Case 1: WB2288 - Johanne, a 21-year-old college senior complaining of lower quadrant pain and spotting.


The National Network of STD Clinical Prevention Training Centers
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CE Origination Date: 07/01/2013
CE Renewal Date: 07/01/2015
CE Expiration Date: 07/01/2017

Course Description and Format
This web-based case series is designed for practicing clinicians who diagnose, treat and manage patients with, or at risk for, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The series includes case presentations of common STD-related syndromes with a guided, interactive process to evaluate each case, arrive at a diagnosis and provide recommended treatment. In addition, each case is designed to improve skills in assessing patient risk, communicating risk reduction techniques and managing partners.

Each case should take about one hour to complete. In order to receive credit/contact hours you must complete a posttest and evaluation. Continuing education is available free of charge.

Goal/Purpose
To improve health care providers' ability to recognize, diagnose and treat STD.

Objectives
Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be able to:
  1. Describe the minimum criteria for a presumptive diagnosis.
  2. Choose the appropriate laboratory assessment.
  3. Describe the appropriate treatment.
  4. Appraise how stage-based behavioral counseling can be used for STD/HIV prevention.
  5. Explain the management of sexual partners of women with STD.


Intended Audience
This online training module is for licensed, practicing health care providers who see patients with or at risk for STD/HIV, including doctors, physician assistants, nurses, advance practice nurses.

Contact Information
University of Washington STD Prevention Training Center
(206) 685-9850
uwptc@uw.edu

Location
www.STDCases.org

Prerequisites
This online training module is for licensed, practicing health care providers who see patients with or at risk for STD/HIV, including doctors, physician assistants, nurses, advance practice nurses.

Development Team:

Primary Content Reviewers, 2015
Alwyn Cohall, MD, Medical Director, NYC STD/HIV Prevention Training Center, Professor of Clinical Public Health and Pediatrics, Columbia University Medical Center, Mailman School of Public Health, Director, Project STAY (Services to Assist Youth)
 
Dina L. Romo, MD, Adolescent Medicine Post-Doctoral Fellow, Columbia University Medical Center Division of Child and Adolescent Health

Natalie Neu, MD, MPH, Asssociate Professor of Pediatrics, Fellowship Director, Columbia University Medical Center, Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Primary Content Reviewers, 2011
Maria Trent, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Training Director, Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH), Johns Hopkins University
 
M. Terry Hogan, MPH, Administrator, STD/HIV Prevention Training Center at Johns Hopkins

NNPTC would like to acknowledge our past contributors
Sylvie Ratelle, MD, MPH, Former Medical Director, Division of STD Prevention, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Medical Director, STD/HIV Prevention Training Center of New England, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Pat Coury-Doniger, FNPC, New York State STD/HIV Prevention Training Center - Rochester

Denise Tafoya, M.P.A., Training Coordinator/Trainer, California STD/HIV Prevention Training Center

Greg Perez, Training Instructor, California STD/HIV Prevention Training Center

Solwazi Johnson, Training Coordinator/Instructor, Denver STD/HIV Prevention Training Center

Emily Carson, Curriculum Developer/Instructor, Denver STD/HIV Prevention Training Center

Jay Todd, Director, Texas STD/HIV Prevention Training Center

Tammy Foskey, MA, Assistant Director, Texas STD/HIV Prevention Training Center

LaShonda Kissentaner, Training Manager, Texas STD/HIV Prevention Training Center

Jayson Trussel, Training Coordinator, Florida Department of Health

Sue Anne Payette, MS, Training Director, New York State STD/HIV Prevention Training Center

Paul Reyes, Training Instructor, New York State STD/HIV Prevention Training Center

Staff from the CDC Division of STD Prevention Training and Health Communications Branch who also contributed to the development of the content on partner management include Frankie Barnes, MPH, Health Education Specialist; Stacy Harper, Public Health Advisor; Bruce Heath, Public Health Advisor; Jerry Shirah, Public Health Advisor; and, Duane Wilmot, Public Health Advisor.
ctivity.

Project Management
Univerity of Washington STD Prevention TRaining Center (formerly Seattle STD/HIV Prevention Training Center)

Online Course Design and Programming
Henry Sobel, President, Huge Media, Berkeley, California

Continuing Education
To obtain CE for this course, you must complete the end of course test, course evaluation, and fill out a CE request form. All three of these will be provided at the end of the course. To evaluate this educational activity, receive a certificate/statement of credit, to print-out an on-going transcript of all your TCEOnline CE activities for credits/contact hours, please go to: www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline.

For CME activities with joint sponsors
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and The National Network of Prevention Training Centers.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the (ACCME®) to provide medical education for physicians. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring web-based educational activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

CNE
The The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides 1.2 contact hours.

CEU
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEU's for this program.

For Certified Public Health Professionals (CPH)
CDC is an approved provider of CPH Recertification Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. Effective October 1, 2013, the National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) accepts continuing education units (CEU) for CPH recertification credits from CDC. Please select CEU as your choice for continuing education when registering for a course on TCEOnline. Learners seeking CPH should use the guidelines provided by the NBPHE for calculating recertification credits. For assistance please contact NBPHE at http://www.NBPHE.org.

Disclosure Statements
In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, content experts, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.

Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.

CDC does not accept commercial support.

Support/ Funding
This project is fully funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Accessing Activity
You may participate in the educational activity by viewing the program information above.  Click on the "next" button below to begin activity.

To evaluate this educational activity, receive a certificate/statement of credit, to print-out an on-going transcript of all your TCEOnline CE activities for credits/contact hours, please go to: www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline.

Hardware/ Software/ Materials
You need a computer with internet connection. Your browser must be Internet Explorer 6.0 (or later), or Firefox 3.0.8 (or later).

Fees
No fees are charged for CDC's CE activities.



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