Expedited Partner Services: the Standard for Treating Sexually Transmitted Diseases
 Course ID: 1028867
 Format: Web-based Training - Self-study (Online)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
 Course Number:
 Cost (US$): 0.00
 Credit Type(s): 1 Certificate of Attendance
 Certificate: EPT no CEs
Course Description:

Expedited Partner Services: The New Standard of Care for Treating Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Expedited Partner Services: The New Standard of Care for Treating Sexually Transmitted Diseases covers the rationale, background and mechanics of Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT).  The course includes Texas Medical board changes, Pharmacy Board opinion as well as extensive research illustrating that EPT is a useful tool in the fight against chlamydia and gonorrhea in heterosexual sex partners.  The course takes approximately 1 hour to complete. 

The objectives of the course are:

  • Define the 3 components of EPS
  • Explain the rationale for EPS
  • Discuss the rules for Texas professional associations which permit the use of EPS
  • Discuss the scientific and institutional support for EPS
  • Describe the benefits of EPs
  • Describe the indications and contraindictations of EPS
  • Employ express services and patient-delivered partner therapy in offices and clinics

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Please note: Conituing EDucation credits are no longer offered for this course

Subject Area(s):
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Family Planning / Reproductive Health
Audience(s):
Allied Health Professionals
Nurses
Communicable Disease Staff
General Public Health Staff
Background/Role(s):
Administrators / Directors / Managers
General / Field / Frontline Staff
Course Language(s):
English
Course Level: Introductory
Core Competencies:
Tier One
    Public Health Sciences Skills
       Describes the scientific evidence related to a public health issue, concern, or, intervention
       Retrieves scientific evidence from a variety of text and electronic sources
       Describes the laws, regulations, policies and procedures for the ethical conduct of research
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: no
Registration Restrictions:
Sponsor: DSHS HIV/STD Public Health follow-up team
Accreditations: none
Special Notes:
Course Contacts
Name: Mary VanWisse
Phone: 512-533-3019
email: mary.vanwisse@dshs.state.tx.us
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