Program Title: Expedited Partner
Therapy for Uncomplicated Chlamydial Infection: Guidelines
and Options for Implementation in Tennessee
Date: March 29, 2012
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Training Description: Since 2006, the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have supported
expedited partner therapy (EPT) as an option for clinicians
to treat partners of patients who test positive for
chlamydia or gonorrhea. The practice of EPT has been legal
in the state of Tennessee since 2002. The goal of this
webinar is to provide STD health care providers in Tennessee
with evidence based strategies for implementing or
increasing the use of EPT as a partner treatment option for
Trainers' Names: Thomas Shavor, MBA, MPH; Rachel Gorwitz,
MD, MPH; Kelly Opdyke, MPH; Donna Freeman, FNP-BC
At the conclusion of this training, participants will be
- Provide an overview of chlamydia
prevalence and morbidity in Tennessee and the state's
legislative language for use of EPT.
- Review CDC's recommendations for use
of EPT as a partner treatment option.
- Discuss options for practical
implementation of EPT in different health center settings.
- Share EPT enhancement experience
including barriers, data collection and best practices from
the Shelby County Health Department and NYC Department of
Health and Mental Hygiene.
This training is an Enduring Materials
Online Program offered to Tennessee providers only.
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2.0 Nursing Contact Hours available
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through Cicatelli Associates Incorporated (CAI). CAI is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CAI designates this educational activity for a maximum of
2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ô. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Cicatelli Associates Inc. is an approved provider of
continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by
the American Nurses Credentialing Centerís Commission on
Provider Number: NYP253-2/7/14
It has been assigned approval code:
NYP253-2/7/14 - 073
There are no commercial supporters of this activity.
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Types of Certificates
Offered: CME, NCH and General Attendance