Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) (Microlearning)

03-30-2023 08:20 AM

Course Description

STIs are a worldwide problem and rates have been increasing over time. They can burden the healthcare system. STIs can have a major effect on short-term sexual health and long-term reproductive health outcomes. 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:

  • Define STI 

  • Explain the scope of the problem of STI infections in the U.S.
  • Identify risk factors for acquiring an STI 

  • Recognize the ways to test or screen for STIs 

  • Discuss assessment and educational strategies for STIs 

Intended Audience

This educational activity was developed for nurses and healthcare professionals.

Course Information

This is a microlearning course. Microlearning is an approach to learning new information in small segments of 3-15 minutes in length. This course is mobile-friendly!

There is no CE associated with this course. A certificate of completion is awarded, but no contact hours are awarded. If you are interested in earning CE, navigate to and complete the full version of this course.

Course Authors

This course was written by Brenda Kozak, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE.

Brenda earned her doctorate in nursing practice and is a certified nurse educator. Brenda has over 20 years of clinical experience in nursing practice.