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Section 1
Section 2
Section 3

- Topics
- Introduction
> Objectives
- Approaches
- Laboratory
- Clinical
- Syndromic
- Syndromic
- Strengths
- Weaknesses
- Accuracy
- Genital Ulcer
- Algorithm
- Urethral
- Algorithm
- Vaginal
- Vaginitis
- Cervicitis
- Algorithms
- Algorithms
- Algorithms
- Abdominal
- Algorithm
- Algorithm
- Other Issues
- Treatment
- Screening
- The Four Cs
- Resources
- HIV Testing
- Vaccination
- Preliminary
- Summary


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Section 3 - STD Management

Learning Objectives

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By the time you finish this section, you will be able to:

  • Describe three approaches to diagnosis and treatment of STDs for symptomatic persons.

  • Explain the four main features of the syndromic approach to STD diagnosis and treatment.

  • Discuss at least three strengths and three weaknesses of the syndromic approach.

  • Define the degree of accuracy of the algorithms used for the four most common STD syndromes.

  • Describe the signs and symptoms for the four most common STD syndromes and their associated algorithms.

  • Explain the importance of screening and treating asymptomatic women.

  • List the four Cs of STD management approaches.

  • Outline three or more drug supply and storage factors important to STD management.

  • Describe three important aspects of HIV testing and counseling.

  • List three STDs for which there are screening or vaccination options.

  • Discuss four or more preliminary steps for integrating clinical STD management into family planning/maternal-child health programs.