Sexually Transmitted Infections: New Guidelines for Treatment

Sexually Transmitted Infections: New Guidelines for Treatment

Pharmacists play an important role in helping patients prevent and treat sexually transmitted infections (STI), particularly as rates rise across the country. This course will teach you how to take a sexual history to screen your patients, utilize the appropriate drug and dose to treat the most common STIs and work with patients and the healthcare team to implement the important clinical guidelines in practice.

Upon successful completion of this application-based CPE course, pharmacists should be able to:
1. List the 5 P’s for obtaining a sexual history
2. Differentiate sexually transmitted infection from sexually transmitted disease
3. Describe key features of the Sexually Transmitted Infections Treatment Guidelines, 2021
4. Select the appropriate drug and dose for treatment of a patient with uncomplicated gonorrhea
5. Recommend the appropriate drug, dose, and duration of therapy for treatment of a patient with chlamydia 

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): 0107-0000-22-375-H01-P
Application-based CPE Activity

CEImpact is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Obtain CPE credit by completing the course, followed by the exam and evaluation (if applicable). Once successfully completed, your course will appear in your Completed Courses tab. Access your CPE statement of credit at

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

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Disease State/Drug Therapy



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01 Drug Therapy





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