Breaking the Chain of Infection: A Best Practice Update on HIV, Viral Hepatitis, and STIs. A Short Course for Nurses Working in Corrections-Session 4
Recorded on November 19, 2020
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HBV Prevention, Screening and Management for Correctional Facility Nurses
Presented By: Marguerite Beiser, ANP-BC, Director of HCV Services, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program
Brief overview/description: We review the recommendations for prevention, screening, and management of hepatitis B virus (HBV). We demystify HBV test results and discuss clinical scenarios in which HBV can impact other medical care.
STDs in the Corrections Setting: An Opportunity for Sexual Health
Presented By: Ann Goulbourne, RN, BSN, Sexual Health Nurse Specialist, Infectious Disease Prevention, Investigation & Care Services
Brief overview/description: Discussion of sexual activity in the corrections setting, as well as opportunities for sexual health best practices. Clinical syndromes of chlamydia, gonorrhea, & syphilis including symptoms, screening recommendations (including extra-genital testing), interpreting lab results, and syphilis staging. STD Treatment guidelines, including information on Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT). STD reporting to NH DHHS and working together with Public Health.
Nurse's Discussion Board available after this session: