Monthly Case Manager Training - HIV Management Considerations for Diverse and Challenging Populations
Jul
25
11:45 AM11:45

Monthly Case Manager Training - HIV Management Considerations for Diverse and Challenging Populations

We are looking forward to welcoming you July’s Case Management Training. We have four unique topics which will be covered by Helena Kwakwa, MD MPH. Within the context of HIV, she will be discussing:

  • Chemsex

  • Psychiatric Comorbidities

  • Following release from prison/jail

  • People who inject drugs

We will also be offering a complimentary lunch, so we are asking you to please take one minute (literally - it's quick!) to register your attendance and food preferences. You can do so here: http://bit.ly/foodfortraining

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Trauma Informed Care
Jun
27
11:45 AM11:45

Trauma Informed Care

Access Health LA will host, click here to register:

Trauma Informed Care is an organizational structure and treatment framework that involves understanding, recognizing, and responding to the effects of all types of trauma. Trauma Informed Care also emphasizes physical, psychological and emotional safety for both consumers and providers, and helps survivors rebuild a sense of control and empowerment.

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Creating Access and Optimizing Care – LGBTQ Health Conference
Jun
21
7:30 AM07:30

Creating Access and Optimizing Care – LGBTQ Health Conference

  • University Medical Center - New Orleans, Conference Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Register here to join LSU Health and University of Mississippi Medical Center for

Please join the AIDS Education and Training Centers of LSU Health (South Central) and the University of Mississippi Medical Center (South East) along with the National LGBT Center for Health at Fenway as we provide this collaborative event.

This is a 1-day event working towards the primary goal of the AETCs, which is to improve the treatment, management, diagnosis, and counseling for persons living with HIV by:

  •  Removing barriers to primary care services to ensure equitable access to care for historically under-served minority populations, in this case persons who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and/or Queer (LGBTQ).

  • Reducing HIV-related morbidity and mortality by enhancing the clinical skills of providers to prevent, screen and treat person who are at risk for or living with HIV/AIDS who identify as LGBTQ through customized, multi-disciplinary training, and

  • Working with multidisciplinary care teams in hospitals, community-based organizations, health departments, mental health and addiction treatment facilities and other healthcare organizations such as those funded through the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program or serving historically under-served minority populations to assure culturally appropriate quality HIV prevention and treatment services.

Target audience: physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, licensed nurses, social workers, and all interested health professionals that impact the care of the LGBTQ patients are invited.

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 Undetectable Equals Untransmittable: U=U
Apr
25
11:45 AM11:45

Undetectable Equals Untransmittable: U=U

Access Health LA will host, click here to register:

Data showing the relationship between an HIV-positive person's viral load and their HIV-negative partner's risk of acquiring HIV have been available for almost two decades. A key study, from a Ugandan cohort, was published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2000.

However, the key evidence supporting U=U comes from three international research studies published since 2011. Each one recruited couples in which one partner was living with HIV and the other was not. Between them, HPTN 052PARTNER, and Opposites Attract recruited over 3,000 couples. During the latter two studies, couples reported engaging in more than 74,000 episodes of condomless vaginal or anal intercourse.

Between these three studies, not a single HIV transmission was observed from an HIV-positive partner who had a durable undetectable viral load to an HIV-negative partner.

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Third Annual St. Patrick's Parade Conference
Mar
16
10:00 AM10:00

Third Annual St. Patrick's Parade Conference

  • Magazine Street New Orleans, LA United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for an impactful day of medical education focused U=U (Undetectable = Untransmittable), Test and Treat (treating people who are newly diagnosed on the spot), and PrEP (medication to prevent HIV in those who are exposed to it). Come meet with your colleagues, learn about the new standard of HIV care, earn continuing education credits, and finish the day at the St Patrick’s Parade!


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Clinical Practice to Reduce STI Rates in Louisiana
Feb
28
2:00 PM14:00

Clinical Practice to Reduce STI Rates in Louisiana

LSU Health will host, click here to register.

Agenda
1:45 - 2:00 pm Registration/Sign-in
2:00 - 3:00 pm Clinical Practice to Reduce STI Rates in Louisiana
Brandon Mizroch, MD, MBBS

Target Audience: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and Nurses

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Louisiana State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on accreditation.

By the end of this presentation:
Nurses will be able to describe current guidelines for the screening and treating of STI’s to assure clinical practice and reduce the spread of infections.

Successful completion of this activity requires the following:
* You must be present no later than 10 minutes after the start of the educational activity and attend the entire program.
* All attendees must sign-in and assure they have registered for the program via the provided link above.
* After the presentation, an evaluation will be sent to the participant’s provided registration email address. The evaluation should be completed and returned to SCAETC per the link provided in the email.
* Once completed a CE certificate will be sent electronically to the participant’s provided email address.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U1OHA29290 for the AIDS Education and Training Centers. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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Substance Use 101
Feb
28
11:45 AM11:45

Substance Use 101

Access Health LA will host, click here to register:

  • Increase awareness and implementation of the Harm Reduction Approach

  • Understanding of the use of naloxone

  • Develop understanding of naloxone distribution workflow recommendations for treatment facilities, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), and Community Based Organizations (CBOs)

  • Overview of the opioid epidemic, naloxone administration and access, and tools to address the needs of individuals suffering with addiction

  • Identify and serve priority populations

  • Increase access to treatment services

  • Facilitate citywide partnerships and capacity with pharmacists, health care providers, social service agencies, community members, and local governance.

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Clinical CALL
Dec
14
2:00 PM14:00

Clinical CALL

Clinical Case-Aided Led Learning (CALL) –  with guest clinical expert Bruce Hinton, PA
This learning opportunity is a discussion of clinical cases, specific to transgender patients, among healthcare providers via web-based conferencing. Participating providers may submit cases for the group discussion at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Clinical_CALL.
Target audience: Healthcare professionals
Register at:
 https://aetcnec.virtualforum.com/pifidform.cfm?erid=72428&sc=572335&aetccode=16

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
1. Describe common and not-so common clinical care challenges when providing health care to transgender persons and various strategies to address these clinical challenges.
2. Use current clinical practice guidelines in providing comprehensive care to transgender patients.
3. Recognize the unique health care needs of the transgender patient and means to assure they are addressed.
4. Identify institutional and social barriers that hinder the health and well-being of transgender persons; and how these can be overcome via various approaches.
5. Evaluate various strategies to address these clinical challenges.

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Clinical CALL
Nov
9
2:00 PM14:00

Clinical CALL

Clinical Case-Aided Led Learning (CALL) –  with guest clinical expert Gerhard Mundinger, MD
This learning opportunity is a discussion of clinical cases, specific to transgender patients, among healthcare providers via web-based conferencing. Participating providers may submit cases for the group discussion at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Clinical_CALL.
Target audience: Healthcare professionals
Register at:
https://aetcnec.virtualforum.com/pifidform.cfm?erid=72155&sc=572335&aetccode=16

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
1. Describe common and not-so common clinical care challenges when providing health care to transgender persons and various strategies to address these clinical challenges.
2. Use current clinical practice guidelines in providing comprehensive care to transgender patients.
3. Recognize the unique health care needs of the transgender patient and means to assure they are addressed.
4. Identify institutional and social barriers that hinder the health and well-being of transgender persons; and how these can be overcome via various approaches.
5. Evaluate various strategies to address these clinical challenges.

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Clinical CALL
Oct
12
2:00 PM14:00

Clinical CALL

Clinical Case-Aided Led Learning (CALL) – with guest clinical expert Ryan Pasternak, MD, MPH, FAAP
This learning opportunity is a discussion of clinical cases, specific to transgender patients, among healthcare providers via web-based conferencing. Participating providers may submit cases for the group discussion at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Clinical_CALL.
Target audience: Healthcare professionals
Register at:
https://aetcnec.virtualforum.com/pifidform.cfm?erid=72154&sc=572335&aetccode=16

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
1. Describe common and not-so common clinical care challenges when providing health care to transgender persons and various strategies to address these clinical challenges.
2. Use current clinical practice guidelines in providing comprehensive care to transgender patients.
3. Recognize the unique health care needs of the transgender patient and means to assure they are addressed.
4. Identify institutional and social barriers that hinder the health and well-being of transgender persons; and how these can be overcome via various approaches.
5. Evaluate various strategies to address these clinical challenges.

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HIV + HCV Bootcamp - Shreveport
Sep
22
8:30 AM08:30

HIV + HCV Bootcamp - Shreveport

Note: Must Register Here - https://aetc.online/bootcamp

Please join the Louisiana Dept of Health Office of Public Health STD/HIV Program and Access Health Louisiana AETC for our HCV + HIV Bootcamp, Shreveport Edition, taking place on September 22nd, 2018. 

The purpose of this conference is to increase healthcare providers’ knowledge regarding screening, treating and linking patients to care. By the end of this Bootcamp, healthcare professionals will understand the physiology and epidemiology of HCV/HIV co-infection, and be competent taking the next steps in their practice.

Armed with the latest knowledge, HCV can be cured.

Take the first steps to being part of the solution be registering here: https://aetc.online/bootcamp

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Caring for Veterans Living with HIV
Jun
28
12:00 PM12:00

Caring for Veterans Living with HIV

  • New Orleans Regional AIDS Planning Council (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Please join the Tulane School of Medicine for the Monthly Case Manager Training Program at the New Orleans Regional AIDS Planning Council. Edwin Swiatlo M.D., PhD. will be presenting about Caring for Veterans Living with HIV. The Program is held the last Thursday of the month and we hope to see you there!

Please register at: https://aetcnec.virtualforum.com/pifidform.cfm?erid=67228&sc=605387&aetccode=16

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HCV/HIV Co-infection Boot Camp
Jun
23
10:00 AM10:00

HCV/HIV Co-infection Boot Camp

Please join the AETC and the Louisiana Department of Health in our fight to eradicate Hepatitis C!

You do not want to miss the opportunity to hear from local and national experts present on topics such as:

  • Opioid Syndemic – Addressing the HIV-HCV-Opioid Overlap
  • Treating Persons who Inject Drugs and Drug User Health
  •  Eliminate HIV/HCV Coinfection at your Clinic: Best Practices to Create a Winning Care Team and Address All Aspects of the Care Continuum

SPECIAL GUEST! Ryan White's Mother, Jeanne White!

Spots are limited so please REGISTER NOW using the following link:

http://bit.ly/HCV-HIV_Bootcamp

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Motivational Interviewing
May
31
12:00 PM12:00

Motivational Interviewing

Please join LSU Health for the Monthly Case Manager Training program as Stephen Phillippi, PhD, LCSW, CCFC of LSU Health - New Orleans, School of Public Health presents "Motivational Interviewing".  The program is held the last Thursday of the month at the New Orleans Regional AIDS Planning Council.

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HIV in the South
May
2
8:30 AM08:30

HIV in the South

Please join the Tulane AETC for Dr. Richard Elion's presentation on "HIV in the South."  This will be an hour presentation on the risk factors for HIV infection in various patient populations in the southern United States.

Pleas register for this event using the link below:

 https://aetcnec.virtualforum.com/pifidform.cfm?erid=70075&sc=418397&aetccode=16

 

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HIV Criminalization in Louisiana
Apr
27
10:30 AM10:30

HIV Criminalization in Louisiana

Please join the Tulane AETC this Friday, April 27, 2018 at Open Health Care Clinic for an informative presentation on HIV Criminalization in Louisiana by Robert Suttle. Robert Suttle is the Assistant Director of the SERO Project. 

Please register using the link below:

 https://aetcnec.virtualforum.com/pifidform.cfm?erid=67227&sc=979071&aetccode=16

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Oral Health and HIV Symposium
Apr
27
8:30 AM08:30

Oral Health and HIV Symposium

Please join LSU Health as C. Mark Nichols, DDS and Christine Brennan, PhD, RN, NP-BC present this symposium to provide healthcare professionals a general overview of HIV with emphasis on oral health, oral care, and oral disease manifestations among patients with HIV.

Register at: https://reg.abcsignup.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0026-0016-7a15de93d618447f96b70e2a1075e74a

 

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LGBT Health Care Symposium: Prevention vs. Prosecution: HIV is Not a Crime (or is it?)
Apr
26
6:30 PM18:30

LGBT Health Care Symposium: Prevention vs. Prosecution: HIV is Not a Crime (or is it?)

  • LSU Health - New Orleans, Medical Education Bldg (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

 Please join SCAETC, LSU Health and the LGBT+ Allies Organization for the Cultural Understanding in the Health Sciences as Robert Suttle, Assistant Director of the SERO Project provide a presentation on HIV criminalization.  Part 2 of a 2-part series.

Please register at: https://aetcnec.virtualforum.com/pifidform.cfm?erid=68093&sc=815172&aetccode=16

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LGBT Health Care Symposium
Apr
25
6:00 PM18:00

LGBT Health Care Symposium

  • LSU Health - New Orleans, Medical Education Bldg (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

 Please join SCAETC, LSU Health and the LGBT+ Allies Organization for the Cultural Understanding in the Health Sciences for a panel discussion with providers and members of the medical community pertaining to holistic approaches and care of persons living with HIV.  Part 1 of a 2-part series.

Please register at: https://aetcnec.virtualforum.com/pifidform.cfm?erid=68094&sc=515673&aetccode=16.

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