This eLearning module describes the sexually transmitted infection services that family planning clients may need, in accordance with Providing Quality Family Planning Services: Recommendations of CDC and the U.S. Office of Population Affairs (QFP). This module provides practical, evidence-informed information and strategies, as well as activities, videos, and scenarios.

For participants using screen readers or other assistive technology, we recommend that you download the text-based course PDF in the list of Supplemental Materials.

Note: As of September 2020, this module replaced the STD Services in the Family Planning Setting Webinar.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the scope of services related to STI screening and treatment defined by QFP
  • Conduct a sexual health assessment
  • Consistently use opt-out language for recommended STI screening
  • Apply techniques for delivering behavioral counseling to diverse populations

The course includes three sections:

  • Section 1: STI services
  • Section 2: Sexual health assessment
  • Section 3: Screen and treat STIs

Time: 1.0 hour

Continuing Education: 1.0 contact hour

There is no fee for a continuing nursing education (CNE) certificate upon successful completion of this activity.

This nursing continuing professional development activity has been approved for a maximum of 1 contact hour by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. Activity # RHNTC21.

JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. is an approved provider with distinction of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Date of Last Review: 08/12/2022 
Date of Expiration: 08/17/2024

Certificate of Completion: Yes- available after completing the evaluation and completing the entire eLearning course

Other Modules In This Series

Introduction to the Quality Family Planning Recommendations eLearning 
Introduction to Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology eLearning 
Determining Your Client’s Need for Services and Discussing Reproductive Goals eLearning  
Pregnancy Testing and Counseling eLearning 
Support for Achieving a Healthy Pregnancy eLearning 
Contraceptive Methods and Guidelines for Their Use eLearning 
Client-Centered Contraceptive Counseling Skills eLearning