PrEP Summit (MidAtlantic AETC AIDS Free Pittsburgh CoP)

Pittsburgh, PA US
October 8, 2019

This full day clinical conference will bring together experts in Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Prevention in order to enable experienced and novice PrEP providers to develop skills to effectively care for those individuals at risk for HIV and to increase retention of PrEP patients in a diverse population.  Experts will discuss special considerations including engagement, adherence and retention for female, transgender, and adolescent patients.  This program will include interactive panels of community representatives and local providers for participants to discuss their particular clinical concerns.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this program includes experienced and novice PrEP providers and health professionals, including physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, PrEP navigators and case managers, interested in advanced clinical care and retention for patients eligible for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV prevention.

Learning Objectives

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

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Review pathophysiology, clinical criteria and safety monitoring for PrEP

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Identify importance of engagement, adherence and retention for building and maintaining PrEP clinic programs

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Identify the key aspects of providing PrEP and HIV prevention services to youth and adolescents, and how reaching this population could affect the HIV Care Continuum

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Describe special concerns for PrEP engagement, adherence and retention among youth and adolescents (lack of knowledge about PrEP and HIV, adherence/taking pills, retention and returning to clinic, insurance and parental consent for minors, etc)

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Discuss opportunities to improve PrEP engagement, adherence and retention among youth and adolescents through illustrative case studies and model clinical programs

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Identify the key aspects of providing PrEP and HIV prevention services to MSM, Trans Women, and PWID populations, and how reaching these populations could affect the HIV Care Continuum

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Describe special concerns for PrEP engagement, adherence and retention among MSM, Trans Women and PWID (racial and ethnic disparities in HIV risk and uptake of PrEP, engagement in healthcare, stigma and discrimination, etc)

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Discuss opportunities to improve PrEP engagement, adherence and retention among MSM, Trans Women and PWID through illustrative case studies and model clinical programs

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Identify the key aspects of providing PrEP and HIV prevention services to women  and how reaching this population could affect the HIV Care Continuum

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Describe special concerns for PrEP engagement, adherence and retention among women (PK data for vaginal tissue, lack of knowledge about PrEP, importance of adherence, pregnancy related concerns and family planning, etc)

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Discuss opportunities to improve PrEP engagement, adherence and retention among women through illustrative case studies and model clinical programs

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Discuss engagement, adherence and retention of special populations in PrEP and HIV prevention services with community representative panel

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 6.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
10/08/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Event starts: 
10/08/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
10/08/2019 - 4:00pm

PROGRAM AGENDA

30 minutes

8:00am-8:30am

Registration

15 minutes

8:30am-8:45am

Welcome and Introduction

Marilyn Blasingame, MPH

Linda Rose Frank, PhD, MSN, ACRN, FAAN

30 minutes

8:45am-9:15am

Conference Introduction: PrEP for HIV Prevention

Ken Ho, MD, MPH  

60 minutes

9:15am-10:15am

Special Populations: Adolescents and Youth

Lisa M. Henry-Reid, MD

15 minutes

10:15am-10:30am

BREAK

75 minutes

10:30am-11:45am

Special Populations: Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM), Trans Women, People Who Inject Drugs (PWID)

Jason Farley, PhD, MPH, ANP-BC, AACRN, FAAN

45 minutes

11:45pm-12:30pm

LUNCH

60 minutes

12:30pm-1:30pm

Special Populations: Women

Lealah Pollock, MD, MS, AAHIVS

60 minutes

1:30pm-2:30pm

Community Representative Panel and Audience Interactive Q&A

Moderator: Marilyn Blasingame, MPH

Community Representatives

60 minutes

2:30pm-3:30pm

Local Provider Panel and Audience Interactive Q&A

Moderator: Ken Ho, MD, MPH
Ashleigh Garcia, MSN, CRNP, AAHIVS

Amy Kennedy, MD

Stacy Lane, DO

15 minutes

3:30pm-3:45pm

CLOSING REMARKS AND EVALUATION

Marilyn Blasingame, MPH

3:45pm

ADJOURNMENT

Priory Hotel Grand Hall
614 Pressley St
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
United States

All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity including members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, and/or content reviewers have disclosed  all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

The following relevant financial relationships were disclosed:

  • Jason Farley, PhD, MPH, ANP-BC, AACRN, FAAN—Gilead Sciences and Viiv, grant recipient

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

CME ACCREDITATION AND DESIGNATION STATEMENT

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and the Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society – Western Division. The University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 6.25 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/08/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
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