Overview of Adult HIV Care for New Clinicians

When Oct 30, 2014 07:45 AM to
Oct 31, 2014 12:00 PM
Where Mecklenburg County Health Department, 2845 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28216
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Who Should Attend

This course is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, dentists, dental hygienists, and pharmacists new to HIV clinical care. Other professions will be wait-listed and then accepted on a space-available basis. This course is limited to persons working in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. 

 

Cost: $70 for registration (includes meals); $95 (additional $25 for CME credit)


REGISTRATION LINK

https://aetcnec.virtualforum.com/pifidform.cfm?erid=32153&sc=489814&aetccode=15


CONFIRMATION

Those accepted for the course will receive an individual confirmation by email. All others will be notified and put on a waiting list.


Course Content

  • HIV emerging trends and diagnosis
  • Pathogenesis, acute and chronic infection
  • Fundamentals of antiretroviral therapy
  • Viral hepatitis and HIV co-infection
  • Taking a sexual history, sexually transmitted infections and HIV
  • PrEP, PEP and nPEP
  • Mental health, substance abuse and HIV
  • Basics of viral resistance
  • Opportunistic infections
  • Preconception care, pregnancy and prevention of mother-to-child transmission


Continuing Education

Southeast AIDS Training and Education Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 

Contact hours will be awarded based on attendance at the entire training program and submission of a completed evaluation form.


Location

There are multiple Mecklenburg County Health Department locations. This event will take place at:

2845 Beatties Ford Road

Charlotte, NC 28216

 

 Accommodations

There are many hotels in the immediate vicinity.  Here is a selection:

Holiday Inn Charlotte - Airport Conference Center

2707 Little Rock Rd.

Charlotte, NC 28214

Phone: 704-394-4301

 

Hampton Inn Charlotte-Airport:

2731 Little Rock Rd

Charlotte, NC 28214

Phone: 704-394-6455

 

Courtyard by Marriott Charlotte-Airport:

2700 Little Rock Rd

Charlotte, NC 28214

Phone: 704-319-9900


For Additional Information

Contact Michele Bailey at 919-843-8604 or michele_bailey@med.unc.edu. This course is sponsored by the North Carolina AIDS Training & Education Center (NCATEC), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases.