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Krista Duval, DO practices family medicine with special interests in LGBT and reproductive health. She earned a bachelor’s of specialized studies in integrated biological and cultural studies from Ohio University and attended medical school at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is an assistant professor of family medicine at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and co-medical director at Ohio University’s student health center, OhioHealth Campus Care. Both of these roles allow her many opportunities to teach medical students, residents and fellow providers about LGBT health in primary care. She is committed to creating health policies that take away barriers to reproductive and sexual health needs.
Presentation: Self-Directed STI Testing for Asymptomatic Patients
Time: Breakout Session 3
1. Participants will understand the difference between asymptomatic screening versus testing based on symptoms or signs.
2. Participants will become familiar with current CDC and USPSTF recommendations on what sexually transmitted infections to screen for and what body parts to test based on individual practices, how long after possible exposure to wait before screening, and how often to screen for infections.
3. Participants will understand typical costs associated with recommended STI testing.
4. Participants will learn how to counsel patients on how the different tests are collected and how long until results are received.
5. Participants will gain insight into ways to develop their own self-directed STI screening protocols to improve access to care.