Sexual Health and HIV/STI Training of Public Health Practitioners in Canada: Survey, Literature Review and Web Scan

Publication Summary

In consultation with the Sexual Health and STI Section of the Public Health Agency of Canada, NCCID identified the need to consider the sexual health training requirements of public health practitioners in relation to the provision of HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STI) services. This paper summarizes information from a survey of current sexual health training and provides information on sexual health education opportunities in Canada, both in medical/nursing schools and in continuing education. A separate section identifies sexual health training programs from a review of the scientific literature.