STI Clinical Update Webinar – Neurosyphilis

Thursday, July 21, 2022, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM (PDT)

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) continues to see dramatic statewide increases in syphilis. Neurosyphilis, a syphilitic infection of the nervous system, poses a complex diagnostic and management challenge for providers caring for patients with syphilis. This webinar features Drs. Kathleen Jacobson, Chief of the CDPH Sexually Transmitted Diseases Control Branch and Sue Tuddenham, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, who will discuss the epidemiology, diagnosis and management of neurosyphilis.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review California and national epidemiology of neurosyphilis
  • Describe the pathophysiology of neurosyphilis
  • Delineate clinical diagnosis and management of patients with neurosyphilis