STI Training

At a glance

  • These resources share clinical guidance and information about sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and diseases (STDs).
  • CDC provides STI clinical management courses, behavioral intervention training, and courses for STI program staff.
  • Explore STI resources, trainings, courses, and online seminars for clinicians, public health practitioners, and other health professionals.

About these resources

CDC provides sexually transmitted infection (STI) resources and guidance for public health practitioners, physicians, clinicians, and other health professionals. Resources include:

  • Clinical management courses
  • Behavioral intervention training
  • STI program staff courses

The STI clinical slides depict symptoms of sexually transmitted infections. The slides are for use by health care providers and health educators and are not suitable for all audiences.

STI picture cards are a combination of illustrations and graphic photos for use by Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) and health professionals. These educational cards are for health professionals who work with individuals exposed to or at high risk of exposure to STIs.

Related content

Increasing Access to STI Services in the Medicaid Program is a new report from the CDC Foundation, in partnership with the George Washington University School of Public Health and CDC. It examines the barriers and opportunities to improve access to STI services through the Medicaid program.

Learn more in Public Health Reports and CDC Foundation's blog.

National STD Curriculum is an online modular learning experience to help users learn how to manage STIs. It is continuously updated and integrates the most recent STI treatment guidelines. Free CME/CNE available. (November 1, 2017)

Slides from the National STD Curriculum Launch Webinar (January 25, 2018)

STD Program Evaluation Tools & Trainings (STD PETT) is a collection of six online training modules and 21 downloadable resources providing step-by-step guidance to enhance STI program evaluation capacity. (October 2, 2017)

CDC Learning Connection

CDC Public Health Training Fellowships

National Network of STI/HIV Prevention Training Centers

National Laboratory Training Network

TRAIN (TrainingFinder Real-time Affiliate Integrated Network) is a free service of the Public Health Foundation.

AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETC) National Resource Center

CDC TB Regional Training and Medical Consultation Centers