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A Gap Analysis of Syphilis Screening During Pregnancy by Prenatal Care Clinicians


Abstract Congenital syphilis (CS) is increasing at an alarming rate in Arizona. The state health department has recommended increased screening to include the third trimester, but providers in individual counties are not following the recommendation. A literature search and appraisal showed increased screening reduces the incidence of CS and presented interventions to increase screening rates. Furthermore, the literature suggests provider education increases screening rates. However, before education could be completed an understanding of providers current knowledge, attitudes, and practice was needed. Using this information, a gap analysis that was completed in an Arizona county (“the County”) of syphilis screening during pregnancy by prenatal care... (more)
Created Date 2020-04-24
Contributor Ward, Kinley (Author) / Link, Denise (Mentor)
Subject Congenital Syphilis / Syphilis / Pregnancy / Pregnancy, Third Trimester / Screening / Provider Education
Type Text
Extent 57 pages
Language English
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Collaborating Institutions College of Nursing and Health Innovation
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