1. Sexually Transmitted Infections
3. Bacterial: chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis
4. Viral: genital herpes, human papillomavirus, human immunodeficiency virus
5. Parasitic: pubic lice, trichomoniasis
6. Prevention: lower risk, abstinence, testing, condoms
At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
1. Describe basic differences between various common sexually transmitted infections
2. Understand transmission of sexually transmitted infections
3. Explain ways to decrease the risk of or prevent contracting a sexually transmitted infection
Standard 1 Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Standard 2 Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors.
Standard 4 Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.
Standard 5 Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
Standard 7 Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
Pennsylvania Health, Safety, & Physical Education
10.1.12 A, B, E