Learning Objectives:

Key to the prevention and control of STDs are: education of those at risk on the means for reducing the risk for transmission; detection of asymptomatically infected individuals and of persons who are symptomatic but unlikely to seek diagnostic and treatment services; effective diagnosis and treatment of those who are infected; and evaluation, treatment, and counseling of sex partners of persons who have an STD.














Knowledge - Students will be able to describe:

  1. Differential diagnoses of genital ulceration and the treatment of primary syphilis.
  2. Means of diagnosing urethritis, its differential diagnosis, and its management.
  3. Major causes of vaginitis and their respective treatment regimens.
  4. Clinical course of genital warts and HPV association with genital dysplasia.
  5. Procedure for cervical cancer screening for women who attend STD clinics or who have a history of STDs.    















Recommended Reference:

  1. MMWR Vol. 47/No. RR-1, January 23, 1998. 1998 Guidelines for Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases. (Internet:  http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00050909.htm )