STD Diagnosis, Treatment, and Training Resources

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CDC's Guide to Taking a Sexual History
Understanding a patient's sexual history gives providers the opportunity to provide risk-reduction counseling and share information about behaviors that may place patients at risk of contracting STDs. This guide offers healthcare professionals discussion points and questions to ask patients to get a more complete picture of their sexual health.

2010 STD Treatment Guidelines
CDC's current clinical guidance on STD prevention, diagnosis, and treatment is available online, and as a wall chart, pocket guide, eBook, and mobile app.   

Resources from the National Network of STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers (NNPTC)
Online trainings, continuing education opportunities, clinical practice references, and teaching tools/curricula from the NNPTC.