WEBINAR: Importance of PrEP in Primary Care: Urban Clinic Perspective
Starts at: July 8, 2020 12:00pm ET
Ends at: July 8, 2020 1:00pm ET
Hello and thank you for your interest in the Ending the HIV Epidemic: Boot Camp for Community Health Centers webinar series.
Important note: This webinar is the fifth in the six part series that was created by the MidAtlantic AETC, West Virginia Primary Care Association, and the Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Centers. This series is targeted towards all community health centers in the MidAtlantic region however the presenters are from the states of Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
Define Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
Discuss the importance of implementing PrEP in an urban primary care setting
Describe the process of prescribing PrEP
Discuss strategies for leveraging resources in an urban area
Rebecca Altman, CRNP, MPH, AAHIVSMetro Community Health CenterPittsburgh, PA Mathew Weimer, MDVice President-Health Services and CMOValley Health SystemsHuntington, WV
Certificate of Attendance: This program is awarded 0.1 CEU/certificate of attendance from the University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health.
Continuing Medical Education (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 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Continuing Nursing Education (CNE): The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association Approver Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Continuing Education credits issued for participation in CE activity may not apply toward license renewal in all states. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the requirements of their state licensing board(s).
The staff and faculty involved with the planning of today’s event do not have any conflicts of interest to disclose. The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center does not endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes, or services. The representations and opinions expressed in this presentation are solely those of the author(s) and do not represent the views or policies of MA AETC, the University of Pittsburgh, or its funding agencies.
Today's speakers have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Please contact the MidAtlantic AETC at 412-624-1895 or at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns. We are happy to assist.
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.
HIV Transmission Risk Assessment
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
HIV diagnosis (i.e. HIV testing)
Linkage to Care
Medication-assisted therapy for substance use disorders (i.e. buprenorphine, methadone, and/or naltrexone)