Objectives

After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Discuss the epidemiology of sexually transmitted infections in adolescents
2. Discuss the differential diagnosis of vaginitis
3. Describe the screening guidelines for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in adolescents
4. Discuss the available diagnostic tests for STIs
5. Discuss how to collect samples for STI tests currently available in the Baystate lab
6. Describe how to test for common causes of vaginitis/vaginosis in adolescent females (e.g. yeast and bacterial vaginosis)
7. Discuss the new diagnostic tests available for diagnosing vaginitis/vaginosis
8. Discuss the Massachusetts PATCH Act

Faculty

Paula Braverman, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
UMMS - Baystate

 

 

 

 

Faculty Disclosure
Shannon Kay, PH.D., BCBA-D is a stock shareholder in Allergan, Pfizer, Glaxosmithklein, Merck, Gilead.

Session date: 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Location: 
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 1.00 APA Psychologists American Psychological Association
    Baystate Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Baystate Health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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