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Tools for testing and treating STDs, HIV

Free training for PCPs January and February

By Julie Koch, Infection Prevention manager

Primary care providers play a critical role in controlling sexually transmitted diseases and ending new HIV infections. Sign up for free training (and earn CMEs) on recent epidemiological trends in Marion and Polk counties. Review current STD and HIV screening and treatment guidelines and recommendations. Learn why PrEP, nPEP, Expedited Partner Therapy and extra-genital screening are important tools.

Sessions are sponsored by Marion and Polk counties, Willamette Valley Community Health, Oregon Health Authority, End HIV Oregon and the Oregon AIDS Education and Training Center.

Each session goes from 7 to 8 a.m. and covers the same material.

Wednesday, Jan. 23
Polk County Public Health Academy Building
Dallas. Register here by Jan. 17 at 5 p.m.  

Thursday, Jan. 31
Legacy Silverton Medical Center 
Silverton. Register here by Jan. 24 at 5 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 7
Salem Hospital, Building D. Register here by Jan. 31 at 5 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 12
Salem Clinic (main). Register here by Feb. 7 at 5 p.m.  

Tuesday, Feb. 19  
Legacy Wellspring Conference Center
Woodburn. Register here by Feb. 14 at 5 p.m.

Visit the Oregon AIDS Education and Training Center here.

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