Midwifery STI Screening & Treatment Course

Midwifery STI Screening & Treatment Course

Midwifery CPD Program

Target Audience:

Registered midwives (and midwifery students), nurses and physicians working in British Columbia.

Course Format: Online - available anytime, anywhere, on any device
Anytime, anywhere, on any device
UBC CPD
Online Module from Vancouver

Overview

This 2.5 hour course is divided into 10 lessons:

  1. Introduction
  2. Identifying & Managing STIs
  3. Foundations of Testing Methods
  4. Chlamydia trachomatis (CT)
  5. Neisseria gonorrhoeae/gonorrhea (GC)
  6. Trichomoniasis
  7. Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)
  8. Genital Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV)
  9. Venereal Syphilis
  10. Mycoplasma Genitalium

This course meets the requirements of the CMBC's Framework for Midwife Certification in Sexually Transmitted Infections Management and has been approved by the CMBC board. Midwives who successfully complete this course are eligible for CMBC issued specialized practice in this competency area.


How to access the eLearning course

  • STEP 1: Register
    • Complete the registration form
    • Note for student learners: please use the discount code you received from your program.

Now that you have your enrolment key:

  • STEP 2: Login to http://elearning.ubccpd.ca
    • Click “Login in” top right or go directly to http://elearning.ubccpd.ca/login/index.php
    • If you already have a login for the UBC CPD eLearning site you can use the login that you had previously, otherwise:
    • Create an account by clicking  “Create new account” and follow the steps (you will receive a confirmation email)

Now that you are logged in:

 

Skills Gained

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe key components of a sensitive and comprehensive sexual health history.
  • Identify appropriate laboratory or point of care tests for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and  bacterial vaginosis (BV).
  • Identify laboratory and empirical criteria for the diagnosis of chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis , herpes symplex virus, syphilis, mycoplasma genitalium and bacterial vaginosis.
  • Describe the indications, contraindications, mechanism of action and side effects of medications used to treat chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, herpes symplex virus, and bacterial vaginosis.
  • Counsel people on the prescribed course of treatment and follow-up plans for STIS, including side effects and adverse events.
  • Identify adverse reactions and determine when it is appropriate to discontinue a medication and / or  refer to another health care practitioner.

Cost

$199 + tax for Registered BC Midwives and other Healthcare Providers

No fee for Undergraduates and Bridging Students in UBC Midwifery Program

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Registered midwives (and midwifery students), nurses and physicians working in British Columbia.

Location:
Anytime, anywhere, on any device
UBC CPD
Online Module from Vancouver  British Columbia
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Contact

UBC CPD eLearning, cpd.online@ubc.ca

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