Hot Topics HIV 2021 Prevention and Reproductive Choices for Women- Virtual
This virtual conference will focus solely on HIV and Women. According to CDC 2016 data more than 7,000 women received an HIV diagnosis in 2016. Black/African American women are disproportionately affected by HIV, compared with women of other races/ethnicities. Conference attendees will gain knowledge of issues related to women with HIV and women without HIV as well as issues related to pregnancy options and referrals.
- 10:15 —10:30 a.m. Welcome
- 10:30 — 11:30 a.m. Pregnancy in the Woman with HIV - By Jeannette Southerly, RN ACRN, Site Director, WV Regional Partner of the MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training
- 11:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m. HIV Harm Reduction for Women - By Carolyn Kidd, RN ACRN, Clinical Nurse Educator, WV Regional Partner of the MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training
- 12:00 p.m.—12:10 p.m. Break
- 12:10 p.m.—1:40 p.m. Comprehensive Pregnancy Options - By Andolyn Williams, Director of Programs at WV FREE and Charlie Mullens, Program Coordinator at WV FREE.
Objectives: At the end of this program, participants should be able to:
- Describe best practices for identification, care and treatment for the pregnant woman living with HIV.
- Discuss HIV transmission and prevention issues specific to the female population.
- Describe the WV FREE Comprehensive Pregnancy Options Referral model.
- Identify resources available to individuals for choosing the following options: parent, adoption and abortion.
- Deliver information with a neutral and objective tone for each option.
ATTENTION: THIS TRAINING IS HELD ON 2 SEPARATE DATES. YOU WILL RECEIVE CREDIT ONLY FOR THE DATE YOU ATTENDED. YOU WILL ONLY GET CREDIT FOR ATTENDING ONE OF THE TWO DATES.
Continuing Medical Education
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 the WVU School of Medicine and MAAETC. The WVU School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The WVU Office of CME designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This continuing education activity has been provided by the WV Regional Partner of the MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center for 3.6 contact hours. The WV Regional Partner is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the State of WV Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses. WVBRN provider registration number 50-26128.86.
Social Work Hours are provided by Concord University Social Work Program for a total of 3.6 Social Work credits.
All authors and speakers have no relevant interests to disclose.
For more information or questions about this event. Please contact Carolyn Kidd at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A variety of the listed populations will be discussed at this event.
- Adolescents (ages 13 to 17)
- Young Adults (ages 18 to 24)
- Rural populations
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.
- Behavioral Prevention
- Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
- Prevention of perinatal or mother-to-child transmission
- Other biomedical prevention
- Clinical manifestations of HIV disease
- HIV Epidemiology
- Linkage to Care
- Cervical cancer screening, including HPV
- Reproductive health, including preconception planning
- Sexually transmitted infections
- Stigma or discrimination