This one-hour tele-conference call is held monthly and is expressly for care providers at Shenandoah Valley Medical Systems. Charts of HIV positive patients are reviewed and cases are presented for discussion with Dr. Arif Sarwari - Infectious Diseases Specialist.
A variety of the listed populations will be discussed at this event.
Young Adults (ages 18 to 24)
Older Adults (ages 50 and over)
Black or African American
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or other gender
Homeless or unstably housed
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.
HIV Transmission Risk Assessment
Adult and adolescent antiretroviral treatment
Antiretroviral treatment adherence, including viral load suppression
Clinical manifestations of HIV disease
HIV monitoring and lab tests (i.e. CD4 ad viral load)
Retention and/or re-engagement in care
Non-infection comorbidities of HIV and viral hepatitis