Date & Time
Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
496 CDC 2021 STI Treatment Guidelines

Sexually transmitted infections are a significant health challenge within the U.S., particularly among the incarcerated, who represent a population with high rates of STIs. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2019 data report revealed STIs reached a new all-time high for the sixth consecutive year with more than 2.5 million documented cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. The presentation will cover updates on STI screening and management detailed in the CDC 2021 STI Treatment Guidelines, changes in STD regimens, new test of cure recommendations, retesting, and follow-up strategies.

Educational Objectives

  • Discuss updated STI screening recommendations from the CDC 2021 STI Treatment Guidelines
  • Outline new diagnostic and treatment regimens for STI management
  • Describe updates in follow-up strategies to optimize STI monitoring

Level Advanced