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Self-Study STD Module - PID

The Self-Study STD ModulePelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) is a web-based training course designed to guide clinicians in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of pelvic inflammatory disease. This training module is based on the STD curriculum developed by the National Network of STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers.

Origination Date: June 15, 2012
Expiration Date: June 15, 2014

Course Objectives

After completing this course you will be able to:

  1. Describe the epidemiology of PID in the U.S.
  2. Describe pathogenesis relating to PID.
  3. Discuss the clinical manifestations of PID.
  4. Describe the clinical criteria used in the diagnosis of PID.
  5. List the CDC-recommended treatment regimens for PID.
  6. Summarize appropriate prevention counseling messages for a patient with PID.
  7. Describe public health measures for the prevention of PID.

Target Audience

The Self-Study STD ModulePelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) 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 – PID 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 1.2 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/ATSDR Training and Continuing Education Online after completing the content of this module and register for course WB1709 (Self-Study STD Module—PID). 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 - PID 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 – PID 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:

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

Subject matter expert update reviewer:

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

Acknowledgements

Roxanne Barrow, MD, MPH
Keith Davis, AA
Lumbé Davis, MPH
Miatta Dennis, MSA
Suzanne Haecker, MA
Michele Thomas, BA
John F. Toney, MD, FACP, FIDSA

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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