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- sexually transmitted infections
- sexual health
- genitourinary med
- medical history
- primary care
Healthcare and information technology have dramatically changed in recent years, and one of the medical areas most affected is the field of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) (and its preceding organisations) have had a major role in the provision of education to those delivering STI and HIV care. Several years ago the Sexually Transmitted Infection Foundation (STIF) course was developed to provide education for general practitioners and family planning doctors. Although very successful, changes in healthcare delivery, providers and information technology have prompted the BASHH Education Committee (EC) to review the course, to ensure it is fit for 2010 and beyond. The result is an exciting and evolving programme.
STIF has been re-branded as ‘The STI Foundation’ (http://www.bashh.org/stif_ic; accessed 20 Sep 2010), a comprehensive education package for level 1 and 2 providers of sexual health and genitourinary medicine (GUM) nurses working in level 3 services. It …
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