PRHI - AIDS Free Pittsburgh: HIV & the Black community

August 6, 2020

Too Hot for July 2020: Black AF

HIV & the Black community

10:00 – 2:30pm

* 10:00 - 10:10: AFP Project Manager opening remarks and data update

*  10:10 - 11:20: Healthcare Provider panel (short presentations on the following topics)

  • HIV testing, PrEP and treatment
  • Black Transhealth and HIV
  • Adolescents and HIV
  • Hep C and HIV
  • Needle Exchange/Harm Reduction
  • Housing is Healthcare

*  11:20 – 11:30: Q&A

11:30 --12:30: Community leader panel

12:30 -- 1:00: Real Sex Talk: Sex Work, Meth, and HIV

1:00 – 1:30: HIV Support Group Panel and Q&A

1:30 - 2:30: Black women and HIV and Q&A (3 panel members)

 

Only the programs with * will receive credit

 

Target Audience

Nurse

Nurse Practitioner

Physician

Social Worker

Learning Objectives

1. Describe current trends in HIV infections and AIDS diagnoses while specifically addressing disparities in the Black community in Allegheny County.

2. Describe current advancements in HIV prevention and treatment methods.

3. Describe interdisciplinary framework and collaboration for reducing HIV infections, and eliminating AIDS diagnoses and reducing and treating Hep C co-infections among all members of the Black community in Allegheny County.

4. Outline action steps for HIV screening, addressing barriers in the Black community for routine testing and HIV treatment and how to overcome them.

5. Describe the role of PrEP, harm reduction practices, and other risk reduction activities in preventing acquisition of HIV infections in the Black community.

6. Describe the importance of viral suppression in improving quality of life for Black people living with HIV and reducing HIV transmission.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 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.
  • 1.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.50 ASWB
  • 1.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/06/2020
Course expires: 
10/06/2020
Event starts: 
08/06/2020 - 10:00am
Event ends: 
08/06/2020 - 3:00pm

Too Hot for July 2020: Black AF

HIV & the Black community

10:00 – 2:30pm

* 10:00 - 10:10: AFP Project Manager opening remarks and data update

*  10:10 - 11:20: Healthcare Provider panel (short presentations on the following topics)

  • HIV testing, PrEP and treatment
  • Black Transhealth and HIV
  • Adolescents and HIV
  • Hep C and HIV
  • Needle Exchange/Harm Reduction
  • Housing is Healthcare

*  11:20 – 11:30: Q&A

11:30 --12:30: Community leader panel

12:30 -- 1:00: Real Sex Talk: Sex Work, Meth, and HIV

1:00 – 1:30: HIV Support Group Panel and Q&A

1:30 - 2:30: Black women and HIV and Q&A (3 panel members)

 

Only the programs with * will receive credit

Virtual streaming
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Sue Steele, Project Coordinator, Jewish Healthcare Foundation

Ken Ho, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Medical Director, Pitt Mens Study, UPMC

Stuart Fisk, CRNP MSN, Director, Center for Inclusion Health, Principal Investigator

Ryan White Grant/Positive Health Clinic, Department of Medicine, Allegheny Health Network

Steven R Wolfe, DO, Forbes Family Medicine, Allegheny Health Network

Stacy Lane, DO, Central Outreach and Wellness Center,

Joanne Goodall, C.R.N.P, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Aaron Arnold, Executive Director, Prevention Point Pittsburgh

Christina Farmantino, Executive Director, The Open Door

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and The Jewish Healthcare Foundation. 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.

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 continuing education credits.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 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.
  • 1.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.50 ASWB
  • 1.50 Attendance
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