Professional Education

Congenital Syphilis

Learn about the infection, treatment, formulations for penicillin and more.

Presented by

Caitlin Trasmano, PharmD
Sarah Buzhardt, MD


At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain the pathophysiology and complications of congenital syphilis.
  2. Discuss the appropriate treatment of congenital syphilis.
  3. Identify treatment alternatives in the setting of penicillin shortage.
  4. Recognize the different formulations for penicillin used in the treatment of congenital syphilis.
  5. List methods to lower the likelihood of congenital infection.

RN: 1.0 contact hours is awarded for this offering by Woman’s Hospital Baton Rouge, LA, an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing, Provider #19. You must attend the entire offering and complete the evaluation form to receive the contact hours.

MD: The Woman’s Hospital is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Woman’s Hospital, Baton Rouge, designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Special Needs

If you have a disability recognized by the ADA and would like assistance in registering or attending this offering, please call 225-231-5292.


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