PAETC is Facing AIDS…Posted: December 2nd, 2013 By: Michelle Kipper
In observance of World AIDS Day, PAETC is facing AIDS in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Fresno, Irvine, and Davis.
Supporting Engagement and Retention in Care Using the PCMH Model WebinarPosted: December 2nd, 2013 By: Michelle Kipper
This webinar will take place on December 13, 2013 at 11:30am Pacific Standard Time.
The second webinar in a series on HIV medical homes from HIV ACCESS PCMH, the Owen Clinic at UC San Diego, and the HIV Medical Homes Resource Center, this webinar will explore how the PCMH model can enhance efforts to engage and retain patients in care. This interactive webinar will be co-faciliated by HIV ACCESS’s Kathleen Clanon MD, UCSD’s Amy Sitapati MD, and the HIV MHRC’s Steve Bromer MD.
Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and AdolescentsPosted: December 2nd, 2013 By: Michelle Kipper
Recommendations from World Health Organization to address vulnerabilities faced by adolescents relating to HIV testing, counseling and care.
Be PrEPared: A Practical Approach to Implementing HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis WebinarPosted: November 27th, 2013 By: Michelle Kipper
This webinar from the CA STD/HIV Prevention Training Center will feature Oliver Bacon, MD, MPH, and take place on December 19, 2013 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm PST. To register, click here.
Free CMEs and CEs available.
Training and TA for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Clinicians: HIV Champions Pave the WayPosted: November 27th, 2013 By: Michelle Kipper
This AETC NRC ShareSpot article features PAETC’s Alyssa Bittenbender, MPH and Tom Donohoe, MBA and their efforts to address HIV training needs among U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement providers. To view the article, click here.
HIV and Adolescents: Guidance for HIV Testing and Counselling and Care for Adolescents Living with HIVPosted: November 27th, 2013 By: Michelle Kipper
These recommendations from World Health Organization are the first to address the specific needs of adolescents both for those living with HIV as well as those who are at risk of infection. To access the guidance, click here.
AETC E-Learn Webinar: Learning Management Systems: What the Heck are They, and How Do You Pick One An Inside Look at How One LPS Became MoodlersPosted: November 25th, 2013 By: Michelle Kipper
This AETC E-LEARN presentation will take place on December 3, 2013 from 10:00 am-11:00 am Pacific Standard Time and features Maya Gil-Cantu, MPH from the Charles Drew University AETC (a Pacific AETC LPS)
After this webinar, participants will be able to:
1) Define what a learning management system (LMS) is
2) Summarize what affects the decision making when purchasing a LMS
3) Describe how Moodle works as a platform for e-learning
To register, click here.
11th Annual Hep C SummitPosted: November 25th, 2013 By: Michelle Kipper
More than 250 healthcare providers and consumers in viral hepatitis will attend the Hepatitis C Summit 2013, the largest annual gathering of people affected by viral hepatitis in Southern California.
The catered, day-long educational CE program features leading clinicians, policy makers, public health officials and consumer advocates in viral hepatitis, addressing the latest in treatment, prevention and policy issues facing Los Angeles County and California. For CE, a $25 fee in cash is due at registration sign-in on day of event
When: Friday, December 6, 2013
Registration: 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Program: 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
The California Endowment
1000 N. Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
To register for this summit, click here.
Quick Reference Card for Managing Older Adults in HIVPosted: November 25th, 2013 By: Michelle Kipper
The Office of the Medical Director, New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute, has posted a quick reference card for primary care clinicians on HIV in Older Adults. The card is available for download.
This card was developed to raise awareness about the high rates of co-morbid conditions that are found in the older HIV-infected population (50-65 years of age) compared with their non-HIV-infected counterparts. Chronic diseases typically associated with aging may develop earlier in life in patients with HIV. The card outlines assessments that are particularly important for older adults with HIV/AIDS.
The End of AIDS: HIV Infection as a Chronic DiseasePosted: November 25th, 2013 By: Michelle Kipper
To access this article reivew by Steve Deeks, MD, click here.