This training module is designed to engage the learner. Adult
learning and retention improve when the learner participates
actively in the learning process. Sexually
Transmitted Diseases can be used as either an interactive
self-study program or as a participatory, group training experience.
If you are a presenter working on group training,
please use the Go To Presenters Info tab at the top right of
this screen. It is expected that completing this curriculum
will take approximately 90 to 120 minutes.
The self-study curriculum is divided into four sections, which
are accessible by clicking on the navigation tabs above:
section provides a brief introduction to the training module,
instructions and suggestions for use of this module, and an
overview of the Contraceptive Technology
and Reproductive Health Series. This section should be
read through completely for accurate and optimal use of the
section is composed of illustrative graphics and narrative text.
At times, a shaded box labeled "Learner Note" follows
the narrative. Learner notes contain links or information about
other modules and references that can extend your education.
section includes an interactive post-test and an online answer
key. If you are interested in receiving a certificate of completion
from FHI, you will need to follow the instructions in the Certificate
of Completion section.
section includes the various references used in compiling the
information in this module. It is recommended that the learner
use these references to expand on the information presented
in this module. Also included is the summary fact sheet for
sexually transmitted diseases that can be used for review or
future reference. The fact sheet summarizes
sexually transmitted diseases and is a great resource for further
study. This section also contains information on the
WHO book, Improving Access to Quality
Care in Family Planning: Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive
Use (WHO Eligibility Criteria), and FHI's
Quick Reference Chart for the Medical Eligibility Criteria of
the WHO (Quick Reference Chart), as well as information
on credits and copyrights for this module.