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From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
September 16, 1998

Satellite Broadcast on Women With Cervicitis and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

JAMA. 1998;280(11):959. doi:10.1001/jama.280.11.959-JWR0916-2-1

MMWR. 1998;47:639

CARING for Women: Management and Prevention of Cervicitis and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, a live interactive satellite broadcast, will be presented to sites nationwide Wednesday, October 7, 1998, from 12:30 PM to 3 PM eastern tandard time. Cosponsors are CDC and the New England and Seattle Sexually Transmitted Disease/ Human Immunodeficiency Virus Prevention and Training Centers. This program is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, physician assistants, and registered nurses who provide care for women.

The program will address the etiology, diagnosis, and management of cervicitis; choice of appropriate laboratory work up, treatment, and follow-up of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID); role of new diagnostic technologies in detecting Chlamydia trachomatis in the management of cervicitis and PID; and identification of screening strategies in preventing cervicitis and PID.

Information about registration, satellite coordinates, and Continuing Medical Education and Continuing Education Units is available from the Prevention Training Center in each public health region: Region I (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont), telephone (617) 983-6945; Region II (New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands), telephone (518) 474-1692; Region III (Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia), telephone (410) 396-4448; Region IV (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee), telephone (205) 930-1196; Region V (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin), telephone (513) 558-3197; Region VI (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas), telephone (214) 819-1947; Region VII (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska), telephone (314) 747-0294; Region VIII (Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming), telephone (303) 436-7226; Region IX (Arizona, California, Hawaii, and Nevada), telephone (415) 554-9630; and Region X (Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington), telephone (206) 685-9850.