Course Descriptions

Ratelle PTC - STD Clinical Intensive- Boston_September Massachusetts General Hospital - Massachusetts State Public Health Laboratory - Boston, Massachusetts

Clinical courses feature 2 days of on-site training that include 2015 STD Guideline review, case discussions, use of motivational interviewing,  and hands-on laboratory instruction (wet mount) PLUS  1/2 day of clinical shadowing to be scheduled within three weeks of didactic sessions.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Healthcare professionals (physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, certified nurse midwives, nurses) in public or private practice who examine and treat individuals at risk for STDs/HIV. Applicants may include clinicians who work in family planning, adolescent health, women’s health, primary care, urgent care, or community health centers.

9/25 - 9/26/17

Brightfield Microscopy (Wet Mount) Laboratory Course for Boston College students only Massachusetts State Public Health Laboratory - Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

Laboratory courses integrate lectures on methodology, interpretive techniques, observations and demonstrations with hands-on exercises using clinical specimens. 

This session will be held from 9AM - 12PM. Please arrive at 8:45 for security check-in.

9/26/17

Brightfield Microscopy (Wet Mount) Laboratory Course for MGHIHP students only Massachusetts State Public Health Laboratory - Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

Laboratory courses integrate lectures on methodology, interpretive techniques, observations and demonstrations with hands-on exercises using clinical specimens. 

This session will be held from 10AM - 12PM. Please arrive at 9:45 for security check-in

9/27/17

Ratelle PTC_STD Clinical Intensive_Hartford_October Hartford Health Department - Hartford, Connecticut

Clinical course features 1 days of on-site training that include 2015 STD Guideline review, case discussions, use of motivational interviewing,  and hands-on laboratory instruction (wet mount) PLUS  1 day of clinical experience to be scheduled within three weeks of didactic session.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Healthcare professionals (physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, certified nurse midwives, nurses) in public or private practice who examine and treat individuals at risk for STDs/HIV. Applicants may include clinicians who work in family planning, adolescent health, women’s health, primary care, urgent care, or community health centers.

 

10/25 - 10/25/17

Ratelle PTC -STD Clinical Intensive - November Massachusetts General Hospital - State Public Health Laboratory - Boston, Massachusetts

Clinical courses feature 2 days of on-site training that include 2015 STD Guideline review, case discussions, use of motivational interviewing,  and hands-on laboratory instruction (wet mount) PLUS  1/2 day of clinical shadowing to be scheduled within three weeks of didactic sessions.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Healthcare professionals (physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, certified nurse midwives, nurses) in public or private practice who examine and treat individuals at risk for STDs/HIV. Applicants may include clinicians who work in family planning, adolescent health, women’s health, primary care, urgent care, or community health centers.

11/6 - 11/7/17

Ratelle PTC - Advanced STD Clinical for ID Fellows Massachusetts General Hospital/Massachusetts State Public Health Laboratory - Boston, Massachusetts

This training is for infectious disease fellows and features 16 hours of didactic lectures and case discussions, along with 13 hours of on-site clinical training, which includes a hands-on laboratory (wet mounts/gram stain) and clinical skills practicum.  

12/11 - 12/14/17