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.

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: 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

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