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Dr. Glenn Harnett • July 13, 2023
The threat of SARS-CoV-2 has slowed considerably, STIs are back in full force - with a vengeance. Urgent care clinics are a likely go-to option, providing quality care in an efficient and convenient manner—and the added benefit of relative anonymity. Incorporating point-of-care PCR testing for STI can bring speed to diagnosis and STI management in Urgent Care settings.
Dr. Ina Park • June 7, 2023
STIs are currently at historic highs in the US, with epidemic increases observed for both gonorrhea and syphilis. STI expert and author Ina Park, MD, MS will discuss the latest disease trends in STI incidence and antibiotic resistance, as well as CDC guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of the most common STIs seen in urgent care settings.
Gary Schoolnik, MD • May 4, 2023
Infectious disease expert Gary Schoolnik, MD will present recent advances in point-of-care testing for sexually transmitted infections, in particular a CLIA waived, rapid PCR test that provides both accuracy and speed of results at the point of care - no instrument required. Such advancements for STI enables Urgent Care clinicians to make results-driven diagnoses for correct treatment while the patient is still at the clinic visit, for improved patient experience and clinician satisfaction.
Lindsey E. Fish, MD • March 8, 2023
With both viruses constantly evolving, keeping current can be a daunting task. Lindsey E. Fish, MD will lead an expansive discussion of the epidemiology of both viruses, as well as their timely diagnosis, trends in treatment, and emerging guidelines.
Journal of Urgent Care Medicine (JUCM) presents • December 5, 2022
Assess your preparedness and glean new insights from an expert in the field with this webinar hosted by JUCM and led by Glenn Harnett MD. The presentation will be followed by a live Q&A session. JUCM invites you to attend at no charge thanks to the sponsorship of Visby Medical.
Maria Trent, MD, MPH, FAAP, FSAHM • September 27, 2022
Adolescents often present with vague symptoms for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). A majority are underrecognized and untreated at the time of presentation. Also, a large proportion is lost to follow-up. This webinar will discuss testing methods for detecting common STIs and patient education strategies to reduce recurrence.
Christina Muzny, MD, MSPH, FACP, FIDSA • August 17, 2022
Trichomoniasis, the most common non-viral sexually transmitted infection, is underdiagnosed due to lack of screening, surveillance, and control programs. The most commonly used diagnostic test lacks sensitivity. Undertreating trichomoniasis can lead to adverse health outcomes and persistence of infection in sexual networks. This webinar evaluates a modern approach to managing this neglected disease.
Denise L. Sweeney, MD, FACOG • June 29, 2022
Adoption of innovative POC STI testing allows for superior patient care, precise use of antibiotics for treatment, and adds an opportunity to provide counseling and preventive measures. Patients benefit from the right treatment for the right problem, and experience less anxiety and distress. Practices benefit from the speed and accuracy of testing, which results in staff efficiency of care and less time charting, allowing for more patient encounters.
Christina Muzny, MD, MSPH, FACP, FIDSA • February 24, 2022
In addition to providing updates on epidemiology, clinical relevance, and treatment recommendations, this webinar will examine the challenges associated with Trichomonas diagnosis, discuss issues surrounding drug resistance, and review patient management including the 2021 CDC guidelines for Trichomonas testing & treatment.
Gary Schoolnik, MD • December 9, 2021
On December 9, 2021, NACCHO, the National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD), and the National Association of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) hosted a webinar on a new point-of-care technology for testing of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and the impact of its use for health departments.
Glenn Harnett, MD, FCUCM, CEO • December 8, 2021
This webinar will present the 2021 CDC STI guidelines, dive into the challenges with traditional STI testing and the impact on antibiotic stewardship and review what is needed to combat the growing number of antibiotic resistant STI.