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Online modules related to DIS services can be accessed anytime by visiting this website and selecting tracks A-D. Please note this is for accessing online modules only.

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Audience: Veteran Partner Services Providers wanting refresher training, or those interested primarily in the Disease Concepts content (formerly known as CDC’s Employee Development Guide (EDG))

To Register: Register as a new user at, and select the Browse option.



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HPV Vaccine Provider Education Course Now Available

WithinReach, in partnership with Cardea and the Washington State Department of Health, has released a continuing education course, You Are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention. This free, hour-long HPV vaccine provider education course is designed for physicians, pharmacists, advanced practice clinicians, nurses, and other staff who work with children, adolescents and their parents in primary care settings. This course helps providers frame the HPV vaccine conversation, encourages providers to make a strong vaccination recommendation and offers responses for the most common questions asked by parents.

The recording of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “HPV Vaccine Recommendation Update” webinar presented by Dr. Lauri Markowitz is now available on CDC’s YouTube Channel at Adobe Acrobat is needed to open this file.

Join the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Adolescent Immunization Communications Team on Friday, September 18, 2015 at 11:00AM ET for a webinar entitled, "HPV Vaccination Quality Improvement Projects and Implementation Science Working Together, For the Win! (#FTW)."  Click here to register. 

During this webinar:
  • Dr. Brian Mittman, PhD will provide a brief introduction about Implementation Science theory and principles, and an overview of considerations influencing physician behavior and making practice-level changes. 
  • Dr. Alix Casler, MD, FAAP will summarize her practice's quality improvement project to increase HPV vaccination rates. Dr. Casler will discuss their multi-level approach and experience integrating changes in a large pediatric office.
Kia Redwine, Clinical Management Consultant, will present on a collaborative quality Improvement project between WellStar Health System and the Georgia Department of Public Health to increase HPV vaccination rates.  Ms. Redwine will highlight the variety of interventions that that were incorporated and lessons learned from her perspective.           






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Independent Study Series 

Clinically Competent and Culturally Proficient Care for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Patients


These activities will expire on July 31, 2017.



Introduction to Gender and Sexuality in a Health Care Setting

Transgender and gender nonconforming people experience high levels of stigma and discrimination. This course gives people who work in health care settings

tools to better understand their patients' needs and to provide culturally

proficient care to transgender and gender nonconforming patients.

Clinical Care for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Patients

No matter what level of services you provide, you can serve the health care needs

of your transgender patients. This course will cover preventive care, health education and health promotion, reproductive health services and medical management of gender transition. It will help you provide culturally proficient, evidence-based care to transgender and gender nonconforming people.


Who Should Attend   

These courses are designed for all staff involved in patient care, in a variety of primary care settings including family planning clinics: physicians, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, physician assistants, nurses, health educators, administrative staff and support staff.


Registration & Fees 

The courses are free of charge. A brief registration process is required and, upon completion of an online evaluation, participants can request a certificate of completion at no charge. 

For CME or CNE certificates:

Introduction to Gender and Sexuality in a Health Care Setting: No charge

Clinical Care for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Patients: Certificate - $12  


Continuing Education

Continuing medical education (CME) and continuing nursing education (CNE) certificates are available for each course in this independent study series.

Introduction to Gender and Sexuality in a Health Care Setting: 1.0 contact hours will be awarded. 

Clinical Care for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Patients: 1.5 contact hours will be awarded including 1.5 hours of pharmacology credit. 



Click here to register for Introduction to Gender and Sexuality in a Health Care Setting


Click here to register for Clinical Care for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Patients


October 5, 2015

STD-Related Reproductive Health Training and Technical Assistance Center

The STD-Related Reproductive Health Training and Technical Assistance Center will host the Partnerships to Enhance Clinic Sustainability webinar on Wednesday, October 21 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm ET.

Over the past decade state and national funding for STD services has declined. Many STD service providers are thinking about innovative ways to improve their clinics’ long-term viability. In this webinar you will learn about six types of partnerships and hear about some examples. Participants will also learn some strategies for initiating a partnership.

Presented by Debbie Wood, MBA, PT.

Ms. Wood is a health care consultant with over 20 years of health care management experience in both the nonprofit and for-profit environments. She recently spent over 10 years as a Chief Operating Officer, managing a $30 million nonprofit health care organization. She has extensive experience with partnerships, credentialing, and contract negotiations with third-party payers.

Registration is required for this webinar. provides distance learning programs for front line workers in Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and clinics. The program is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

To access e-learning opportunities click here