The Tacoma Clinical STD Update in Tacoma, Washington is a 1-day didactic course which provides registered participants with training in the most recent advancements in epidemiology, diagnosis, and management of viral and bacterial STDs. Although focusing on STDs in Washington, clinicians from any state are welcome to attend. CME/CNE is offered for this class.
Enrollment in an optional Clinical Practicum is available for participants who attend this Clinical STD Update (must register separately).
Tacoma, Washington (on the UW Tacoma campus)
November 15, 2018
TOPICS INCLUDE (subject to change):
- Update on Gonorrhea
- Update on Chlamydia
- Syphilis: Epidemiology and Clinical Presentation
- Syphilis: Treatment
- Sexual Health in Transgender Persons
- HIV-1 Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
COURSE PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN HOW TO:
- Describe the latest clinical and lab diagnostic and testing procedures for the infections covered
- List the current recommended treatments, follow-up, and prevention messages for the infections covered
Pre-enrollment by November 8th is required.
After registering online, you will recieve an email with complete course details.
Hotel rooms, dinner meals, and parking fees are not covered in the registration fee and are the participants’ responsibility. Lunch and a continental breakfast will be provided each day.
Continuing Medical & Nursing Education Credit
CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION: The University of Washington is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CONTINUING NURSING EDUCATION: A certificate for 6.4 contact hours (of which 4.0 are in pharmacology at the advanced practice level) will be awarded for completing all course activities, a pre/post-test and an evaluation.
Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing (UWCNE) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).
Psychologists: UWCNE qualifies as a CE program sponsor under WAC 246-924.240.
Social Workers and Counselors: UWCNE qualifies as a Washington State CE program sponsor under WAC 246-809.610.
Other disciplines: A contact hour certificate will be awarded for use in documenting completion of this continuing education activity.