Provider Resources and Training

Schedule of Upcoming STD Trainings

All upcoming virtual training opportunities hosted by the STD Office can be found on the training calendar. You can also find additional cross-training opportunities here on the training calendar. Follow registration directions for all CDC Train listings. 

The STD Office has partnered with both universities and professional physician organizations to host several provider education webinars. The webinars can be found here and cover varies STD related topics, provide Georgia screening and treatment updates and provide guidance for physicians who work with Georgia’s priority populations.

  • Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT) & the Pediatric Clinician 

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    Intended Audience: Pediatricians, pediatric nurses & PA’s & other clinicians

    Objectives:

    • Identify the prevalence of gonorrhea and chlamydial infection in Georgia.
    • Discuss expedited partner therapy (EPT) as a method of preventing chlamydial reinfection.   
    • List public health protocols for expedited partner therapy (EPT) for chlamydia.
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  • DPH Webinar: Preventing Congenital Syphilis

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    Objectives:

    • Describe the epidemiology of primary and secondary syphilis, particularly among women of reproductive age in Georgia
    • Apply Georgia state laws and guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force related to syphilis screening and treatment during pregnancy.
    • Describe common barriers to screening for and treatment of syphilis in pregnancy during a clinical encounter, and demonstrate ways to overcome the barriers
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  • DPH Webinar: GA HIV/Syphilis Pregnancy Screening Act of 2015

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    Objectives: 

    • Describe the epidemiology and burden of congenital HIV & syphilis in the U.S. & Georgia
    • Understand GA House Bill HB 436 (HIV/Syphilis Pregnancy Screening Act of 2015) & public health challenges for implementing the legislature
    • Describe the risk factors for MTCT of HIV & syphilis
    • Identify strategies to reduce MTCT of HIV & syphilis.
    • Apply common methods used in the screening and diagnosis of HIV & syphilis
    • Demonstrate knowledge of the recommended prevention and treatment regimens for HIV & syphilis
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  • Georgia Resources in Education on Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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    Objectives:

    • Lists CVC, treatment, and screening recommendations for STDS and adolescence
    • Discuss how to take an effective sexual history from an adolescent
    • Identify techniques for effective communication about sexual health with adolescents.

     

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  • GAFP and DPH Webinar: “Sexually Transmitted Infections in Southern Adolescents” 

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    Objectives:

    • Review the epidemiology of common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in southern adolescent populations.
    • List key strategies to optimize sexual history taking and review the recommended STI screenings in adolescents.
    • Describe the presentation of common STIs relevant to adolescent populations Describe public health measures for the prevention of STIs among adolescents
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  • Training Resources from National STD curriculum

    Training Resources from National STD curriculum

    • Free educational website from the UW STD Prevention Training Center and the University of Washington 
    • STD Modules/Self Study, Continuing Education, News, Expert Interviews and Resources
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