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AL/NC PTC - 2-Day STD Intensive

Overview: 

 This course, an intensive overview of STDs, includes 11 hours of lecture over two days. (Pandemic guidelines: optional clinical training can be scheduled on a case by case basis).  Topics presented include:  gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, vaginal infections,  genital herpes, HPV, hepatitis B,, urethritis/cervicitis syndromes, HIV/AIDS, prevention strategies / PrEP / EPT, and 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 - 8:00 am - 3:30 pm CT
  • Day 2 - 8:00 am - 2:30 pm CT

Aiesha Gentry

 aieshagentry@uabmc.edu 

Live courses are offered at each of our two partner clinics. Due to COVID-19 response measures, all courses will be facilited viturally. We are not offering in-person training at this time. 

*please check the course location for individual course offerings prior to registration.

Locations:
Jefferson County Department of Health
1400 Sixth Avenue
Birmingham, Alabama 35233 
Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services
1100 East Wendover Avenue
Greensboro, North Carolina 27405
 


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

Sep 28-29, 2020
Virtual
8:00am - 3:30pm CST
Waitlist
11 Credit Hours $0.00STD Intensive - Virtual
Full - Register for Waitlist.

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UW PTC - Clinical STD Update for Clinicians

The STD Update  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
September 28 and 29, 2020
8:30am-12:30 pm
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
  • Interim 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 September 27th 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

Sep 29-30, 2020
Live Web Stream
8:30am - 12:30pm PST
Register
6.5 Credit Hours $75.00September 2020 Update
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CA PTC - STD Expert Hour Webinar Series

Syphilis Update: Epidemiology and Clinical Considerations

Webinar Tuesday October 13, 2020 | 3:00 - 4:00PM (PDT)

This webinar will address the increasing rate of syphilis cases within Hawaii, with a special focus on maternal syphilis and congenital syphilis. Learners will gain an understanding of the local epidemiology of syphilis as well as the important role the Hawaii Department of Health performs in syphilis case follow-up and investigation. An overview of the pathophysiology of syphilis with its varied clinical manifestations will be discussed. Content will include the importance of staging, stage-based treatment as well as best practices for diagnosis and follow-up. 

After this webinar participants will be able to:

 

  • Describe the role of the local health department in syphilis follow-up and case investigation.
  • Summarize current syphilis epidemiology in Hawaii including syphilis among pregnant women and congenital syphilis.
  • Outline best practices for clinical management of syphilis including diagnosis, staging, treatment and follow-up

Important note for viewing and CME: You will receive a link to view the webinar separately that we ask you not to share. 

Only those registered at: https://courses.nnptc.org/class_information.html?id=2903 will be eligible to receive CME, contingent upon completing an evaluation for the webinar.                               



Elizabeth Olson 510-625-6016 Elizabeth.Olson@ucsf.edu

Oct 13, 2020
Oakland, CA
3:00pm - 4:00pm PST
Register
1 Credit Hour $0.00Syphilis Update: Epidemiology and Clinical Considerations
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St. Louis PTC - STD Update

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

Course Description:  This course is a 4-hour, state-of-the-art update on current issues in STD diagnosis, treatment, and care from the STD Prevention Conference 2020.  Topics to be presented include how COVID-19 has affected STD services, new information on gonorrhea, chlamydia and Mycoplasma genitalium, and evidence-based strategies for STD/HIV prevention.  Clinical approaches to patient care are also considered.

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

  • Discuss current information on the COVID19 pandemic’s effects on sexual health care.
  • Discuss the most recent information on antimicrobial resistance in gonorrhea.
  • Describe the clinical presentation and patient management strategies for recurrent urethritis.
  • Demonstrate innovative, evidence-based approaches to STD clinical care and prevention.   

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

Oct 15, 2020
Live Webinar
8:30am - 12:30pm CST
Register
4 Credit Hours $0.00Updates from the STD Prevention Conference 2020
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Dec 3, 2020
Live Webinar
8:15am - 12:15am CST
Register
4 Credit Hours $0.00New Developments in STD Treatment
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Feb 4, 2021
Live Webinar
8:15am - 12:15pm CST
Register
4 Credit Hours $0.00Preventing STDs in Vulnerable Populations
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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 procedures.



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

Oct 26-27, 2020
Boston, MA
Waitlist
11.25 Credit Hours $0.00Ratelle PTC - STD Clinical Intensive
Full - Register for Waitlist.

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Nov 9-10, 2020
Boston, MA
Waitlist
11.25 Credit Hours $0.00Ratelle PTC - STD Clinical Intensive
Full - Register for Waitlist.

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Denver PTC - Virtual STD Intensive Course

The Virtual STD Intensive Course is an interactive, online course. Content covered in the course includes: bacterial and viral sexually transmitted infections, HIV prevention, vaginitis and PID,  case management discussions, and taking a sexual history.

Each course is limited to 15 participants, and is delivered via an interactive online platform over four days (Monday - Thursday).

Time: 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM MT/ 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM CT

After completing this registration form, you will be contacted by a member of the Denver PTC staff for a brief interview to determine course eligibility. You will then be given an access code to complete the registration process. You are not registered for this course unless you have received a confirmation that the registration process is complete.



Allison Finkenbinder 303-602-3621 allison.finkenbinder@dhha.org

Nov 2-5, 2020
Denver, CO
8:00am - 11:30am MST
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11.25 Credit Hours $100.00Virtual STD Intensive Course
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St. Louis PTC - STD 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

Nov 12-13, 2020
Live Webinar
8:15am - 4:30pm CST
Register
14 Credit Hours $0.00
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Jan 14-15, 2021
Live Webinar
8:00am - 4:30pm CST
Register
14 Credit Hours $0.00
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Mar 4-5, 2021
Live Webinar
8:00am - 4:30pm CST
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14 Credit Hours $0.00
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Ratelle PTC - Advanced STD Clinical Intensive 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 7-11, 2020
Boston, MA
8:00am - 12:00pm EST
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0 Credit Hours $0.00Ratelle PTC - Advanced STD Clinical Intensive Course for Fellows
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