National STD Curriculum
The National STD Curriculum is a free educational website from the University of Washington STD Prevention Training Center. This project is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
STD Clinical Consultation Network
The Clinical Consultation Service is intended for licensed healthcare professionals and STD program staff. The information provided through the Clinical Consultation Service is not a replacement for local expertise or your state STD program protocols. Information is offered as clinical decision support, is advisory in nature and is not intended to replace local healthcare decision-making or provision.
CDC STD Treatment Guidelines
The 2015 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines for the treatment of persons who have or are at risk for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) were updated by CDC after consultation with a group of professionals knowledgeable in the field of STDs who met in Atlanta on April 30–May 2, 2013. Note: Updated STD Treatment Guidelines are expected to be released in 2021.
Recommendations for Providing Quality STD Clinical Services (STD QCS)
Recommendations for Providing Quality STD Clinical Services (or STD QCS) highlights the services healthcare settings can offer to provide the highest-quality STD care to their patients. The recommendations are designed to go hand-in-hand with the STD Treatment Guidelines – STD QCS can help guide clinical operations, while the Treatment Guidelines focus on the clinical management of patients. Healthcare professionals can use the recommendations to identify opportunities to build, maintain, or enhance the delivery of their services.
STI National Strategic Plan
The Sexually Transmitted Infections National Strategic Plan (STI Plan) is a first-ever, five-year plan that aims to reverse the recent dramatic rise in STIs in the United States. The STI Plan sets a vision as well as goals, objectives, and strategies to respond to this STI epidemic. It also includes indicators with measurable targets to track progress.
MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center
The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center (MA AETC) provides HIV/AIDS education, consultation, technical assistance and resource materials to health care professionals throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware and the District of Columbia. Resources include short videos summarizing key topics related to HIV and STD treatment and prevention, linking to resources available through the AETC and STD/HIV PTC network.
Danya Institute—Technology Transfer Centers
The Danya Institute, Inc. manages three HHS Region 3 (which includes Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia) Technology Transfer Centers funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). These centers provide training and intensive technical assistance (T/TA) to the behavioral workforce.
- The Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) provides T/TA and quality improvement activities to the substance use disorder workforce in HHS Region 3.
- The Central East Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) supports resource development and dissemination, T/TA to the behavioral health and primary care workforce in HHS Region 3 that provides prevention, treatment and recovery support services to individuals who have and/or are at risk of developing a serious mental illness and/or co-occurring substance use disorder.
- The Central East Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) provides T/TA geared toward developing and strengthening the capacity of substance use prevention field to provide services that are based on prevention science and use evidence-based and promising practices. The populations of focus are prevention professionals and organizations, community coalitions, social service groups, other community based and faith based organizations, minority-specific organizations, healthcare workers, organizations, pre-professionals, peers, consumers and family members, and other stakeholders.