Congenital Syphilis and Syphilis Surveillance Webinars
The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) and the CDC Division of STD Prevention invite you to join three webinars about congenital syphilis and syphilis surveillance.
CSTE and DSTDP
October 23, November 19, and December 7, 2020
Attendance is capped at 500 participants.
Congenital Syphilis Surveillance: Case classification
Please join us for this interactive surveillance webinar on congenital syphilis case classification. After a review of the congenital syphilis case definition and case classification approach, participants will break into small groups to work through case classification examples. This webinar is a good training opportunity for new surveillance staff, as well as a refresher for experienced staff. No advanced preparation required. Presented by: Ginny Bowen, PhD, MHS; CDC Division of STD Prevention, Surveillance & Data Management Branch
Friday 10/23, 1:00 – 2:30 pm ETA
Recording of this webinar here
Congenital Syphilis Surveillance: A Guide to Medical Chart Abstraction
Please join us for this webinar on congenital syphilis surveillance that will review new guidance for identifying and coding the maternal and infant clinical variables, including tips on what to look for in the medical chart and specific instructions for the complicated infant variables. This webinar is a good training opportunity for all staff who conduct congenital syphilis field investigations as well as staff who complete or provide quality assurance for congenital syphilis case reports. Presented by: Anne Kimball, MD, MPH; CDC Division of STD Prevention, Surveillance & Data Management Branch
Thursday 11/19, 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET Register Here
Syphilis Surveillance: Adult Syphilis Staging
Please join us for this webinar on adult syphilis surveillance that will review the adult syphilis case definition, provide a systematic approach to staging, and work through example cases. This webinar is a good training opportunity for all staff engaged in staging cases, including investigators, front-line supervisors/managers, and other surveillance staff. Presented by: Bobby McDonald MD, MPH; CDC Division of STD Prevention, Surveillance & Data Management Branch
Monday 12/7, 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET Call Information