2014 Community-Based Screening Services Update Webinar

Program Description

To review emerging issues regarding the Community-Based Screening Services, the Hygienic Laboratory and STDs in Iowa. Specifically, statewide morbidity data will be presented. Information regarding screening rates and collection of insurance information for CBSS will be provided.

Intended Audience

Representatives of participating CBSS provider sites, Disease Prevention Specialists, and other interested nurses, nurse practitioners, clinicians, educators, and counselors

Statement of purpose

Participants will have the opportunity to increase their knowledge regarding statewide STD morbidity and gain information in the progress of the implementation of the new CBSS program.

Fees

There will be a $15 non-refundable fee for CEUs due at the time of registration. Checks should be made payable to the “Family Planning Council of Iowa.” Mail to:

  • Family Planning Council of Iowa
  • 108 3rd Street, Suite 220
  • Des Moines, IA  50309.

Continuing Education - CEU Statement

The Family Planning Council of Iowa is Iowa Board of Nursing Approved Provider, No. 262. Completion of this program will be awarded 1.8 contact hours. The IBON requires that a participant attend in full for CE credit. Partial credit may be awarded in extreme emergency circumstances.

Agenda

  • 10:00 – 10:05 | Welcome, Introductions
    • Colleen Bornmueller, B.S., CBSS Coordinator
  • 10:05 – 10:45 | State STD Surveillance and Condom Distribution Update
    • George Walton, MPH, MLS (ASCP) CM, STD Prevention Program Manager
  • 10:45 – 11:15 | Update on CBSS – Testing and Insurance Status Information
    • Colleen Bornmueller, B.S., CBSS Coordinator
  • 11:15 – 11:30 | Q & A, Final Roll Call, Wrap-up, Instructions for Evaluations
    • George Walton and Colleen Bornmueller

Learning Objectives

By the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  1. Report on the 2013 statewide STD surveillance data and provide an update on programmatic priorities for STD prevention and control.
  2. Review the importance of condom distribution and availability; including strategies for increasing access and reducing barriers for use.
  3. Explain data related to new CBSS requirements, testing trends for the year to date, and new issues around unsatisfactory specimens. 

Sponsors

State Hygienic Laboratory – University of Iowa Research Park, Coralville, IA

Family Planning Council of Iowa, Des Moines, IA

Iowa Department of Public Health, Des Moines, IA