Describe current approaches to STD/HIV prevention including pre-exposure prophylaxis and expedited partner therapy.
  • Discuss evidence-based strategies for STD treatment, according to CDC’s STD Treatment Guidelines.

Accreditation Statement

The St. Louis STD/HIV Prevention Training Center is accredited by the Missouri State Medical Association (MSMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

Designation Statement

The St. Louis STD/HIV Prevention Training Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



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

Mar 4-5, 2021
Live Webinar
8:00am - 4:30pm CST
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14 Credit Hours $0.00
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UW PTC - Clinical STD Update for Clinicians

The STD Clinical Update Mini-Series  is a two 1/2-day didactic course which provides registered participants with training in the most recent advancements in epidemiology, diagnosis, and management of viral and bacterial STDs.  Clinicians from any states are welcome to attend.  CME/CNE is offered for this class.  


Livestream webinar
March 24 &25, 2021
9:00 am - 1:00 pm Pacific 
Cost: $75
Please Note: If you are registering a large group of participants or you are registering for someone other than yourself please contact uwptc@uw.edu for details on how to register. Thank you!

 

TOPICS INCLUDE (subject to change):

  • Update on Gonorrhea
  • Update on Chlamydia
  • Syphilis: Epidemiology and Clinical Presentation
  • Syphilis: Treatment
  • Taking a Sexual History
  • Update on STD Treatment Guidelines

 

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 March 19th is required.

 

After registering online, you will recieve an email with complete course details including instructions for downloading the online platform we'll be using.




 



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 6.0 contact hours (of which 4.0 are in pharmacology at the advanced practice level) will be awarded for completing all course activities 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

Mar 24-25, 2021
Live Web Stream
9:00am - 1:00pm PST
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6.5 Credit Hours $75.00March 2021 Update
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Ratelle PTC - STD Clinical Intensive Course

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 virtual training that includes 2015 STD guideline review, case discussions, use of Motivational Interviewing and disease reporting. 



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

Mar 29-30, 2021
Live Web Stream
8:30am - 4:30pm EST
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12 Credit Hours $0.00Virtual STD Clinical Intensive
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May 10, 2021
Live Web Stream
8:30am - 4:30pm EST
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12 Credit Hours $0.00Ratelle PTC-STD Clinical Intensive
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Jun 28-29, 2021
Live Web Stream
8:30am - 4:30pm EST
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12 Credit Hours $0.00Ratelle PTC- STD Clinical Intensive
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Sep 27, 2021
Live Web Stream
8:30am - 4:30pm EST
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12 Credit Hours $0.00Ratelle PTC- STD Clinical Intensive
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Oct 18-19, 2021
Live Web Stream
8:30am - 4:30pm EST
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12 Credit Hours $0.00Ratelle PTC- Virtual STD Clinical Intensive
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North Carolina Annual STD/HIV Update

Overview:

The North Carolina STD/HIV Update provides up-to-date information on prevention, management and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). During this session presenters will review common disease states that may complicate treatment, explore emerging infections, and discuss the future of testing technique implementation. 

Target Audience:

This knowledge-based activity is targeted to physicians, advanced practice providers, pharmacists, nurses, public health workers and other health care providers.

Agenda: 

COMING SOON!

*Course credit hours will be updated after the agenda is finalized


IMPORTANT! Two-Step Registration Requirements: 

There is no registration fee, but registration is required for ALL participants. Attendance will be verified through sign-in rosters or by log in to the live stream session. 

Step 1: Register though this NNPTC site (current site)

In order for us to offer this event at no charge to participants, our funder, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, requires participants to complete a Health Professional Application for Training at this site. 

Step 2: Registration through Northwest AHEC-- www.nwahec.org/64368

We recognize that much of this information is redundant, but registration is required in BOTH systems to complete registration for this event and to receive continuing education credits. 



Mar 31, 2021
Virtual
8:00am - 4:00pm EST
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0 Credit Hours $0.002021 North Carolina Annual Update
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