Learn the Latest Related to Sexually Transmitted Diseases

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn the Latest Related to Sexually Transmitted Diseases. On this CME webcast, we are going to take a look at the current state of sexually transmitted diseases with an emphasis on syphilis. And then, we’re going to show you how our nation’s emergency departments may hold the key to combating syphilis. We’re pleased to welcome our guests. Dr. Ashley Lipps is an infectious disease specialist and an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine here at the Ohio State University. And Dr. Sommer Lindsey is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine here at OSU.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: review epidemiologic trends and risk factors for syphilis in the United States; to review general principles of syphilis
testing and treatment; and describe how emergency department physicians and the infectious disease physicians can collaborate to improve the identification and treatment of patients with syphilis.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Current epidemiology of syphilis
  • Sexually transmitted diseases and the emergency department
  • Syphilis and co-existent sexually transmitted diseases
  • Syphilis re-infection
  • Current state-of-the-art testing for sexually transmitted diseases
  • Red flag signs and symptoms
  • Extra-urogenital manifestations of chlamydia
  • Genital herpes treatment

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

On-line CME Teaches Physicians About Sexually Transmitted Diseases

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line CME Teaches Physicians About Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Gonorrhea is only one of many different sexually transmitted diseases. And every physician who practices medicine will have patients with sexually transmitted diseases. Joining us on this webcast to update us about the most common sexually transmitted diseases that you will encounter is the Medical Director of the Sexual Health Clinic for the Columbus Department of Public Health, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Jose Bazan.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DESCRIBE the recent epidemiologic trends in the United States for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis; and RECOGNIZE and describe risk factors, clinical manifestations, screening/diagnosis, and management of Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Sexually transmitted diseases in the United States today
  • New developments in diagnosis of sexually transmitted disease
  • Gonorrhea
  • Chlamydia
  • Syphilis
  • Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT)
  • Drug-resistant Neisseria gonorrhea
  • City of Columbus Sexual Health Clinic
  • Genital Herpes simplex

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.