Sexually Transmitted Infections

Course Number: CLS 714
Credit Hours: 3
This course will cover the statistics for age and population groups regarding prevalence of the various STIs. It will describe cause, incidence and transmission, symptoms and complications, and treatment for viral and bacterial STIs, as well as vaginal infections and ectoparasitic infections, including pubic lice and scabies. It will cover the basics of HIV: what it is, how it is transmitted, how transmission is prevented and which populations are more susceptible to transmission and why.