4036.0 Expedited Partner Therapy: Legal, Consumer, and Implementation Issues

Tuesday, October 28, 2008: 8:30 AM
This session will include an overview of recent research on expedited partner therapy interventions for sexually transmitted infections and will describe mechanisms for designing and implementing such programs in public health agencies.
Session Objectives: Participants will be able to: 1. Describe the nature of expedited partner therapy interventions. 2. Describe the efficacy of partner-based therapy interventions. 3. Describe the best practice standards for implementing partner-based therapy interventions in health departments and community organizations.

8:45 AM
A qualitative examination of EPT: The patient perspective
Kimberly McBride, PhD, MA, Richard Goldsworthy, PhD, MSEd and J. Dennis Fortenberry, MD, MS
9:15 AM
Making EPT Easier: Examining materials to support patient and provider implementation
Richard Goldsworthy, PhD, MSEd, Kimberly McBride, PhD, MA, J. Dennis Fortenberry, MD, MS, Nancy C. Schwartz, PhD and Paul Whitener

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Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus

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