World AIDS Day 2016
Registration will close on Thursday, November 24, 2016. The fee for this training is non-refundable.
For students interested in attending this event, contact MidAtlantic AETC office at 412-624-1895 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
According to the CDC, more than 36.9 million people are living with HIV worldwide. Recent scientific breakthroughs as well as various prevention efforts now point to the possibility of an AIDS Free generation. The World AIDS Day 2016 conference will bring together experts in the field of HIV in order to enable physicians, nurses and other HIV care providers to develop skills to identify and effectively treat those individuals diagnosed with HIV and to recognize signs and symptoms in a diverse population. Experts will talk about prevention, risk reduction, the potential for getting to zero new HIV infections, and much more.
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
1. Discuss current activities of AIDS Free Pittsburgh including of HIV, STI, and Hepatitis data in Allegheny County
2. Outline approaches to integrating HIV testing in primary care
3. Discuss common chronic comorbidities seen in the aging HIV population, including prevention, screening, and management
4. Review best practice recommendations for management of chronic comorbidities in the aging HIV patient
5. Discuss current models for engagement of MSM in HIV prevention and treatment
6. Discuss approaches and best practices for providing culturally competent care for MSM
7. Identify models of alcohol and drug use screening, including the SBIRT model
8. Describe effectiveness of SBIRT as part of integrated HIV care and prevention
9. Describe effective prevention and treatment approaches across the lifespan
10. Discuss approaches to reducing barriers to care across the lifespan including: behavioral, structural, community, clinical treatment, and community factors
11. Describe the rationale and access to PrEP
12. Identify resources and tools to increase access, including PrEP navigators, online directories, and educational materials
13. State overview of opioid epidemic in Southwest Pennsylvania and implication for primary care and HIV providers
14. Identify successful strategies and models for intervention
15. Discuss role of motivational interviewing in working with substance users
16. Describe key elements of cultural competent primary and HIV care for transgender clients
17. Discuss HIV clinical treatment considerations for transgender clients, including ART, PrEP and drug interactions with hormone therapy
The intended audience for this program includes:
-Physicians, physicians assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, case managers, social workers, students of health professions, and other members of the HIV treatment team.
Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by calling 412-624-1895 or emailing email@example.com.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.
- Harm Reduction/Safe Injection
- Post-exposure Prophylaxis (PEP, occupational and non-occupational)
- Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
- Antiretroviral treatment adherence, including viral load
- HIV diagnosis (i.e. HIV testing)
- Hepatitis B
- Hepatitis C
- Substance use disorders
- Cultural competence
- Community linkages
A variety of the listed populations will be discussed at this event.
- Adolescents (ages 13 to 17)
- Older Adults (ages 50 and over)
- American Indian or Alaska Native
- Black or African American
- Hispanic or Latino
- Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
- Gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender