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CDC's Division of STD Prevention Webinar: Focus on the Treatment of STDs in Military Populations

3/27/2013

When: March 27, 2013
12 pm - 1:30 pm ET

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CDC Webinar - STIs in the Military

CDC's Division of STD Prevention announced a webinar:

Emerging Issues in Sexually Transmitted Diseases: 2010 STD Treatment Guidelines Webinar-Focus on the Treatment of STDs in Military Populations

March 27, 2013 12 pm - 1:30 pm ET

This live webinar is for clinicians who provide care for military populations. The webinar will begin with an overview of the epidemiology of STDs followed by a discussion of the critical diagnostic and management challenges for specific STDs of concern for this population. The webinar will discuss programming for maintaining and improving the sexual health of men and women serving in the military. The webinar will conclude with a live question and answer session.

After this activity the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss clinical significance of the sexual health/clinical issue.
  • Describe epidemiological trends related to the sexual health/clinical issue.
  • Identify key screening and treatment recommendations for management of the sexual health/clinical issue, in accordance with CDC 2010 STD Treatment Guidelines.
  • Promote health improvement, wellness, and disease prevention in cooperation with patients, communities, at-risk populations, and other members of an interprofessional team of health care providers.

Presenters

King Holmes, MD, Chair and Professor, Department of Global Health, University of Washington; Head, Division of Infectious Diseases, Harborview Medical Center

Eric Garges, MD, MPH, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD

Michael R. (Bob) MacDonald, MS, CHES, Manager, Sexual Health and Responsibility Program (SHARP) Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center

Moderator: Gail Bolan, MD, Director, Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Registration information will be available soon.

http://www.cdc.gov/std/training/webinars.htm

 
 

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