STD Facts and Fallacies: Syphilis
 Course ID: 1033232
 Format: Web-based Training - Self-study (Online)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
 Course Number:
 Cost (US$): 0.00
 Credit Type(s): none
 Certificate: F2F Syphilis
Course Description:

STD Facts & Fallacies: Syphilis

This course has been designed for health professionals who interact with client populations at risk for HIV/STD’s including Risk Reduction Specialists (RRS), Community Health Workers, Case Managers, Substance Abuse Counselors and Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS).

This module will address the following topic areas for Syphilis:

  • Epidemiology
  • Pathogenesis
  • Modes of Transmission
  • Clinical Manifestations
  • Consequences of Untreated Infection
  • Partner Management
  • Preventing Infection
  • Methods of Diagnosis
  • CDC Treatment Guidelines
  • CDC Recommendations for Testing

At the end of this Module the learner will be able to:

¨      Identify the type and causative pathogen of the infections

¨      List the ways that the infections are transmitted

¨      List and describe the symptoms of the infections

¨      Describe the consequences of the untreated infections

¨      Describe the CDC recommendations for partner management and their guidelines for testing and treatment 

This course will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

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This course contains information of a sexual nature and includes graphic photographs.



April 2012

NOTE:  If you require a special accommodation, please contact the course provider. 
Subject Area(s):
General Public Health
Infectious Diseases / Immunizations
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
HIV/AIDS
Audience(s):
Social Workers
Substance Abuse Professionals
Communicable Disease Staff
General Public Health Staff
Public Health
Case Manager
Background/Role(s): None
Course Language(s):
English
Course Level: Introductory
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: no
Registration Restrictions:
Sponsor: DSHS HIV/STD Public Health Follow-up
Accreditations: none
Special Notes:
Course Contacts
Name: Anita Swayze
Phone: (512)533-3016
email: anita.swayze@dshs.state.tx.us
URL:
Name: Jenifer Jackson
Phone: (512)533-3089
email: jenifer.jackson@dshs.state.tx.us
URL:
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