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Chlamydia Online

The California PTC Chlamydia Course is intended for practicing clinicians who care for women of reproductive age, including adolescents. The training is case-based and interactive. Free continuing education credit is available.

Delivery of the Positive HIV Test Result

Routine, opt-out HIV testing in medical settings is recommended by CDC and supported by law in California. This 1 hour online course is designed for medical providers to increase knowledge, skills and confidence about delivering a positive HIV test result in any health care setting. A 3-step framework for giving a positive HIV test result is presented, and its application is demonstrated in 3 video vignettes.

System requirements: Firefox, Safari, Chrome, or Internet Explorer 8. Currently, this online course is not compatible with Internet Explorer 9.

This activity has been planned & implemented in accordance with the Institute for Medical Quality & the California Medical Associations CME Accreditation Standards (IMQ/CMA) through Joint Sponsorship of Cardea Services (formerly Center for Health Training) & CA STD/HIV Prevention Training Center. Cardea Services is accredited by IMQ/CMA for issuing AMA PRA Category 1 Credits" for physicians. Cardea designates Delivery of the Positive HIV Test Result for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit". Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

HIV Today: What Everyone Needs to Know

This no-cost interactive and self-paced 60 minute course is designed for two audiences: the general public and a variety of providers who may be new to providing services to those at risk for and infected with HIV. It provides basic information about HIV and AIDS and is designed to provide a brief overview of topics such as transmission, disease progression, risk reduction, prevention and health disparities. The course provides comprehensive links to relevant resources and glossary terms. By the end of the course, providers will be familiar with basic information about HIV/AIDS and will have access to resources necessary to gain more information and support.

System browser requirements: Firefox, Safari, or Chrome.  This online course is not compatible with Internet Explorer.

Upon successful completion of the course, viewers can receive 1 credit hour BBS, CAADAC or a general Certificate of Completion at no charge. 1 credit hour CHES is available for $5.00.  

Social Determinants of Health and HIV

An understanding of social determinants is essential to the implementation of effective HIV treatment or prevention interventions.  This engaging and informative one-hour online course, based on our popular two-day instructor-led training, provides an introduction to social determinants and HIV.  It includes an overview of social determinants, their relevance to health disparities, and their particular importance in understanding HIV in the US today.  The course makes effective use of videos and scenarios to illustrate key concepts.  By the end of the course learners will be able to describe social determinants and their impacts on HIV Risk, prevalence, and access to services, define a social determinants of health perspective, and identify places to intervene.

Upon successful completion of the course, viewers can receive 1 credit hour BBS, CAADAC, CHES, or a general Certificate of Completion.


STD Case Series

The NNPTC STD Case Series is intended for practicing clinicians who provide care to persons at risk for STDs. The series includes case presentations of common STD-related syndromes with a guided, interactive process to evaluate each case, arrive at a diagnosis and provide recommended treatment. Free continuing education credit is available.

STD Overview for Non-Clinicians Online

Designed for health educators, counselors, teachers and other providers working in STD/HIV prevention and education, this online course has 7 interactive modules covering topics such as the most common STDs, transmission, consequences, epidemiological data, the connection between HIV and other STDs, information on specific populations at higher risk, STD prevention and how to apply STD facts to interactions with students and clients to encourage more protective behaviors and healthier decision-making. Free BBS, CAADAC, and CE (Nursing Contact Hours) continuing education credits (and $15.00 for 3 CHES credits) are available upon completion of this course.

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