Nursing Hot Topics – The Silent Scourge: Addressing the Spike in Babies Born with Syphilis in Illinois and What We Need to do About it



12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is pleased to provide several educational offerings on current and emerging issues in public health.  This is a joint initiative brought to you by the Director’s Office and the Office of Communications at IDPH. As a state agency, our mission is to advocate for and partner with the people of Illinois to re-envision health policy and promote health equity, prevent, and protect against disease and injury, as well as prepare for health emergencies. Our work is made possible because of health care professionals and champions like you who are front and center every day working on behalf of individuals, patients, and communities. We hope you will find our information helpful as we work together to advance the health and wellbeing of Illinoisians.

You are invited to attend the IDPH webinar update:  “The Silent Scourge: Addressing the spike in babies born with SYPHILLIS in Illinois and what we need to do about it.” on December 13th from 12:00-1:00PM.


  • Increase awareness of the rise of congenital syphilis and risk factors
  • Review clinical considerations on congenital syphilis and syphilis in pregnancy
  • Enhance understanding of the way public health and nurses can work together to reduce the burden of congenital syphilis

Free for ANA-Illinois Members, Organizational Affiliates & Pre-licensure Students/$15.00 for Non Members

This event offers 1.0 contact hour to attendees.
Accreditation Info: Illinois Nurses Foundation is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.