To train and develop clinicians and interdisciplinary medical providers to become capable of providing competent and compassionate HIV care to patients in the Pacific AETC region.
To provide a longitudinal, CME-accredited* telehealth HIV training, consultation, and mentoring program for clinicians and interdisciplinary medical providers who manage HIV-infected patients in California, Arizona, Nevada, and Hawai`i.
* HIVLN does not currently offer CME credits, but plans to offer them in 2017
The goal of the program is to develop an informed community of interdisciplinary HIV providers who can provide high quality HIV and HIV-related care and improve health outcomes for HIV-infected people residing in the PAETC region
Realizing our Vision and Mission
In order to provide the type of programming we envision in our Vision/Mission statements, we will:
- Disseminate and discuss the newest evidence-based guidelines and treatment advances in HIV care
- Discuss how to apply learned knowledge in a practical manner when providing patient-centered care
- Convene online discussions among health care providers to share challenging or instructive cases with colleagues
- Provide longitudinal learning opportunities to build capacity, expand knowledge, and develop new skills
- Develop a collaborative, informed support system and a medical community of learners with guidance from HIV specialists/experts who have a broad and diverse experience base
- Provide assistance with expanding the HIV workforce through training and mentoring young medical providers interested in working in HIV care
- Provide free educational clinical consultations with written† recommendations regarding clinical approaches to care from HIVLN faculty.