*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