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Self-Study STD Module - Chlamydia

The Self-Study STD ModuleChlamydia is a web-based training course designed to guide clinicians in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of chlamydial infection. This training module is based on the STD curriculum developed by the National Network of STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers.

CE Origination Date: July 2, 2014
CE Expiration Date: July 2, 2016

Course Objectives

After completing this course you will be able to:

  1. Describe the epidemiology of chlamydial infection in the U.S.
  2. Describe the pathogenesis of C. trachomatis.
  3. Discuss the clinical manifestations of chlamydial infection.
  4. Identify the common methods used in the diagnosis of chlamydial infection.
  5. List the CDC-recommended treatment regimens for chlamydial infection.
  6. Summarize appropriate prevention counseling messages for patients with chlamydial infection.
  7. Describe public health measures for the prevention of chlamydia.

Target Audience

The Self-Study STD Module Chlamydia is intended for the following clinicians in primary care settings who desire a basic introduction to STD diagnosis and management:

  • Nurses
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Nurse-midwives
  • Physician assistants
  • Physicians

Continuing Education

Students completing the Self-Study STD Module – Chlamydia can earn continuing education in one of the following categories:

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides 1.1 contact hours.

Continuing Education Units (CEU)


The CDC has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102.  The CDC is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 ANSI/IACET CEU's for this program.

To obtain continuing education, go to CDC Training and Continuing Education Online after completing the content of this module and register for course WB2434 (Self-Study STD Module—Chlamydia). You will be required to complete a posttest and evaluation in order to obtain continuing education.


Disclosure Statement

CDC, our planners, and our content experts wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufactures of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters.

Presentations will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.

There was no commercial support provided for this activity.

Course Developers

The Self-Study STD Module - Chlamydia is based on the STD curriculum developed by the National Network of STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers and incorporates recommendations from the 2006 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines.

The Self-Study STD Module – Chlamydia was developed for the web by:

Marianne Scharbo-DeHaan, CNM, PhD
Medical Education and Evaluation Team
Division of STD Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Subject matter expert reviewer:

Robert Johnson, MD, MPH
Medical Epidemiologist
Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch
Division of STD Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Subject matter expert update reviewer:

Robert Johnson, MD, MPH
Medical Epidemiologist
Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch
Division of STD Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kim Workowski, MD
Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch
Division of STD Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Acknowledgements

Roxanne Barrow, MD, MPH
Gale R. Burstein, MD, MPH
Keith Davis, AA
Lumbé Davis, MPH
Miatta Dennis, MSA
Suzanne Haecker, MA
Norm Fikes

The Self-Study STD Module - Chlamydia is based on the STD curriculum developed by the National Network of STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers and incorporates recommendations from the 2006 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines.

Contact:  STDTraining@cdc.gov

Support/Funding:  This program was developed solely by CDC.

Technical Requirements: This application was designed for use in any major browser on a PC or Apple computer. There are no speed or special software requirements.

 
 
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