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City Terrace 12
Tuesday, May 9, 2006: 3:00 PM-4:45 PM

B4: Enhancing Gonorrhea Surveillance to Guide Program and Policy

Learning Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to describe key reasons for conducting enhanced gonorrhea surveillance and discuss the advantages of different methodological approaches to enhanced gonorrhea surveillance.

Organizer:Lori M. Newman
Moderator:Lori M. Newman
3:00 PMOverview -- Lori M. Newman
3:15 PMWho, Where, and When? Sampling Methods for Behavioral Surveillance
Mark R. Stenger
3:30 PMThe Pros and Cons of Using Incentives in Behavioral Surveillance
Kathryn E. Macomber
3:45 PMReaching Patients for Interviews: Randomized Comparison of In-person vs. Phone Interviewing
Michael C. Samuel
4:00 PMUse of Tablet PCs in Enhanced Gonorrhea Surveillance
Jeffrey A. Stover
4:15 PMEnhanced Characterization of Patients with Gonorrhea
Lori M. Newman, Todd Gerber, Charlotte Kent, Wendy Wise
4:30 PMDissemination and Use of Enhanced Data for Policy and Program
Gail Bolan

The 2006 National STD Prevention Conference of CDC