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13: Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Infections (STDs/STIs)

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  • By Althea Moser

    Learning Objectives

    • Define STDs, explain how they are transmitted, and identify the most common STDs/STIs
    • Identify the incidence, prevalence, and cost of STIs in the United States
    • Learn prevention techniques and treatment options
    • Develop a personal plan for STI prevention