STD 101 for Community Health Workers | 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.