This two-hour webinar is designed to help non-clinical health and human service providers gain a basic understanding of common STIs to support their HIV/STI/VH prevention work. The training will review the similarities and differences in transmission, screening & testing, treatment, complications and prevention.
Objectives - By the end of this training, participants will be able to:
1. Describe STI morbidity in New York State
2. Describe the transmission, symptoms & complications of common STIs
3. Describe the inter-relationship of HIV & other STDs
Prerequisite: There is no prerequisite for this training. This training is intended for individuals who have not had prior training in STIs (or desire a review).
Audience: This course is appropriate for non-clinical staff of health and human service provider organizations.
Related Consumer Educational Materials:
Diseases That Can Be Spread During Sex (booklet): https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/3805.pdf
STD and HIV Facts (brochure): https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/9111.pdf
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (NYSDOH web page) https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/std