From 12th to 15th June 2018 the fourth edition of the basic course: Diagnostic pathways and management of Sexually Transmitted Infections (excluding HIV) will take place in Italy

    Bertinoro has become a traditional event. The course is organized by the Italian Society of Clinical microbiology (AMCLI) and IUSTI Europe and also supported by The Italian Society of Sexually Transmitted Infections (SIMAST) and Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research (GFMER).

    For the first time the course has the patronage of Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS). This year’s course will be part of the educational activities of IUSTI following the advanced course held in Helsinki last August. The local organizers will be Maria Agnese Latino ( AMCLI) and Marco Cusini (IUSTI). The course is open to about 70 registrants from all over Europe. EACCME accreditation process is ongoing.

    Faculty is composed by 33 members and 15 of them are IUSTI active members. Bertinoro is a beautiful medieval Italian village at the top of a hill close to Rimini and Mare Adriatico and to Bologna. The location is an old castle with modern facilities used by the University of Bologna for several events.

    The aim of the course is to provide basic knowledge about the management of patients with STIs under several point of view: from diagnostic process to the lab and back to the patient for a correct treatment.
    Further more to provide a European overview about management of STIs with an insight to epidemiology, epidemiological tools and policy of Public health interventions.

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