STI Intensive

Target Audience

Physicians, midlevel practitioners (PA, NP), nurses, and other health professionals who see patients with or at risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Course Description

This course, an intensive overview of STIs, includes 14 hours of lecture over two days. 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:

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

Accreditation Statement

The St. Louis STI/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 STI/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.

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STI Intensive

Date: July 22-23, 2021
Time: 8:00am to 4:30pm CDT
Course Fee: Free, But You Must Register in Advance
Location: Live Webinar
Credit Hours: 14 Credit Hours

STI Intensive

Date: November 4-5, 2021
Time: 8:00am to 4:30pm CST
Course Fee: Free, But You Must Register in Advance
Location: Live Webinar
Credit Hours: 14 Credit Hours

STI Intensive

Date: March 10-11, 2022
Time: 8:00am to 4:30pm CST
Course Fee: Free, But You Must Register in Advance
Location: Live Webinar
Credit Hours: 14 Credit Hours

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STD Intensive

Date: March 4-5, 2021 (STI Intensive)
Time: 8:00am to 4:30pm CST
Course Fee: Free, But You Must Register in Advance
Location: Live Webinar
Credit Hours: 14 Credit Hours

Date: November 12-13, 2020 (STI Intensive)
Time: 8:00am to 4:30pm CDT
Course Fee: Free, But You Must Register in Advance
Location: Live Webinar
Credit Hours: 14 Credit Hours

Date: August 13-14, 2020 (STD Intensive)
Time: 8:15am to 4:30pm CDT
Course Fee: Free, But You Must Register in Advance
Location: Live Webinar
Credit Hours: 14 Credit Hours

STD Intensive

Date: February 6-7, 2020
Time: 8:15am to 4:30pm CST
Course Fee: Free, But You Must Register in Advance
Location: Live Webinar
Credit Hours: 14 Credit Hours