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

Perinatal HIV Transmission, Getting to Zero: Who's Responsible?


Location: Monroe County Health Department, Gato Building Conference Room, 1100 Simonton St., Key West, FL 33040
Date: Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm (EST)


Registration: Register HERE

Speaker(s):

Nelly Diaz-Mendez, ARNP
Faculty, Florida/Caribbean AETC, University of Miami

Maria I. Echenique, PsyD
Assistant Professor, UM Unites Coordinator, The Healing Place, University of Miami Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Delia Rivera-Hernandez, MD
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine



Description:
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
  • Review current recommendations for the prevention of mother to child transmission
  • Learn virologic and serologic methods for identification of HIV infection, their use in pregnancy and special scenarios, including discordant partners, suspected acute infection and infant testing
  • Review current evidence regarding mode of delivery and risk for infection
  • Learn current antiretroviral therapies for HIV-infected pregnant women and exposed/infected children
  • Recognize clinical scenarios associated with increased risk for transmission and selective antiretroviral therapy/prophylaxis


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

    Developing Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Protocols


    Location: Child Protection Team (CPT) Building, 1701 SW 16th Ave., Bldg. A, Gainesville, FL 32608
    Date: Tuesday, December 2, 2014
    Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm (EST)


    Registration: Register HERE

    Speaker(s):
    Robert M. Lawrence, MD
    Florida/Caribbean AETC
    University of Florida, Gainesville

    Description:
    Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
  • Summarize the steps in assessment of risk for HIV infection in children or adolescents with a non-occupational exposure
  • Discuss the decision-making for the initiation of HIV post-exposure prophylaxis
  • Prescribe a plan of action for the potentially HIV-exposed individual in terms of testing, initiation of post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) and appropriate follow-up
  • Create a plan for implementation of a standard approach to PEP for their clinical site
  • Identify the important participants for implementing their PEP protocol within their institution


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

    Management of the Antiretroviral-Naïve Patient


    Location: Online
    Date: Tuesday, December 9, 2014
    Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (EST)


    Registration: Register HERE

    Speaker(s):
    Jamie P. Morano, MD, MPH
    Florida/Caribbean AETC
    University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine

    Description:
    Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
    • Recognize when to start antiretroviral therapy (ART) according to the most recent Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) guidelines
    • Explain how to choose initial ART based on patient profile
    • Discuss potential side effects from ART Describe ART initiation when the patient has viral resistance
    • Identify recommended ART with hepatitis B coinfection


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

    Lee Memorial Health System - HIV/AIDS Symposium


    Location: Lee Memorial Hospital Auditorium, 2776 Cleveland Avenue, Fort Myers, FL 33901
    Date: Friday, December 12, 2014
    Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (EST)


    Registration: Register HERE

    Speaker(s): View Agenda

    Description:
    This HIV/AIDS Symposium provides a review and update of various HIV-related topics using a didactic lecture format. Lee Memorial Health System employees must register for this Symposium via CE Broker. All non-Lee Memorial Health System individuals please register by clicking on the registration link above. Registration closes December 9, 2014.

    Target Audience:
    Nurses, medical case managers, and social workers.

    Medical Case Management: Housing and Homelessness


    Location: Online
    Date: Tuesday, December 16, 2014
    Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (EST)


    Registration: Register HERE

    Speaker(s):
    Suzanne Stevens, MSW
    Faculty, Florida/Caribbean AETC
    Program Coordinator, USF Center for HIV Education and Research

    Description:
    Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Define and explain homelessness
  • Describe the impact of homelessness on the HIV population
  • Identify reasons for homelessness in people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA)
  • Identify potential housing resources


  • Target Audience:
    Medical Case Managers

    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 Event Perinatal HIV Transmission, Getting to Zero: Who's Responsible? 2014-12-02
    Register HERE

    Nelly Diaz-Mendez, ARNP
    Faculty, Florida/Caribbean AETC, University of Miami

    Maria I. Echenique, PsyD
    Assistant Professor, UM Unites Coordinator, The Healing Place, University of Miami Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    Delia Rivera-Hernandez, MD
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine


    Description:
    Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
  • Review current recommendations for the prevention of mother to child transmission
  • Learn virologic and serologic methods for identification of HIV infection, their use in pregnancy and special scenarios, including discordant partners, suspected acute infection and infant testing
  • Review current evidence regarding mode of delivery and risk for infection
  • Learn current antiretroviral therapies for HIV-infected pregnant women and exposed/infected children
  • Recognize clinical scenarios associated with increased risk for transmission and selective antiretroviral therapy/prophylaxis

  • Physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, medical case managers and administration.
    Live Event Developing Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Protocols 2014-12-02 Video
    Register HERE

    Robert M. Lawrence, MD
    Florida/Caribbean AETC
    University of Florida, Gainesville
    Description:
    Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
  • Summarize the steps in assessment of risk for HIV infection in children or adolescents with a non-occupational exposure
  • Discuss the decision-making for the initiation of HIV post-exposure prophylaxis
  • Prescribe a plan of action for the potentially HIV-exposed individual in terms of testing, initiation of post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) and appropriate follow-up
  • Create a plan for implementation of a standard approach to PEP for their clinical site
  • Identify the important participants for implementing their PEP protocol within their institution

  • Physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, dentists, and medical case managers.
    Live Webinar Management of the Antiretroviral-Naïve Patient 2014-12-09
    Register HERE

    Jamie P. Morano, MD, MPH
    Florida/Caribbean AETC
    University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
    Description:
    Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
    • Recognize when to start antiretroviral therapy (ART) according to the most recent Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) guidelines
    • Explain how to choose initial ART based on patient profile
    • Discuss potential side effects from ART Describe ART initiation when the patient has viral resistance
    • Identify recommended ART with hepatitis B coinfection

    • Physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and medical case managers.
    Live Event Lee Memorial Health System - HIV/AIDS Symposium 2014-12-12
    Register HERE
    View Agenda
    Description:
    This HIV/AIDS Symposium provides a review and update of various HIV-related topics using a didactic lecture format. Lee Memorial Health System employees must register for this Symposium via CE Broker. All non-Lee Memorial Health System individuals please register by clicking on the registration link above. Registration closes December 9, 2014.
    Nurses, medical case managers, and social workers.
    Live Webinar Medical Case Management: Housing and Homelessness 2014-12-16
    Register HERE

    Suzanne Stevens, MSW
    Faculty, Florida/Caribbean AETC
    Program Coordinator, USF Center for HIV Education and Research
    Description:
    Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Define and explain homelessness
  • Describe the impact of homelessness on the HIV population
  • Identify reasons for homelessness in people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA)
  • Identify potential housing resources

  • Medical Case Managers








    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

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