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The UW STD PTC is dedicated to increasing the knowledge and skills of healthcare providers in the area of sexual health. We provide clinicians with a spectrum of state-of-the-art educational opportunities, including experiential learning, with an emphasis on STD treatment and prevention.

Our education and training programs are specifically designed for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and laboratorians. Providers of family planning, adolescent health, women's health, primary care, and urgent care services in public health, community health, or private practice settings are welcome.


Serving: AK, ID, MN, MT, ND, OR, SD, WA


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COURSES & REGISTRATION

We offer different courses throughout the year. Please visit the NNPTC site to register for our upcoming classes in your area.

To access course documents, log in here: NNPTC Course Log In

We accept credit cards online and checks. Checks should be made payable to "University of Washington":

UW STD PTC
325 9th Ave
HMC 359932
Seattle, WA 98104

VIEW UPCOMING CLASSES

  • Clinical STD Update (with Optional Clinical Practicum)
  • Essential STD Exam Skills
  • Microscopic Examination of Vaginal Fluid
  • STD Clerkship
  • Venipuncture Techniques
  • And Many Others!

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NNPTC STD CLINICAL CONSULTATION NETWORK

The UW STD PTC is a proud member of the STD Clinical Consultation Network operated by the National Network of STD Clinical Prevention Training Centers (NNPTC).

The NNPTC's free Clinical Consultation Network provides STD clinical consultation services within 1-5 business days to healthcare providers across the United States (M-F, 8 AM-5 PM). This service is intended for licensed healthcare professionals and STD program staff. We do not provide direct medical care, treatment planning, or medical treatment services to individuals.

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RESOURCES

UW STD PTC archived webinars and training videos:

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Critical CDC Resources:
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Self-Testing Posters:
The UW PTC is happy to provide FREE high-quality 16" x 20" prints of our oral and rectal self-testing posters to your clinic. Posters are available in both English and Spanish. To order, please email aradford@uw.edu and include the quantity of each type desired (Oral/Rectal; English/Spanish) and your shipping address.
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

For additional clinical STD resources,
visit the NNPTC Resources page.




















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ABOUT US

In operation at the University of Washington since 1979, we lead the way in providing world class STD training to health care providers in the Northern United States.

The UW STD PTC is affiliated with national and international programs involved in STD prevention, care, and research:


OUR STAFF

Christine Johnston, MD, MPH
Medical Director
cjohnsto@uw.edu
Amy Radford, MSW
Program Director
aradford@uw.edu
Ronnie Staats
Training Coordinator
rstaats@uw.edu
Dana Kubilus
Program Coordinator
kubilusd@uw.edu
Bruce Maeder
The Bruceinator
maeder@uw.edu
Laura Quilter
PTC Fellow
lquilter@uw.edu
Hillary Liss, MD
Faculty
hliss@uw.edu
Sue Szabo, PA-C
Clinical & Laboratory Preceptor
sue.szabo@kingcounty.gov
Negusse Ocbamichael, PA-C
Clinical & Laboratory Preceptor
negusse@uw.edu


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"With enhanced knowledge of risk factors, treatment options, and signs/symptoms,
I will be better able to educate and provide counseling to patients."

- Participant, Clinical STD Update
Anchorage, AK



"Good update, well organized, to the point, highly clinical, well applicable."
- Participant, Clinical STD Update
Spokane, WA



"Didactic part is informative, concise,
and clear. Practice part is excellent."

- Participant, Essential STD Exam Skills
Seattle, WA