Medications to Treat Sexually Transmitted Infections

Medications to Treat Sexually Transmitted Infections

As sexually transmitted infections (STI) continue to increase across the country, pharmacy teams can play an important role to decrease their transmission and effectively treat patients. New guidelines were recently issued that outline some of these strategies. Take this course to learn more about STIs and the medications that are used to treat them and prevent their spread.

Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE course, pharmacy technicians should be able to:
1. Explain the difference between sexually transmitted infection (STI) versus a sexually transmitted disease
2. Recognize commonly used medications for the treatment of STI’s
3. Identify the drug of choice for chlamydia and uncomplicated gonorrhea

Timothy Gauthier, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCIDP
Baptist Health South Florida

Dr. Gauthier reports:

  • Consultant and/or paid collaborations with Spectrum Mobile Health, Pattern Biosciences, GoodRx, DoseMeRx Pty, Antimicrobial Therapy Inc, VinPin, Pharmageddon card game
  • Owner of Charlie Rose, LLC (,
  • The views and opinions in this presentation are that of the presenter and do not necessarily represent the policy or position of any former, current, or potential future employer
  • All of the relevant financial relationships listed have been mitigated.  

Course fee includes course, course materials, and CPE credit submission to CPE Monitor.
Course is non-refundable.
Initial Release Date: November 1, 2022
Planned Expiration Date: November 1, 2025

Copyright 2022, CEimpact. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction of this course without express permission is strictly forbidden.  

Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0107-0000-22-376-H01-T
Application-based CPE Activity

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¹CEImpact provides you with two (2) opportunities to complete the exam. The learner will not receive CPE credit after two failed attempts.

Additional information


0h 30m

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Disease State/Drug Therapy



ACPE Topic

01 Drug Therapy





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