HIV & Trauma Awareness for First Responders: Training for Effective Support
***Please note this event will provide continuing education credit for EMS workers in Pennsylvania, however EMS workers in other states are also encouraged to attend and will be able to receive a certificate of attendance if all requirements are completed.***
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This event explores the ways in which Trauma specific to an HIV diagnosis and Treatment can intersect with historic personal trauma to create a unique experience for those living with HIV. First Responders will be offered practical information and strategies re: how to best support clients with this complex trauma experience.
Laura Hinds, MSW, LCSW
Principal Partner, Hindsight Consulting Group
Consultant, Health Federation of Philadelphia
1. Discuss ways in which HIV diagnoses and treatment may result in trauma for clients pursuing Behavioral and/or Medical Health Care
2. Summarize the considerations that First Responders working with persons with HIV need to utilize to be effective interventionists
3. Recite at least 5 strategies to increase effective support to persons with HIV related to their health and well-being.
In order to receive a certificate of attendance or continuing education credit, all required evaluations must be completed within three days of the training and EMS certification number MUST be provided.
EMS ConED: The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center is approved as a provider of emergency medical services continuing educational development. This event is eligible for 1.5 credit hours.
In order to receive EMS credits, you must provide your certification number.
In order to receive EMS credits, you will need to complete this evaluation within 72 hours of the completion of this training.
Nursing: The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association Approver Unit an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This event is eligible for 1.5 credit hours.
Certificate of Attendance: With completion of the required evaluations, participants can receive a certificate of attendance from the MAAETC.
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). Certificates will be emailed out 3-6 weeks after the evaluation period has closed.
The training is designed for EMS and first responders in Pennsylvania. Interested EMS workers in other states are also encouraged to attend and will be able to receive a certificate of attendance if all requirements are completed.
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.
- Behavioral Prevention
- Mental health disorders
- Substance use disorders
- Health literacy
- Care coordination
- Team-based care (i.e. interprofessional training)
- Trauma-informed care