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Online modules related to DIS services can be accessed anytime by visiting this website and selecting tracks A-D. Please note this is for accessing online modules only.

Browse all of the available Online Modules

Audience: Veteran Partner Services Providers wanting refresher training, or those interested primarily in the Disease Concepts content (formerly known as CDC’s Employee Development Guide (EDG))

To Register: Register as a new user at, and select the Browse option.


Date: July 19-21, 2016

Location: El-Ada Community Action Partnership - Vista Ave. Boise, ID

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Thursday

Cost: FREE

Target Audience: Those Who Conduct Epidemiological Services and/or Have an Interest in Partner Services

Contact: Diana Gardner (

More Info: Passport to Partner Services - 3 Day Instructor-led course for Track C


This course is an intensive skills-based application of the core partner services material set forth in the online module training program. Exercises, activities, and role plays focus on how to conduct interviewing/counseling sessions, field investigations, and partner/social contact notification related to Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, and HIV (to include STD co-infection).  This program does not provide instruction in Syphilis case management or Syphilis Visual Case Analysis.

Course pre-requisite: Passport to Partner Services- Track C web-based training.

To register for this course, please go to



Date: Wednesday, August 10th

Location: ISU - Meridian Campus

Time: 8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.

Cost: $100 (includes lunch)

Contact: Diana Gardner (

Target Audience: Open Statewide to Those With Any Type of Healthcare Background or Interest in STD/HIV Prevention

For more information, please visit Seattle Prevention Training Center's website:


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HPV Vaccine Provider Education Course Now Available

WithinReach, in partnership with Cardea and the Washington State Department of Health, has released a continuing education course, You Are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention. This free, hour-long HPV vaccine provider education course is designed for physicians, pharmacists, advanced practice clinicians, nurses, and other staff who work with children, adolescents and their parents in primary care settings. This course helps providers frame the HPV vaccine conversation, encourages providers to make a strong vaccination recommendation and offers responses for the most common questions asked by parents.

The recording of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “HPV Vaccine Recommendation Update” webinar presented by Dr. Lauri Markowitz is now available on CDC’s YouTube Channel at Adobe Acrobat is needed to open this file.




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Independent Study Series 

Clinically Competent and Culturally Proficient Care for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Patients


These activities will expire on July 31, 2017.



Introduction to Gender and Sexuality in a Health Care Setting

Transgender and gender nonconforming people experience high levels of stigma and discrimination. This course gives people who work in health care settings

tools to better understand their patients' needs and to provide culturally

proficient care to transgender and gender nonconforming patients.

Clinical Care for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Patients

No matter what level of services you provide, you can serve the health care needs

of your transgender patients. This course will cover preventive care, health education and health promotion, reproductive health services and medical management of gender transition. It will help you provide culturally proficient, evidence-based care to transgender and gender nonconforming people.


Who Should Attend   

These courses are designed for all staff involved in patient care, in a variety of primary care settings including family planning clinics: physicians, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, physician assistants, nurses, health educators, administrative staff and support staff.


Registration & Fees 

The courses are free of charge. A brief registration process is required and, upon completion of an online evaluation, participants can request a certificate of completion at no charge. 

For CME or CNE certificates:

Introduction to Gender and Sexuality in a Health Care Setting: No charge

Clinical Care for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Patients: Certificate - $12  


Continuing Education

Continuing medical education (CME) and continuing nursing education (CNE) certificates are available for each course in this independent study series.

Introduction to Gender and Sexuality in a Health Care Setting: 1.0 contact hours will be awarded. 

Clinical Care for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Patients: 1.5 contact hours will be awarded including 1.5 hours of pharmacology credit. 



Click here to register for Introduction to Gender and Sexuality in a Health Care Setting


Click here to register for Clinical Care for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Patients

Division of STD Prevention Learning Hour

“Highlights of Effective Interventions for STD Prevention and Control:  Part II”

Speakers and topics:

Allison Friedman – Health Communication and Social Marketing

Julie Schillinger – EPT

Marion Carter – Linkage and Referral to Care

Karen Kroeger – Assessment Functions

Marion Carter – Evaluation

Tom Gift – Predicting Marginal Impact

Link to the Sexually Transmitted Diseases February 2016 Supplemental Volume on Effective Interventions:

Thursday, May 19, 2016

11:00Am - 12:00pm

Please plan to attend this Learning Hour.

Dr. Fred Bloom

Deputy Associate Director for Science


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

1600 Clifton Rd, NE, Atlanta, GA 30333

Office: (404) 639-8278     FAX: (404) 639-8608


Live Meeting™ Net Conference Access Information:

For Participants:


Conference number: RW6588658

Audience passcode: 5208093

Participants can join the event directly at:

Dial in number:  (800) 857-5133 
 provides distance learning programs for front line workers in Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and clinics. The program is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

To access e-learning opportunities click here