Sexually Transmitted Diseases: What Nurses Need to Know: STD/STI Prevention and Treatment is organized by Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc.

Expiration Date: December 1, 2021

Contact Hours: 9

Nursing continuing education course to educate patients on sexually transmitted infections and sexual health. Covers signs, symptoms, prevention, and treatment for the most common STDs/STIs such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, HPV, genital herpes, syphilis, and HIV/AIDS. Explains epidemiology, modes of transmission, diagnostic methods, treatment options for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and diseases (STDs) (sometimes referred to as venereal diseases).

Learning Outcome and Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, you will be better prepared to care for patients with sexually transmitted diseases/infections (STDs/STIs). Specific learning objectives include:
• Identify recent trends in STDs/STIs.
• Describe the clinical settings in which patients may present with STDs/STIs.
• Discuss the organisms that cause STDs/STIs and their modes of transmission.
• Explain the general diagnostic process and presenting symptoms of STDs/STIs.
• Summarize diagnostic methods, treatment options, and prevention measures for specific infections.
• Describe public health principles and strategies for preventing the spread of STDs/STIs.
• Discuss specific measures for treating victims of sexual assault.
• Explain emotional and psychological issues affecting patients and their sexual partners.

Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.

Intended Audience

Infectious Disease

Activity Payment Details

Activity Fee : USD $47.00

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