Early Syphilis

Offered By

Royal College of Physicians

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Why should I take this course?

This micro skills course from the Royal College of Physicians covers the clinical features, natural history and pathogenesis, investigation and management of patients with early infectious syphilis in the non-HIV positive. It also discusses the role of partner notification and follow-up for such cases.

Are the programs accredited for continuous professional development (CPD) or continuing medical education (CME)?

Our courses have been developed and are delivered by Talisium's global network of content providers including universities and various professional bodies whose work underpins CPD for healthcare professionals.
Certificates of completion will be available and can be downloaded once a course has been completed. These can be used as evidence of learning for training and CPD purposes. You will need to check with your governing body about CPD standards and requirements.
Unless otherwise stated, certificates issued through Talisium are not qualifications of any formal assessment.

Do I need any prior qualifications or experience?

Our courses and programs have been designed to meet the needs of a broad range of trainees and qualified healthcare professionals. For most courses, we do not ask that you hold certain qualifications or meet certain criteria.
Some courses are aligned to specialist medical curricula so there is a certain level of medical knowledge required in these cases. On the whole, however, the courses and programs are accessible to a broad audience of learners.

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Each participant receives a certificate upon course completion.

What you can expect

A 30 minute eLearning course containing interactive content and activities. 

This course is ideal for

All health professionals.

Here is what you will cover in
this course 

Describe the natural history and pathogenesis of early syphilis (ES)

Describe the range of clinical features of ES

Recognise atypical/non-classical and uncommon presentations and latent infection

State the investigations needed to establish or exclude a diagnosis of ES

Identify the situations in which further investigations such as CSF, x-rays and CT/MRI may be required

State the first line and second line treatment of ES

Describe the partner notification arrangements needed for those with ES

Describe the follow-up arrangements needed post-treatment and the management of serofast or serological relapses upon follow-up