The PTC is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and has been developed in collaboration with the St. Louis County Department of Public Health, other local and state health departments and the Washington University School of Medicine.
The PTC is dedicated to increasing the knowledge and skills of health and community-based providers in the area of sexual and reproductive health through state of the art training programs emphasizing all aspects of clinical and program management. These programs include sexual and reproductive health promotion, clinical diagnosis of STDs, medical management and prevention of STDs and HIV. The PTC offers technical support and training to health department and other community health providers.
Who We Serve:
Our target service audience includes: physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, certified nurse midwives, and nurses in public or private practice who promote healthy sexual and reproductive health practices; offer diagnosis and medical management for HIV and other STDs; and, provide prevention counseling to individuals at risk for STDs. Class participants who offer family planning, adolescent health, women’s health, primary care, urgent care services in public settings, community health centers or private practice are welcome.
What We Offer:
We offer a variety of STD Training (STD Intensive Courses) throughout Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Wisconsin.
Our Faculty and Staff
Courses will be presented by faculty from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, St. Louis University and community experts. Curriculum is designed and coordinated by recognized medical experts. Our nationally recognized faculty provides health care professionals with the latest research and clinical information in the field of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
Collaborators in Training
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (grantor)
- St. Louis County Department of Public Health (MO)
- Primary public health liaison
- State and Local Health Departments Across the Region