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Advanced STD Intensive
(
6 credit hours
1 day)

This course is designed for clinicians who regularly see patients with STDs in their practice.  What's new in STD care and the latest information on new diagnostics tests currently on the market and in development will be discussed.  Screening test recommendations for MSM, PrEP, EPT, case discussions, and recent changes to the CDC STD Treatment Recommendations will be addressed.

 Course Objectives:    At the end of this program, students will be able to:

 

1) Discuss the impact on practice of the new STD Treatment Guidelines.
2) List some of the new lab tests available for STDs.
3) Recognize sign and syptoms of primary syphilis.
4)  Discuss current local epidemologic trends and partner notification options.   

CME Accreditation:  The St. Louis STD/HIV Prevention Training Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 6 credits towards the AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM .  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Not currently scheduled. Please contact us to request this course.
HIV Prevention in Care - New Development in Research and Practice
(
3 credit hours
0.5 days)

This course will review recent research findings in HIV prevention that emphasize the importance of antiretroviral treatment as a key element of community-level HIV prevention.  Exciting new developments in biomedical prevention approaches will be considered, including pre-exposure prophylaxis.  This course will be of interest to clinicians, program staff, and others who treat and interact with patients with or at risk for HIV/STD.

Course ObjectivesAt the end of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss recent research findings in HIV prevention.
  2. Understand the importance of antiretroviral treatment as a key element of community-level HIV prevention.
  3. List new developments in biomedical prevention for HIV. 

CME: The St. Louis STD/HIV Prevention Training 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.

Not currently scheduled. Please contact us to request this course.
Mini STD Update Course
(
4 credit hours
0.5 days)

DESCRIPTION:  This course will review recent research findings in STD diagnostics, care and prevention that emphasize the importance of screening for STDS at a community-level for prevention.  Exciting new developments  in biomedical prevention approaches will be considered, including  pre-exposure prophylaxis.  This course will be of interest to clinicians, program staff, and others who treat and interact with patients with or at risk for HIV/STI. New Developments in STD Treatment will be discussed. 

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

a) Discuss changing epidemiological trends in syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia

b) Describe new developments in STD testing, treatment, and prevention

c) Identify current trends in STD antimicrobial resistance

CME: The St. Louis STD/HIV Prevention Training Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 4 credits toward the AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM .  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE:  Washington University School of Medicine is an aproved provider of continuing nursing education by the Missouri Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This course has been approved for 4 hours of CNE.

 

Not currently scheduled. Please contact us to request this course.
Part-time Intensive Course
(2 days)

This course is an in-indepth study of the most commonly seen STDs in the U.S. that covers prevention, screening, diagnosis, laboratory interpretation, treatment and follow-up of bacterial and viral STDs. Topics included are:  syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, PID, vaginitis/vaginosis syndromes, HPV, HSV, HIV, history and physical exam, partner management, and recent changes to the CDC STD Treatment Recommendation Guidelines.

 

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

 

  1. Discuss current treatment recommendations for the most common STDs.
  2. List recent developments in HIV prevention and treatment.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to take a sexual history.
  4. Identify point-of-care tests available for STDs.
  5. Recognize the symptoms of primary and latent syphilis.

 

CME: The St. Louis STD/HIV Prevention Training Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 30 credits AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM .  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
Not currently scheduled. Please contact us to request this course.
Part-time Intensive - **REGISTRATION FOR UMSL NURSES ONLY!**
(
30 credit hours
4 days)

**REGISTRATION FOR UMSL NURSES ONLY!**

This course is an in-indepth study of the most commonly seen STDs in the U.S. that covers prevention, screening, diagnosis, laboratory interpretation, treatment and follow-up of bacterial and viral STDs. Topics included are:  syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, PID, vaginitis/vaginosis syndromes, HPV, HSV, HIV, history and physical exam, partner management, and recent changes to the CDC STD Treatment Recommendation Guidelines. 

 

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

 

  1. Discuss current treatment recommendations for the most common STDs.
  2. List recent developments in HIV prevention and treatment.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to take a sexual history.
  4. Identify point-of-care tests available for STDs.
  5. Recognize the symptoms of primary and latent syphilis.

 

CME:  The St. Louis STD/HIV Prevention Training Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 30 credits AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM .  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Not currently scheduled. Please contact us to request this course.
Part-Time STD Intensive Course
(
22 credit hours
2 days)

 

This course is an in-indepth study of the most commonly seen STDs in the U.S. that covers prevention, screening, diagnosis, laboratory interpretation, treatment and follow-up of bacterial and viral STDs. Topics included are:  syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, PID, vaginitis/vaginosis syndromes, HPV, HSV, HIV, history and physical exam, partner management, and recent changes to the CDC STD Treatment Recommendation Guidelines.

 

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

 

  1. Discuss current treatment recommendations for the most common STDs.
  2. List recent developments in HIV prevention and treatment.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to take a sexual history.
  4. Identify point-of-care tests available for STDs.
  5. Recognize the symptoms of primary and latent syphilis.

 

CME: The St. Louis STD/HIV Prevention Training Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 22 credits AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM .  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Not currently scheduled. Please contact us to request this course.
Part-time STD Intensive *GOLDFARB Nurses Only*
(4 days)

**REGISTRATION FOR GOLDFARB NURSES ONLY!**

This course is an in-indepth study of the most commonly seen STDs in the U.S. that covers prevention, screening, diagnosis, laboratory interpretation, treatment and follow-up of bacterial and viral STDs. Topics included are:  syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, PID, vaginitis/vaginosis syndromes, HPV, HSV, HIV, history and physical exam, partner management, and recent changes to the CDC STD Treatment Recommendation Guidelines.

 

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

 

  1. Discuss current treatment recommendations for the most common STDs.
  2. List recent developments in HIV prevention and treatment.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to take a sexual history.
  4. Identify point-of-care tests available for STDs.
  5. Recognize the symptoms of primary and latent syphilis.

 

CME: The St. Louis STD/HIV Prevention Training Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 30 credits AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM .  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
Not currently scheduled. Please contact us to request this course.
STD 101 for Community Health Workers
(
6 credit hours
1 day)

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, and prevention. 

This course is designed for non-clinicians, counselors, case managers, outreach workers, teachers, health educators, church health ministers, youth workers, and others involved in or new to STD and HIV prevention. 

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

  • Describe common STDs and their symptoms.
  • Summarize STD trends locally and nationally.
  • Descrie the relationships between HIV and other STDs.
  • Discuss local and national resources available for those affected by STDs and HIV.
  • Describe which behaviors are high-risk for STD infection.

Please call St. Louis STD/HIV PTC to schedule this course.

Not currently scheduled. Please contact us to request this course.
STD Intensive - UMKC Blackboard
(
36 credit hours
3 days)

*Blackboard Course - Only for University of Missouri at Kansas City Nurses*

The course, an intensive overview of STDs, includes 18 hours of lecture over three days, 1 hour of experiential, 1 hour of case discussion, and 16 hours of clinical practicum over two days to be scheduled at a later date.  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.

 

CME: The St. Louis STD/HIV Prevention Training Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 36 credits toward the AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM .  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE:  Washington University School of Medicine is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Missouri Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This course has been approved for 36 hours of CNE

Not currently scheduled. Please contact us to request this course.
STD Intensive @ UMKC School of Nursing
(
36 credit hours
3 days)
The course, an intensive overview of STDs, includes 18 hours off lecture over three days, 1 hour of experiential, 1 hour of case discussion, and 16 hours off clinical practicum over two days to be scheduled at a later date.  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.
Not currently scheduled. Please contact us to request this course.
STDs in Adolescents
(
3 credit hours
0.5 days)

This 3 hour program is

CME:  The St. Louis STD/HIV Prevention Training Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 3.5 credits towards the AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM .  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Not currently scheduled. Please contact us to request this course.
STDs in St. Louis: Syphilis: Why Syphilis Matters
(
1 credit hour
1 day)

Course Description:  This presentation will discuss the epidemiology of the MSM syphilis outbreaks in the St. Louis Metropolitan area.  Screening, diagnosis, treatment and follow up of all stages of syphilis will be covered.

Not currently scheduled. Please contact us to request this course.
STD Update Course
(
4 credit hours
1 day)

DESCRIPTION:  This course will review recent research findings in STD diagnostics, care and prevention that emphasize the importance of screening for STDS at a community-level for prevention.  Exciting new developments  in biomedical prevention approaches will be considered, including  pre-exposure prophylaxis.  This course will be of interest to clinicians, program staff, and others who treat and interact with patients with or at risk for HIV/STI. New Developments in STD Treatment will be discussed.

 

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

a) Discuss changing epidemiological trends in syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia

b) Describe new developments in STD testing, treatment, and prevention

c) Identify current trends in STD antimicrobial resistance

CME: The St. Louis STD/HIV Prevention Training Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 6 credits toward the AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM .  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE:  Washington University School of Medicine is an aproved provider of continuing nursing education by the Missouri Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This course has been approved for 6 hours of CNE.

Not currently scheduled. Please contact us to request this course.
St. Louis PTC - 2 Days STD Intensive (Webinar)
(2 days)
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/HIV, partner management, and case studies.
Feb 6-7, 2020 Webinar $75.00 Register
St. Louis PTC - Chicago STD Update for Clinicians
(1 day)
Wednesday August 28, 2019 - 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm 
University Center, Loop/River Room  525 S. State Street | Chicago, IL 60605   
 
This course is an STD Update offering state-of-the-art instruction in epidemiological, clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases.  Emphasis on new developments in the management of syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia and other nongonococcal infections, and advances in prevention including expedited partner therapy (EPT) and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

Course Objectives: At the end of this course, participants should be able to: 
1. Describe changing patterns of syphilis clinical presentation.
2. Discuss trends in gonorrhea antimicrobial resistance.
3. Describe clinical care of patients with chlamydia or mycoplasma.
4. Implement evidence-based strategies for STD prevention.
Not currently scheduled. Please contact us to request this course.
St. Louis PTC - Congenital Syphilis Update for Kansas Women’s Health Providers
(1 day)

FREE Webinar: Congenital Syphilis Update for Kansas Women’s Health Providers

12:00pm – 1:00pm CDT on Thursday, October 31st, 2019.

DESCRIPTION: Curriculum was developed using the latest CDC guidelines for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of syphilis in pregnancy and congenital syphilis, and recent data from research findings.

 

TARGET AUDIENCE: This course is designed for Kansas women’s health providers serving patients with or at risk for syphilis:  MD/DO, NP, PA, RN, LPN

 

 

 

 

Not currently scheduled. Please contact us to request this course.
St. Louis PTC - Hepatitis Webinar 10:00 AM - Noon (CDT)
(1 day)

Target Audience:    This course is designed for clinicians who see patients who have or are at risk for acquiring hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV).  

Course Description:  Lectures will cover current epidemiology, screening and treatment recommendations for hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, including recommendations for managing hepatitis co-infections.  (HBV-HIV, HCV-HIV AND HBV-HCV).  

Course Objectives: After attending this program, participants should be able to: 1) describe current epidemiological patterns of HBV and HCV infections; 2)  describe current treatment recommendations and laboratory follow-up for HBV and HCV infections; 3) discuss clinical symptoms and management of patients with hepatitis co-infections.

Not currently scheduled. Please contact us to request this course.
St. Louis PTC - Hot Topics in STDs - STD Update Course (Springfield, IL)
(1 day)

Fri. Sept. 13, 2019 9:00am – 1:00pm CDT (Springfield, IL)

(Location: Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation 2A Curtis Theatre Classroom 228 West Miller Street Springfield, IL 62702)

Target Audience: This course is designed for physicians, PAs, NPs and RNs who see patients with or at risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

 
Course Description: This course is an STI Update offering state-ofthe-art instruction in epidemiological, clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of sexually transmitted infections.  Course material will emphasize new developments in the management of syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia and other nongonococcal infections, and advances in prevention including expedited partner therapy (EPT) and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). 

Course Objectives: At the end of this course, participants will be able to:  1. Describe changing patterns of syphilis clinical presentation. 2. Discuss trends in gonorrhea antimicrobial resistance. 3. Describe clinical care of patients with chlamydia and other nongonococcal infections. 4. Implement evidence-based strategies for STI prevention.

Not currently scheduled. Please contact us to request this course.
St. Louis PTC - Kansas City, MO Advanced STD Intensive
(
6 credit hours
1 day)

DESCRIPTION:  This full-day course will provide state-of-the-art training in the field of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), with an emphasis on clinical diagnosis, treatment and prevention.  Using evidence-based guidelines from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the course will review current issues related to the epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic strategies, and appropriate treatment regimens for syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, and other STDs. 

Learning Objectives-At the end of this presentation, learners will be able to:

1)  Discuss current understandings of STD clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment

2) Describe current epidemiological trends and resistance patterns for STD pathogens

3) Utilize 2015 CDC Treatment Guidelines for STD treatment and prevention
Not currently scheduled. Please contact us to request this course.
St. Louis PTC - “Syphilis Update for Kansas Clinicians: Focus on Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention”-10:00 AM-12 Noon (CST)
(
2 credit hours
1 day)

“Syphilis Update for Kansas Clinicians:  Focus on Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention” - 10:00 AM-12:00 Noon (CDT)

The course will focus specifically on recent trends in syphilis epidemiology in Kansas; clinical presentation of primary and secondary syphilis;  laboratory diagnostic issues; and treatment and prevention strategies (including PrEP for HIV prevention).

Not currently scheduled. Please contact us to request this course.
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