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Use Normalizing and Opt-Out Language to Explain Chlamydia Screening (Best Practice 2) Training Guide

Training Guide
Sexually Transmitted Disease Services

This resource is part of a series to support facilitation of interactive learning sessions about how to implement the recommendations outlined in the Chlamydia Screening Change Package, whose purpose is to drive improvement on the chlamydia screening performance measure.

The full Training Guide consists of a PowerPoint slide deck with talking points and an associated discussion guide.

Facilitators should feel free to adapt and revise this guide. Facilitators may choose to:

  • Convene staff from one or more clinics for a standing meeting (e.g., monthly) to discuss each Best Practice (in order or as needed) from the Chlamydia Screening Change Package.
  • Convene a one-time meeting with clinic staff about this topic.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the benefits of using an opt-out approach to chlamydia screening for sexually active women 24 years and younger
  • Describe at least two examples of opt-out and normalizing language to promote chlamydia screening
  • Identify at least two strategies to increase staff comfort in normalizing language related to chlamydia screening

Time: .75 hours

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