Advanced STD Intervention (ASTDI)
(CDC TRAIN Course ID 1034171)
August 16–19, 2016, Albuquerque, NM (Open)
Sept 13–16, 2016, Little Rock, AR (Open)
For information or questions, call Sheila McKenzie (404) 639-8357.
Registration: See instructions on how to apply through the CDC TRAIN system. All courses are free of charge to eligible participants who have been approved to attend by their managers; however, PDQIB cannot pay for any travel or per diem expenses associated with these courses.
Background: Four-day course addressing advanced STD intervention skills required of the Disease Intervention Specialist (DIS). Emphasis is on advanced case management/case analysis, including Visual Case Analysis (VCA) and advanced syphilis interviewing techniques.
Objective: The course is designed to provide DIS the necessary advanced skills in STD case management/case analysis and interviewing to perform the comprehensive STD intervention required to address syphilis elimination objectives.
Methods: Some lecture and after-class reading assignments, with the predominance of the course involving case studies, role plays, and exercises.
Eligibility: DIS with more than 6 months experience.
Pre-requisites: Course participants must have successfully completed the appropriate tracks in Passport for Partner Services.
Minimum/Maximum Number of Participants: The course is designed for 12 to 16 participants and enrollment will be limited to 16, unless approved in advance by PTB. Enrollment of fewer than 8 may require cancellation of course. Local “sponsoring” agency may enroll no more than eight participants. The remaining slots will be opened to surrounding areas.
- Page last reviewed: July 18, 2016
- Page last updated: July 18, 2016
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