Hot Topics in Sexually Transmitted Infections
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Updated CDC STD treatment guidelines and best practices for screening/treatment will be presented in a format combining didactic lecture and some case-based interactive learning using an audience response system. The conditions most commonly encountered in college health will be highlighted, including management of STD syndromes (urethritis, cervicitis, and PID).
Content may include but not be limited to the following:
- Changing epidemiology of genital HSV, review of diagnostic testing
- Vaginitis (bacterial vaginosis, yeast, and trichomoniasis)
- HPV vaccination
- Oral sex and STDs
- Genital warts, counseling and treatment
- Gonorrhea/chlamydia treatment, partner therapy, and antibiotic resistance
- STD/HIV screening in young adults (special focus on guidelines for screening in MSM)
- The relationship between HIV PrEP and STDs
- Interpreting syphilis serology results
- Physicians and Physician Assistants
- Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
- Health Educators
The participant should be able to:
- Discuss screening, treatment and prevention issues relevant to special populations, i.e., adolescents, young adults, MSM, and WSW.
- Discuss at least 2 partner management strategies for patients with chlamydia and gonorrhea.
- Discuss the national recommendations for HPV vaccination.
- Describe the changing epidemiology of genital herpes infection.
Ina Park, MS
California Department of Public Health, University of California San Francisco
Melanie Deal, MSN, WHNP-BC, FNP
University of California Berkeley
Program Planning Committee
Resolution of Potential Conflicts of Interest — Program Planning Committee:
Program Planning Committee members have completed conflict of interest statements regarding relationships with commercial entities. Each of the Program Planning Committee members have reported no relevant financial conflicts of interest.
2016 Program Planning Committee Roster
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