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World AIDS Day 2020

World AIDS Day 2020 - Trauma in the Time of HIV and COVID-19

2020 Annual Conference Virtual Via Zoom 

presented by

MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center, University of Pittsburgh and its Regional Partners

in collaboration with

Pittsburgh AIDS Center for Treatment, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Positive Health Clinic, Allegheny General Hospital

 

Tuesday December 1, 2020: Clinical Issues of Trauma, HIV and COVID-19

Register For Day 1 Conference Here

 10:00am EST - 4:30pm EST

Virtual Zoom Conference

 

Wednesday December 2, 2020: Community Issues of Trauma, HIV and COVID-19

Register For Day 2 Conference Here

10:00am EST - 4:30pm EST

Virtual Zoom Conference

 

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 maaetc@pitt.edu. 

 

Conference Agenda

AGENDA DAY 1: CLINICAL ISSUES OF TRAUMA, HIV AND COVID-19


Tuesday, December 1, 2020

9:30am-10:00am: Registration/Sign-On and Technical Assistance

10:00am-10:30am: Welcome and Introduction
Linda Rose Frank, PhD, MSN, ACRN, FAAN
Tribute to the 2020 Year of the Nurse and Midwife

Everette James, III, JD, MBA
Welcome

Charles R. Rinaldo, PhD
Welcome

10:30-11:30: Introductory Keynote Address: HIV, Trauma and the Sanctuary Model
Sandra L. Bloom, MD
Associate Professor, Health Management and Policy, Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice
Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University

  • Identify key aspects of trauma-informed care, ACES and the Sanctuary Model
  • Discuss tools and methods of implementing trauma-informed practices when caring for patients with HIV

11:30-12:00pm: Medically Informed Implicit Bias
Sandra Quezada, MD, MS
Associate Dean for Admissions, Assistant Dean for Academic and Multicultural Affairs
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University of Maryland School of Medicine

  • Identify key aspects of medically informed implicit bias and the effects on people at risk for or with HIV
  • Discuss tools and methods for the healthcare professional to identify implicit biases and how to provide the best standard of care to all patients

12:00pm-2:00pm LUNCH and NETWORKING SESSION
Optional guided networking/discussion: separate Zoom Meeting link will be provided

2:00pm-2:30pm: Substance Use, HIV and Harm Reduction
Stuart Fisk, CRNP, MSN
Director, Center for Inclusion Health
Principal Investigator, Positive Health Clinic
Department of Medicine, Allegheny Health Network

  • Identify key aspects of trauma-informed treatment and care for the patient with substance use disorder
  • Discuss challenges and successes of substance use treatment in the context of initiatives to End the HIV Epidemic

2:30pm-3:00pm: HIV and Aging During COVID-19
Sarah Schmalzle, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
Medical Director, THRIVE program
Institute of Human Virology , University of Maryland School of Medicine

  • Identify key aspects of treatment and care for the aging patient with HIV
  • Discuss challenges and successes of treatment and care for the aging patient with HIV during the current COVID-19 pandemic

3:00pm-3:30pm: Differential Diagnosis of HIV and COVID-19 and Influenza
Rebecca Reece, MD
Assistant Professor and Associate Director, Global Health Program
WVU Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases

  • Describe clinical presentations of acute HIV, COVID-19 and Influenza
  • Identify methods for health professionals to make a differential diagnosis

3:30pm-4:00pm: Everyday Resilience: What’s Getting You Through
Rebecca Bryan, DNP

  • Define resiliency and the importance for health professionals working in HIV prevention and care
  • Discuss tools and methods for a trauma-informed approach to implementing resiliency practices within the healthcare workplace

4:00pm-4:30pm: EVALUATION AND CONCLUDING REMARKS

  

AGENDA DAY 2: COMMUNITY ISSUES OF TRAUMA, HIV AND COVID-19


Wednesday, December 2, 2020

9:30am-10:00am: Registration/Sign-On and Technical Assistance

10:00am-10:30am: Welcome and Introduction
Linda Rose Frank, PhD, MSN, ACRN, FAAN
Robert McKenna, PhD, MCHES
Jeanean Willis Marsh, DPM

10:30am-11:30am: Digital Divide and Care in Time of COVID-19: Trauma Informed Approach
Kathy Hsu Wibberly, PhD
Director, Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center

  • Introduce telehealth and methods of utilizing telehealth resources during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond
  • Discuss best practices and tools for providing the best standard of care through trauma-informed telehealth services for health professionals working in HIV prevention and care

11:30am-12:00pm: COVID-19 and Contact Tracing
Lindsey Mauldin
Special Assistant to the Secretary of Health – Contact Tracing
Pennsylvania Department of Health

  • Introduce methods of contact tracing for COVID-19 and the importance for health professionals working in HIV prevention and care
  • Discuss trauma-informed practices of contact tracing and how health professionals can be engaged in the process

12:00pm-2:00pm LUNCH and NETWORKING SESSION
Optional guided networking/discussion: separate Zoom Meeting link will be provided

2:00pm-2:30pm: Health Equity and Ending the HIV Epidemic
Lorece Edwards, DrPH
Professor, School of Community Health and Policy
Morgan State University

  • Define health equity within the context of initiatives to End the HIV Epidemic
  • Discuss tools and methods for providing a trauma-informed approach to improving health equity within the healthcare workplace

2:30pm-3:00pm: COVID-19 and HIV: Trauma, Anxiety and Coping
Laura Hinds, LCSW, MSW

  • Identify key aspects of traumatization for patients with HIV during current COVID-19 pandemic
  • Discuss coping mechanisms employed by traumatized patients with HIV and how the healthcare professional can recognize and respond

3:00pm-4:00pm: Concluding Keynote Address: Trauma for HIV Health Professionals during COVID-19: Caring for the Caregivers
Francine Cournos, MD
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Department of Epidemiology
Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
Co-Principal Investigator, Northeast/Caribbean AIDS Education and Training Center

  • Describe trauma-informed methods of implementing caring for the caregiver practices during current COVID-19 pandemic
  • Discuss tools and methods of self-care for health professionals working in HIV prevention and care

4:00pm-4:30pm: EVALUATION AND CONCLUDING REMARKS

 

Other featured World AIDS Day Events by the MidAtlantic AETC: To Be Announced