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Sexually Transmitted Diseases - CE594
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Women Face More Risks

CE594 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Connie C. Chettle, MS, MPH, RN and Carol L. Weinstein, MSN, ARNP
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The goal of this program is to inform physicians and nurses about the most common STDs that are becoming more prevalent in the U.S. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Explain why women are at greater risk of STDs than men and why health problems caused by STDs are more severe for women
  • Discuss three of the most common STDs in the U.S. as well as two older STDs that are becoming more prevalent
  • Discuss why Americans have the highest rates of STDs in the industrialized world
  • Identify the most up-to-date treatments for the most common STDs

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, physicians, EMTs and paramedics, health educators and social workers.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 5/10/2019

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