2 Day STD Update for Clinicians with Optional Clinical Practicum

Starting3/21/2013 Ending3/22/2013 StatusClosed
LocationSpokane, WA Cost$100.00 Credit Hours13.5

This 2-day didactic course addresses recent developments in the prevention, diagnosis and management of STD and typically includes a selection of the following topics: Overview of Key Trends and the Future of Prevention, Lower Genital Tract Syndromes in Women: Vaginitis and Related Conditions, Upper Genital Tract Syndromes in Women: Cervicitis and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Epidemiology and Clinical Aspects of Chlamydia trachomatis  and Neisseria gonorrhoea Infections, Genital Herpes:  Essentials and Updates, Genital Dermatology, Human Papillomavirus, Essentials of Syphilis, Contraception Update, Expedited Partner Therapy, Viral Hepatitis, HIV Prevention: New Testing Technologies and Prevention with Positives, STD-related Syndromes in Men, and STDs in Adolescents: Special Concerns. Continuing Education is available.

Learning objectives:
1. Discuss the latest diagnostic procedures for sexually transmitted infections.
2. List the current recommended treatments for prevalent sexually transmitted infections.
3. State the clinical and laboratory criteria for diagnosis of the infections covered.

An optional 2-day clinical practicum is available to participants who complete this Update.


Continuing Medical Education: The University of Washington School of Medicine 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 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Continuing Nursing Education:  Professionals who wish to receive a contact hour certificate must complete a CE registration form (provided at the course), all course activities, and an evaluation.  A certificate for 13.5 contact hours (of which 9.7 are in pharmacology at the advanced practice level) will be awarded.

 The University of Washington School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

 Psychologists: The UW School of Nursing qualifies as a Washington State CE program sponsor under WAC 246-924-249(1).

Social Workers and Counselors: The UW School of Nursing qualifies as a Washington State CE program sponsor under WAC 246-809.610.

Other disciplines: A certificate will be awarded for use in documenting completion of this offering.

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