The purpose of this webinar is to enable participants to increase their knowledge of the role of the Emergency Department in linking newly diagnosed individuals to HIV care.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
Describe key roles that the Emergency Department plays in linking newly diagnosed individuals to care
Discuss the process of implementing routine HIV testing in an Emergency Department
List best practices for effective linkage to care in an Emergency Department setting
Hadrian M. Holder, MD, MPH UPMC HIV and Hepatitis C Fellow Family Medicine Specialist Latterman Family Health Center
PSNA: The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center is an approved provider of continuing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity qualifies for 1.0 contact hours.
CME: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other health care profesionals are awarded 0.1 continuing education units (CEU's) which are equal to 1.0 contact hours.
CEU: The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center, Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University of Pittsburgh, awards Continuing Education Units to individuals who enroll in certain educational activities. This program is awarded 0.10 continuing education credits.
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.