STDs and HIV in Pregnancy

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Instructor: Catherine Ingram Fogel

Length: 3 hours

Historically, many STIs were considered to be symptomatic illnesses usually afflicting men; however, women and their children have the most severe symptoms and sequelae of these diseases. This program will provide information on the effects of STIs and HIV in women and children and review management specific to pregnant women and their newborn.

    At the end of this program, participants will be able to:
  • discuss the complications associated with STIs and HIV occurring in pregnant women and their newborns
  • describe current CDC Guidelines for treatment of selected STIs in pregnancy
  • discuss current HIV management of pregnant women and their offspring

Audience: Nurses and health care professionals who work with patients at risk for sexually transmitted infections