Events
Past Events (Slides/Handouts)
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Sessions marked with a are approved for Continuing Education/Continuing Medical Education (CE/CME).

Medical Case Management: HIV and Opportunistic Infections


Location: Online
Date: Thursday, February 5, 2015
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (EST)


Registration: Register HERE

Speaker(s):
Zoe Muller, MD
Florida/Caribbean AETC
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Florida, Gainesville

Description:
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
  • Define and recognize the most common opportunistic infections
  • Describe the key functions of a CD4 cell
  • Recognize the difference between primary and secondary prophylaxis
  • Identify risky behaviors that can increase risk for opportunistic infections
  • Recognize the routine vaccine schedule and contraindications


  • Target Audience:
    Medical case managers

Medical Case Management: HIV and Incarceration


Location: Online
Date: Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (EST)


Registration: Register HERE

Speaker(s): Lisa Lugo-Manns

Description:
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
  • Define and recognize the role of pre-release planners
  • Identify the pre-release planners for the different regions of Florida
  • Define and recognize the role of the Community Linkage Coordinator
  • Recognize the difference between the Pre-Release Planning Program and the Community Linkage Program
  • Recognize the importance of the medical case managers role in transitioning incarcerated persons into the service delivery system


  • Target Audience:
    Medical case managers

Overview of OI Prevention and Treatment


Location: Online
Date: Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (EST)


Registration: Register HERE

Speaker(s):
Jose Montero, MD, FACP
Florida/Caribbean AETC
Associate Professor, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine

Description:
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
  • Define the difference between primary and secondary prophylaxis of opportunistic infections (OIs) in HIV-infected individuals
  • Identify the CD4 count for which antimicrobial prophylaxis would be needed to prevent Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia, Toxoplasma gondii infection, and mycobacterium avium complex infection
  • Outline key clinical syndromes and diagnostic tests available for selected OIs including Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia, cerebral toxoplasmosis, mycobacterium avium complex infection, and cryptococcal meningitis
  • Recall the primary recommended treatment for OIs such as Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia, cerebral toxoplasmosis, mycobacterium avium complex infection, and cryptococcal meningitis
  • Outline general principles in vaccination of HIV-infected patients, including issues regarding live vaccines


  • Target Audience:
    Physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and nurse practitioners.

CDC Routine Testing Guidelines and Revised Testing Algorithm


Location: Online
Date: Thursday, February 19, 2015
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (EST)


Registration: Register HERE

Speaker(s):
Jennifer Janelle, MD, AAHIVS
Florida/Caribbean AETC
Principal Investigator, University of Florida, Gainesville


Description:
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
  • Apply the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing for Adults, Adolescents and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings released in 2006
  • Discuss the rationale for and benefits of the fourth-generation HIV-1/2 antigen and antibodies test
  • Describe changes in the recommended HIV testing algorithm released by the CDC in 2014


  • Target Audience:
    Physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, dentists, and medical case managers

HIV Routine Testing and Billing Symposium


Location: Department of Health, Orange County, 6101 Lake Ellenor Drive, Orlando, FL 32809
Date: Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Time: 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm (EST)


Registration: Register HERE

Speaker(s): View agenda

Description:
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
  • Recognize the importance of routine HIV testing
  • Describe state and local HIV epidemic
  • Identify laws and policies regarding HIV testing


  • Target Audience:
    Billing staff, office administrators, physicians, physician assistants, and nurses

HIV Update Objectives


  • Identify the role, uses, and complications of antiretroviral therapy as a treatment option according to the Department of Health and Human Services;
  • Describe the major issues of age and gender appropriate HIV care including management of special populations such as pregnant women, and gay, lesbian or transgender patients;
  • Identify and treat HIV disease, HIV complications and co-morbid conditions in the primary care setting;
  • Identify and access resources and standard of care protocols that can be immediately applied to any clinical setting;
  • Describe legislation and/or recommendations about HIV testing, confidentiality, access to medical care, post-exposure prophylaxis and pre-exposure prophylaxis;
  • Identify the modes of transmission of HIV and epidemiology of the disease and related infections;
  • Discuss strategies to increase the ability of healthcare providers to provide culturally competent care.

CE/CME


CONTINUING EDUCATION

Suwannee River Area Health Education Center, Inc., is a Florida Board of Nursing, Clinical Social Work, Marriage, Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling, Dentistry, and Pharmacy approved provider of continuing education. CE Broker Provider ID #50-1922. This program meets the requirements for up to 5.0 contact hours.

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Florida AHEC Network and the Florida/Caribbean AIDS Education and Training Center. The Florida AHEC Network is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Florida AHEC Network designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For questions regarding CE or CME, please contact our Professional Education Manager at ce@srahec.org or 386-462-1551.

La información que se presenta a continuación aplica a las sesiones en español del Proyecto ECHO del F/C AETC


Educación Médica Continua (EMC)/Educación Continua (EC)

Esta actividad ha sido planificada e implementada de acuerdo con las guías y requisitos de la División Central de Educación Continua de el Recinto de Ciencias Médicas (DECEP/MSC).

Dicha división ha sido designada proveedor de Educación Médica Continua por la Junta de Disciplina Médica de Puerto Rico (Número de proveedor-022-MA07-TEM). Por otro lado, esta divisón es proveedora de educación continua para todos los profesionales de salud a tenor con los requisitos de la Oficina de Reglamentación y Certificación de Profesionales.

Cada sesión Proyecto ECHO del F/C AETC ha sido aprobada para 1.5 créditos de educación continua en categoría I. Los médicos y los otros profesionales pueden solicitar sus créditos de acuerdo a el tiempo en que participen en cada sesión.

Preguntas sobre EMC/EC

A fin de recibir los créditos de educación continua, el participante debe llenar el formulario de participación a el momento de su matrícula. Además, debe asistir a toda la sesión y cumplimentar la evaluación en linea que estará disponible luego de finalizar la sesión educativa.

Para solicitar el certificado o preguntas adicionales, debe comunicarse con la Prof. Ivonne Morales atraves de el siguiente correo electrónico: ivonne.morales@upr.edu o llamando a el teléfono 787-250-1312.

Past Events (Slides/Handouts)


Many of the slide sets and handouts from our past events are available on the pages below.
Clinicians are invited to review and use the slide sets.



Past Webinars


Type Title Date Handout Video
Live Webinar Medical Case Management: HIV and Opportunistic Infections 2015-02-05
Register HERE

Zoe Muller, MD
Florida/Caribbean AETC
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Florida, Gainesville
Description:

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Define and recognize the most common opportunistic infections
  • Describe the key functions of a CD4 cell
  • Recognize the difference between primary and secondary prophylaxis
  • Identify risky behaviors that can increase risk for opportunistic infections
  • Recognize the routine vaccine schedule and contraindications

  • Medical case managers
Live Webinar Medical Case Management: HIV and Incarceration 2015-02-11
Register HERE
Lisa Lugo-Manns
Description:

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Define and recognize the role of pre-release planners
  • Identify the pre-release planners for the different regions of Florida
  • Define and recognize the role of the Community Linkage Coordinator
  • Recognize the difference between the Pre-Release Planning Program and the Community Linkage Program
  • Recognize the importance of the medical case managers role in transitioning incarcerated persons into the service delivery system

  • Medical case managers
Live Webinar Overview of OI Prevention and Treatment 2015-02-17
Register HERE

Jose Montero, MD, FACP
Florida/Caribbean AETC
Associate Professor, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
Description:

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Define the difference between primary and secondary prophylaxis of opportunistic infections (OIs) in HIV-infected individuals
  • Identify the CD4 count for which antimicrobial prophylaxis would be needed to prevent Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia, Toxoplasma gondii infection, and mycobacterium avium complex infection
  • Outline key clinical syndromes and diagnostic tests available for selected OIs including Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia, cerebral toxoplasmosis, mycobacterium avium complex infection, and cryptococcal meningitis
  • Recall the primary recommended treatment for OIs such as Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia, cerebral toxoplasmosis, mycobacterium avium complex infection, and cryptococcal meningitis
  • Outline general principles in vaccination of HIV-infected patients, including issues regarding live vaccines

  • Physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and nurse practitioners.
Live Webinar CDC Routine Testing Guidelines and Revised Testing Algorithm 2015-02-19
Register HERE

Jennifer Janelle, MD, AAHIVS
Florida/Caribbean AETC
Principal Investigator, University of Florida, Gainesville

Description:

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Apply the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing for Adults, Adolescents and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings released in 2006
  • Discuss the rationale for and benefits of the fourth-generation HIV-1/2 antigen and antibodies test
  • Describe changes in the recommended HIV testing algorithm released by the CDC in 2014

  • Physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, dentists, and medical case managers
Live Event HIV Routine Testing and Billing Symposium 2015-02-24
Register HERE
View agenda
Description:

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of routine HIV testing
  • Describe state and local HIV epidemic
  • Identify laws and policies regarding HIV testing

  • Billing staff, office administrators, physicians, physician assistants, and nurses








Conferences


  1. Keeping With the Pace 2013: An HIV/AIDS Update
    Wednesday, August 7, 2013

  2. 21st Annual HIV Conference
    Friday, October 26 – Saturday, October 27, 2012

  3. 20th Annual HIV Conference
    Friday, May 13 – Saturday, May 14, 2011

  4. 19th Annual HIV Conference
    Friday, May 14 – Saturday, May 15, 2010

AIDS Education and Training Center - National Multicultural Center (AETC-NMC)


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AIDS Education and Training Center – National Resource Center (AETC-NRC)


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International Antiviral Society-USA (IAS-USA)


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NTC for Integrated Hepatitis HIV/STD Prevention Services - Ongoing


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