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Reducing STIs Screening, treatment, and counseling

Champion, Jane Dimmitt PhD, DNP, RN, FNP, AH-PMH-CNS, FAAN; Collins, Jennifer L. PhD, RN

doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000412894.04686.d0
Feature: SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS: SPECIAL DNP SECTION

Abstract: Screening, treatment, and counseling for sexually transmitted infections requires a thorough assessment of psychosocial, behavioral, cultural, and clinical factors. This article offers a summary of the most recent CDC data, prevention guidelines, and steps to implementing current evidence into clinical practice.

Jane Dimmitt Champion is a professor at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, TX.

Jennifer L. Collins is a post-doctoral research fellow at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, TX.

The authors have disclosed that they have no financial relationships related to this article.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.