STD Clinical QI Resource Library

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‘It’s Their Health Too’ Syphilis Poster – English/Spanish (Los Angeles County Public Health)
‘It’s Their Health Too’ Syphilis Poster – English/Spanish (Los Angeles County Public Health)

This poster provides information about syphilis + congenital syphilis.

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‘That Rash Might Be Syphilis’ Poster – English/Spanish (Los Angeles County Public Health)
‘That Rash Might Be Syphilis’ Poster – English/Spanish (Los Angeles County Public Health)

This poster provides information about syphilis + congenital syphilis.

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‘That Rash or Sore Might Be Syphilis: STDs are on the Rise in SF’ Poster (San Francisco Department of Public Health)
‘That Rash or Sore Might Be Syphilis: STDs are on the Rise in SF’ Poster (San Francisco Department of Public Health)

This poster provides information about syphilis + congenital syphilis.

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‘That Sore Might Be Syphilis’ Poster – English/Spanish (Los Angeles County Public Health)
‘That Sore Might Be Syphilis’ Poster – English/Spanish (Los Angeles County Public Health)

This poster provides information about syphilis + congenital syphilis including information about symptoms and testing.

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A Clinician’s Guide to Taking a Sexual History
A Clinician’s Guide to Taking a Sexual History

A basic sexual history tool that can be used by clinicians as a guide to determine a patient’s risk for STDs.

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A Guide To Taking A Sexual History
A Guide To Taking A Sexual History

Provides a short summary of key topics to assess when conducting a sexual health assessment. Also called “The 5 P’s”.

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A Teen-Friendly Reproductive Health Visit Infographic
A Teen-Friendly Reproductive Health Visit Infographic

Use this infographic that models a reproductive visit in a teen-friendly clinic to assess your clinic’s opportunities to become more teen-friendly.

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ACOG Adolescent Visit Questionnaire
ACOG Adolescent Visit Questionnaire

This is an example of a questionnaire template that can be used to provide adolescents an opportunity to self-report about their health and risks.

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Adolescent Alone Time Policy Letter
Adolescent Alone Time Policy Letter

Hand this out to adolescents to let them know what to expect during their well- check visit.

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Adolescent Alone Time: Protocol to Escort Parents of Adolescents to the Waiting Room
Adolescent Alone Time: Protocol to Escort Parents of Adolescents to the Waiting Room

Use this protocol to train staff on how to escort the parent/guardian to the waiting room to support universal patient-provider alone time for adolescents.

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Adolescent and Young Adult Health Questionnaire
Adolescent and Young Adult Health Questionnaire

This document is a questionnaire template that can be used to provide adolescents and young adults an opportunity to self-report about their health and risks.

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Adolescent Health Care 101: The Basics – CA Edition: An Adolescent Provider Toolkit
Adolescent Health Care 101: The Basics – CA Edition: An Adolescent Provider Toolkit

Provides information on adolescent health assessment tools and insight on how to create an adolescent friendly environment.

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Adolescent Sexual History Algorithm
Adolescent Sexual History Algorithm

This document provides examples of how to begin discussing sexual history with adolescent patients and types of risk assessment questions that should be asked.

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Affirming Medical Care for LGBTQ Adolescents
Affirming Medical Care for LGBTQ Adolescents

An online course that provides participants with information on LGBTQ and gender identity definitions, risk factors faced by LGBTQ youth, ways to be more inclusive of LGBTQ youth when providing healthcare services, applying STI screening recommendations for this population, and resources for LGBTQ youth and their families.

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Best Practices and Early Detection of Repeat Chlamydial and Gonococcal Infections: Effective Partner Treatment and Patient Retesting Strategies for Implementation in California Health Care Settings
Best Practices and Early Detection of Repeat Chlamydial and Gonococcal Infections: Effective Partner Treatment and Patient Retesting Strategies for Implementation in California Health Care Settings

This document summarizes best practice implementation strategies which may improve partner treatment and reduce missed opportunities for retesting.

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California Minor Consent and Confidentiality Laws
California Minor Consent and Confidentiality Laws

An overview of California Minor Consent and Confidentiality laws for clinicians to reference.

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California STD Screening and Treatment Recommendations in Pregnancy, 2015
California STD Screening and Treatment Recommendations in Pregnancy, 2015

Provides an overview of California’s STD screening and treatment recommendations in pregnancy set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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California STD Screening Recommendations, 2015
California STD Screening Recommendations, 2015

Provides an overview of California’s STD screening recommendations according to guidelines set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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California STD Treatment Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents, 2015
California STD Treatment Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents, 2015

Provides an overview of California’s STD treatment guidelines for adults and adolescents set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Capacity-Building Assistance for HIV Prevention (San Francisco Department of Public Health)

Provides capacity-building assistance, services, and resources that have been instrumental in HIV prevention from the San Francisco Department of Public Health.

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CDC Chlamydia Fact Sheet
CDC Chlamydia Fact Sheet

Provide this fact sheet to patients who need more information about chlamydia.

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CDC Infobrief for Parents
CDC Infobrief for Parents

Provide this document to parents who need more information on teen visits and one-on-one time with a healthcare provider.

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CDC Information for Teens – STD Fact Sheet
CDC Information for Teens – STD Fact Sheet

Provide this fact sheet to teens who would like more information about STD’s and STD prevention.

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CDC Just Diagnosed? STD Fact Sheet
CDC Just Diagnosed? STD Fact Sheet

Provide this fact sheet to patients who are unsure what to do after testing positive for chlamydia.

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Chlamydia Fact Sheet (English)
Chlamydia Fact Sheet (English)

Give this to patients who test positive for chlamydia and need more information on what to do next. This resource can be edited to include your practice’s name, logo, address, and contact information.

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Chlamydia Fact Sheet (Spanish)
Chlamydia Fact Sheet (Spanish)

Give this to patients who test positive for chlamydia and need more information on what to do next. This resource can be edited to include your practice’s name, logo, address, and contact information.

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Chlamydia Screening Change Package
Chlamydia Screening Change Package

This document reviews best practice recommendations and suggested implementation strategies to increase chlamydia screening rates.

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Chlamydia Screening Protocol
Chlamydia Screening Protocol

Use this protocol to train staff on the chlamydia screen ordering process.

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Chlamydia Screening Toolkit

This toolkit includes a series of training guides and resources to support the facilitation of interactive learning sessions focused on implementing chlamydia best practice recommendations.

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Clinical Guidelines Program (New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute)

This website provides practical, evidence-based clinical guidelines that promote quality medical care for people in New York who are living with and/or are at risk of acquiring HIV, HCV, STIs and substance use.

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Collecting Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SO/GI) Data in Electronic Health Records (National LGBT Health Education Center)

This presentation will enable participants to:

• Summarize how to incorporate SO/GI data collection into your EHR to improve communication, quality care, and data and quality management activities.
• Describe the impact SO/GI data collection and development of related decision support will have on key stakeholders (patients, staff, and management).
• Identify at least one method to actively engage and educate staff on the importance of collecting SO/GI data, how to do so, the data’s impact on health disparities, and how SO/GI can be used to direct education and clinical practice.

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Confidentiality Best Practices
Confidentiality Best Practices

This document provides an overview of minor consent and confidentiality policy, law, and best practice considerations.

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Confidentiality Poster
Confidentiality Poster

Hang this in exam rooms, clinic hallways, bathrooms, or waiting rooms to let adolescents know about their confidentiality rights.

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Congenital Syphilis Frequently Asked Questions – English (Los Angeles County Public Health)
Congenital Syphilis Frequently Asked Questions – English (Los Angeles County Public Health)

This document provides answers to frequently asked questions about congenital syphilis.

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Congenital Syphilis Frequently Asked Questions – Spanish (Los Angeles County Public Health)
Congenital Syphilis Frequently Asked Questions – Spanish (Los Angeles County Public Health)

This document provides answers to frequently asked questions about congenital syphilis.

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Essential Sexual Health Questions to Ask Adolescents
Essential Sexual Health Questions to Ask Adolescents

Provides information on how to assess an adolescent patient’s sexual risk and determine the types of services needed.

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Essential Sexual Health Questions to Ask Adults
Essential Sexual Health Questions to Ask Adults

Provides an overview of the sexual health questions to ask adults, at least annually, and the recommended preventative sexual health services.

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Essential Sexual Health Questions to Ask Adults & Adolescents
Essential Sexual Health Questions to Ask Adults & Adolescents

Provides an overview of the sexual health questions to ask adults and adolescents, at least annually.

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GOALS Framework for Sexual History Taking in Primary Care – Pocket Guide (New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute)
GOALS Framework for Sexual History Taking in Primary Care – Pocket Guide (New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute)

The GOALS framework for sexual history taking is designed to streamline sexual history conversations and elicit information most useful for identifying an appropriate clinical course of action.

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GOALS Framework for Sexual History Taking in Primary Care (New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute)
GOALS Framework for Sexual History Taking in Primary Care (New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute)

The GOALS framework for sexual history taking is designed to streamline sexual history conversations and elicit information most useful for identifying an appropriate clinical course of action.

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Gonorrhea Fact Sheet (English)
Gonorrhea Fact Sheet (English)

Give this to patients who test positive for gonorrhea and need more information on what to do next. This resource can be edited to include your practice’s name, logo, address, and contact information.

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Gonorrhea Fact Sheet (Spanish)
Gonorrhea Fact Sheet (Spanish)

Give this to patients who test positive for gonorrhea and need more information on what to do next. This resource can be edited to include your practice’s name, logo, address, and contact information.

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Health Insurance Confidential Communications Request Form
Health Insurance Confidential Communications Request Form

A confidential communications request form that can be submitted to a health plan provider.

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HEEADSSS: A Psychosocial Interview Format for Adolescents
HEEADSSS: A Psychosocial Interview Format for Adolescents

This document provides guidance on how to conduct the HEEADSS (Home, Education & Employment, Eating & Exercise, Activities, Drugs & Substances, Sexuality, Suicide & Depression, and Safety) Assessment

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Hookup Text Messaging Program

Provides trusted information on sex, health, and relationships that to an individual’s phone via text.

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How To Discuss Sexual Health
How To Discuss Sexual Health

Provides information on the key points to consider when discussing sexual health with patients.

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How to Talk About Substance Use Disorders with Your Patients (American Medical Association)

This article discusses how one physician in San Francisco approaches the conversation around preventing and treating substance use disorders with his patients while avoiding stigma in the process.

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Intervention Toolkit: Academic Detailing for HIV Prevention (National Center for Academic Detailing)

This website provides shareable resources to build your academic detailing program for HIV prevention (including toolkits, presentations, articles, patient-facing materials, etc.)

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Let’s Talk About Sexual Health
Let’s Talk About Sexual Health

This 5.08 minute video provides guidance on discussing sexual health with adolescent patients.

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Male Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Care
Male Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Care

This report discusses specific issues
related to male adolescents’ sexual and reproductive health care in the
context of primary care.

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Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting State Summaries

These summaries provide snapshots of state child abuse reporting laws regarding who is mandated to report, what must be reported, when the reporting duty is triggered, and how to make a report.

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Medical Assistant Script for Sensitive Conversation Starters during Alone Time
Medical Assistant Script for Sensitive Conversation Starters during Alone Time

Use this script to train clinic staff on how to start conversations with adolescents about sensitive topics during their alone time with these patients.

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Minnesota Department of Health: Adolescent & Young Adult (AYA) Patient Satisfaction Surveys

This site provides examples of surveys that could be offered to youth in order to gather feedback on the youth friendliness of the clinic environment and services provided.

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Minor Consent + Confidentiality for Sexual Health Services in California: A Training for Clinical Settings

A free, on-demand training for California clinical settings that provides participants with an overview of CA laws that guarantee a minors’ right to access confidential sexual health services and the roles that clinical practices and healthcare systems have in ensuring these protections

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New Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Questions: Information for Patients (National LGBT Health Education Center)
New Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Questions: Information for Patients (National LGBT Health Education Center)

This pamphlet provides answers to frequently asked questions about why SO/GI questions are asked and how the information will be used.

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NIH Chart of ‘Commonly Abused Drugs’
NIH Chart of ‘Commonly Abused Drugs’

A chart of commonly used substances including descriptions, names, possible health effects, and treatment options.

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No Phone Zone Poster
No Phone Zone Poster

Display this sign in your clinic to explain that usage of phones in the exam room is not allowed.

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Parent/Guardian Alone Time Policy Letter Examples
Parent/Guardian Alone Time Policy Letter Examples

This document contains various examples of customizable parent letters that can be used to explain your practice’s adolescent alone time policy.

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Parents & Family Matter: Strategies for Developing Family-Centered Adolescent Care Within Primary Care Practices

This article discusses strategies for developing family-centered adolescent care within primary care practices.

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Patient-Delivered Partner Therapy (PDPT) for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Trichomoniasis: Guidance for Medical Providers in California
Patient-Delivered Partner Therapy (PDPT) for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Trichomoniasis: Guidance for Medical Providers in California

This document provides guidelines, which are focused on PDPT strategies for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomoniasis, for the most appropriate patients, medications and counseling procedures developed to maximize patient and public health benefit while minimizing risk.

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Patient-Delivered Partner Therapy: A Counseling Guide for Providers
Patient-Delivered Partner Therapy: A Counseling Guide for Providers

Provides information to providers on how to effectively counsel patients about patient-delivered partner therapy (PDPT).

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Please Don’t Tell My Parents: Balancing the Rights of the Minor Patient, Parents, and HIPAA Obligations of Physicians [Louisiana]

This article discusses physician’s responsibilities in regards to Minor Consent and HIPAA laws in Louisiana.

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Pocket Guides (New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute)

This website offers a variety of pocket guides with guidelines, key points, and checklists for topics such as HIV Testing & Acute HIV, Antiretroviral Therapy, Primary HIV Care, PrEP to Prevent HIV & Promote Sexual Health, Hepatitis Care, and STI Care.

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PrEP to Prevent HIV and Promote Sexual Health (New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute)

This guideline provides clinicians throughout NYS with the recommendations needed to successfully start and continue patients on PrEP.

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Preventative Male Sexual and Reproductive Health Care: Recommendations for Clinical Practice
Preventative Male Sexual and Reproductive Health Care: Recommendations for Clinical Practice

This document assists with improving
the delivery of family planning and sexual and reproductive
health services for reproductive-aged males in Title X
supported health and social service settings or other clinical
settings that serve this population

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Provider Script for Adolescent Alone Time
Provider Script for Adolescent Alone Time

This document contains examples of language or phrases that can be used to explain the need for alone time with adolescent patients to parents

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Quick Clinical Guide: HIV PrEP Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
Quick Clinical Guide: HIV PrEP Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

Provides an overview of the step-by-step process for how to identify patients, how to initiate PrEP, how to monitor and provide ongoing support, how to ensure that medical services and medication is covered, and who to call if you have questions.

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Quick Start Guide/Reminder Card
Headsss reminder card

Edit this reminder card to reflect your chlamydia screening clinic flow and remind providers about doing a HEADSSS assessment

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Ready, Set, Go! Guidelines and Tips for Collecting Patient Data on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (National LGBT Health Education Center)
Ready, Set, Go! Guidelines and Tips for Collecting Patient Data on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (National LGBT Health Education Center)

This guide is designed to help your health center successfully collect SO/GI data, no matter where you are in the process. For those just beginning, the guide can be used from start to finish. If you have already created a system, but have encountered challenges and questions, this guide can help you address them. Even if your system is working smoothly, you will find resources and recommendations here that will help you move to the next level of data collection and analysis.

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Responding To Your Patient’s Questions
Responding To Your Patient’s Questions

Provides tips on how to respond to patients questions related to the screening and treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections.

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Retesting Flip Card Reminder Template (English and Spanish)
Retesting Flip Card Reminder Template (English and Spanish)

Provides a template for chlamydia and gonorrhea re-testing reminder flip cards that can be printed by the printing vendor of your choice.

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Sexual and Reproductive Health Care: A Position Paper of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine

This document proposes the positions and recommendations from the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine to improve the health of adolescent and young adult populations.

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Sexual and Reproductive Wellness in Foster Care

An online, video-based curriculum for sexual and reproductive wellness in foster care.

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Sexual Health and Your Patients: A Provider’s Guide
Sexual Health and Your Patients: A Provider’s Guide

Provides information on the recommended screening guidelines and key points to consider when discussing sexual health with patients.

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Sexual Health: An Adolescent Provider Toolkit
Sexual Health: An Adolescent Provider Toolkit

Provides information on addressing adolescent sexual health and offers resources that can be shared with adolescents and parents.

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SO/GI Data Collection Demonstration Videos (National LGBT Health Education Center)

These videos demonstrate best practices in sexual orientation and gender identity data collection. They address common questions and issues that arise for frontline and clinical staff when asking patients about their sexual orientation and gender identity.

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Standard of Care for Patients with Chlamydia and Gonorrhea: Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT)
Standard of Care for Patients with Chlamydia and Gonorrhea: Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT)

Use this document to educate providers and clinic administration about the need for provision of patient delivered partner therapy (PDPT) to treat the partners of those who have tested positive for chlamydia or gonorrhea.

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STD Clinical Consultation Network Postcard
STD Clinical Consultation Network Postcard

Make this card available for providers to reference when they need clinical consultation on STD clinical issues.

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Stop the Hidden Epidemic: Five Steps to Prevent and Treat HIV, HCV, and STDs Among People Experiencing Homelessness (San Francisco Department of Public Health)
Stop the Hidden Epidemic: Five Steps to Prevent and Treat HIV, HCV, and STDs Among People Experiencing Homelessness (San Francisco Department of Public Health)

This brochure outlines five steps to prevent and treat HIV, HCV, and STDs among people experiencing homelessness.

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Sustaining Improved Outcomes: A Toolkit
Sustaining Improved Outcomes: A Toolkit

This toolkit focuses on sustaining improved outcomes and providing a framework for assessing and planning for sustainability.

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Syphilis Frequently Asked Questions – English (Los Angeles County Public Health)
Syphilis Frequently Asked Questions – English (Los Angeles County Public Health)

This document provides answers to frequently asked questions about syphilis.

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Syphilis Frequently Asked Questions – Spanish (Los Angeles County Public Health)
Syphilis Frequently Asked Questions – Spanish (Los Angeles County Public Health)

This document provides answers to frequently asked questions about syphilis.

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Syphilis in Women Action Kit (Los Angeles County Public Health)

This toolkit includes syphilis resources for providers and patients.

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Syphilis Providers Poster
Syphilis Providers Poster

Consider Syphilis with Every Patient. A poster about syphilis symptoms, testing and treatment for providers.

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Syphilis Staging (Los Angeles County Public Health)
Syphilis Staging (Los Angeles County Public Health)

This document provides an overview of syphilis staging.

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Syphilis Treatment Recommendations (Los Angeles County Public Health)
Syphilis Treatment Recommendations (Los Angeles County Public Health)

This document provides an overview of syphilis treatment recommendations.

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Take a Sexual History of All Patients: Getting the Conversation Started (Los Angeles County Public Health)
Take a Sexual History of All Patients: Getting the Conversation Started (Los Angeles County Public Health)

This poster provides information (including sample questions) on how to take a sexual history for all patients.

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Taking An Adolescent’s Sexual History
Taking An Adolescent’s Sexual History

This 5.58 minute video provides a summary of key topics to assess when conducting a sexual health assessment.

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Talk With Your Kids Timeline and Tips
Talk With Your Kids Timeline and Tips

Provide this timeline to parents or guardians who would like suggestions for age appropriate sexual health topics to discuss with their kids from ages 0 through 18 years. Additional information about each topic, including tips for starting conversations, is available on the partner website, www.talkwithyourkids.org.

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Teen Patient Warm Hand-Off Sheet
Teen Patient Warm Hand-Off Sheet

Use this sheet to facilitate key communication between the MA/Nurse and clinician as part of the adolescent patient hand off after intake (completed by an MA, intake nurse, etc).

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TeenSource.org

An online hub for teen-friendly sexual and reproductive health information and resources

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The Diagnosis, Management and Prevention of Syphilis
The Diagnosis, Management and Prevention of Syphilis

Provides clinical guidance on the diagnosis and management of syphilis.

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The SSHADESS Screen
The SSHADESS Screen

This document provides guidance on how to conduct the SSHADESS (Strengths, School, Home, Activities, Drugs/Substance Abuse, Emotions/Eating/Depression, Sexuality, and Safety) Screening

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Three Steps for Talking With Patients About Substance Use Disorder (American Medical Association)

This article discusses how one physician approaches conversations related to substance use disorder in a way that avoids stigma.

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Tips for Protecting Youth Confidentiality
Tips for Protecting Youth Confidentiality

This document provides tips for preserving patient privacy in a clinical setting.

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Traditional Syphilis Serologic Screening Algorithm (Los Angeles County Public Health)
Traditional Syphilis Serologic Screening Algorithm (Los Angeles County Public Health)

This document provides an overview of traditional and reverse sequence syphilis screening algorithms.

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Trauma and Resilience: An Adolescent Provider Toolkit
Trauma and Resilience: An Adolescent Provider Toolkit

Provides information on adolescent trauma, resilience, and care.

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Understanding Confidentiality And Minor Consent In California: An Adolescent Provider Toolkit
Understanding Confidentiality And Minor Consent In California: An Adolescent Provider Toolkit

Provides information on the steps an office can take to protect minor consent and confidentiality.

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University of Michigan: Adolescent Risk Screening Starter Guide
University of Michigan: Adolescent Risk Screening Starter Guide

Provides information on developing a workflow to conduct standardized adolescent risk screenings.

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University of Michigan: Adolescent Well-Child Exam Starter Guide
University of Michigan: Adolescent Well-Child Exam Starter Guide

Provides information on strategies that can be adopted to increase well-child attendance rates.

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University of Michigan: Chlamydia Screening Starter Guide
University of Michigan: Chlamydia Screening Starter Guide

Provides information on strategies that can be adopted to increase chlamydia screening rates among adolescents.

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University of Michigan: Collecting Patient Satisfaction Surveys from Adolescents Starter Guide
University of Michigan: Collecting Patient Satisfaction Surveys from Adolescents Starter Guide

Provides information on strategies that can be adopted to garner patient satisfaction feedback from adolescent patients.

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University of Michigan: LGBTQ+ Youth-Friendly Services Starter Guide
University of Michigan: LGBTQ+ Youth-Friendly Services Starter Guide

Provides information on strategies that can be adopted to create a welcoming and LGBTQ+ youth-friendly environment.

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University of Michigan: The Use of Chaperones During Sensitive Examinations and Procedures
University of Michigan: The Use of Chaperones During Sensitive Examinations and Procedures

Provides an overview of the best practices adopted by the University of Michigan on utilizing chaperones during sensitive patient visits or examinations when requested or needed.

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University of Michigan: Youth-Friendly Services Starter Guide
University of Michigan: Youth-Friendly Services Starter Guide

Provides information on strategies that can be adopted to create a welcoming and youth-friendly environment.

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University of Michigan: Youth-Led Health Center Assessment Tool

This site allows users to request assessment tools that could be used to evaluate the youth-friendliness of health centers.

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When Sexual Intercourse with a Minor Must Be Reported as Child Abuse by Mandated Reporters: California Law
When Sexual Intercourse with a Minor Must Be Reported as Child Abuse by Mandated Reporters: California Law

This document provides information on when sexual intercourse with a minor must be reported as child
abuse by mandated reporters per California law.

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Why Screen for Chlamydia? A How-To Implementation Guide for Healthcare Providers
Why Screen for Chlamydia? A How-To Implementation Guide for Healthcare Providers

Provides information on how-to incorporate chlamydia screening, testing, and treatment in a clinical care setting.

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You’ve Built It…Now What? Applying Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data to Clinical Quality Improvement and Decision Support (National LGBT Health Education Center)
You’ve Built It…Now What? Applying Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data to Clinical Quality Improvement and Decision Support (National LGBT Health Education Center)

This publication walks through three steps for effectively and efficiently using sexual orientation and gender identity data to reduce health disparities among LGBTQ patients.

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