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Sexually Transmitted Infections

Sexually Transmitted Infections



Time to Complete

1.25 hours


April 12, 2017


April 30, 2019

Maximum Credits

1.25 / CNE Contact Hours (0.50 pharmacology credit)

Accredited Provider

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)

Program Description

Evidence-based screening guidelines for sexually transmitted Infections (STI) can be easily implemented in primary care settings using mobile application software and reliable office-based, non-invasive testing methods. This course will cover current screening recommendations and areas of primary and secondary clinical prevention. Resources for behavioral counseling and risk reduction strategies will be reviewed as well as diagnostic methods, pharmacologic treatment, follow-up and reporting of common STI’s and vaginitis infections. A case study format will be used and innovative evidence-based mobile apps that can be easily accessed in the clinical setting will be demonstrated as an effective resource to follow updated screening, diagnosis and treatment guidelines.

Intended Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Educational Objectives

As a result of participating in the activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Identify screening recoemmendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) for early detection of STIs.
  • Describe primary and secondary levels of prevention of STIs.
  • Distinguish presentation of common STIs and vaginitis infections.
  • Formulate a treatment plan of care that includes prescribing and follow-up recommendations based on current CDC guidelines.


Brenda Cassidy, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC
Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

Dr. Cassidy has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.




CE for Nurse Practitioners

Accreditation Statement

This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) as an Agency providing continuing education credit. NAPNAP is approved as provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 16770.

Designation Statement

This activity provides 1.25 CNE Contact Hours, of which 0.50 is pharmacology.


After entering a course activity, participants may exit the course activity at any time. Upon returning, participants can re-enter the course, and will have the option to resume in the place where they exited.

Type of course: Archived 2017 NAPNAP National Conference Session/with audio.

This slide presentation should take approximately 75 minutes to complete. The participant should:

1. View the video (Please be sure to turn on your computer speakers) : Please note that this program was recorded, and as a result, participants will not have the opportunity to ask questions of the presenter.
2. Complete the post-test. Participants must receive a passing grade of 70% or higher to be awarded CE Contact Hours.
3. Complete the evaluation.
4. Download your certificate of completion.


Participants are forbidden to reproduce, republish, redistribute, or resell this course in any other form. For copyright-related questions, please email your question to:

Copyright 2017 © by National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)


Hardware and Software Requirements
  • A computer with an internet connection
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
  • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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