The TX/OK AIDS Education & Training Center is proud to announce "A Webinar Series on Women & HIV: Clinical Concepts from WHICC", a webinar series consisting of experts in the field of treating women with HIV, which will feature an interactive web-based approach to learning. 

This webinar series was recorded on June 22, 2011.  You are encouraged to review the education material presented and are able to obtain continuing education credits. 

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Course Description

Disparities exist in the delivery of care and treatment for women with HIV infection, particularly for racial minorities. This course is designed to provide physicians and other healthcare professionals with increased knowledge on best evidence-based medicine and practice protocols related to patient centered, sex specific comprehensive care that decreases barriers among minorities and women.  Attendees will gain effective strategies to address women specific issues when they present with HIV infection.  The ultimate goal of this continuing education activity is to change performance of physicians and other healthcare providers in an effort to improve health outcomes for women with HIV .

Overall Series Objectives

Upon completing this course, participants should be able to:

    1. Integrate evidence based strategies to decrease barriers for testing, linkage to care and retention to care for HIV-infected minority women. 
    2. Identify common gynecological and co-morbid conditions faced by HIV-infected women
    3. Identify ethical dilemmas faced by the HIV positive woman and her medical providers.
    4. Describe strategies for improved service delivery and patient satisfaction in the HIV positive female patient.

Technical Information

The webinar was broadcast LIVE via the Internet including audio, the speaker's image, and PowerPoint presentation via Adobe Connect Pro. 

Each session time was 75 minutes in total length.  Each presenter spoke for approximately 60 minutes with 15 minutes for Q&A. 

Presentations are designed to enhance audience interaction, therefore participants will be asked to participate in polling questions throughout the presentation. 


Disclosure Announcement

The following persons do not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

    • Laura Armas-Kolostroubis, MD
    • Dan Culica, MD
    • Libby Kay, LCSW
    • Philip Keiser, MD
    • Yvette Peters, NP
    • Deborah Phillips, MPH, RN
    • Paula Reid, PhD, RNC, WHNP-BC
    • Monica Ruiz, PhD, MPH
    • Vivian Tamayo, MD, OBGYN
    • Ashley Tijerina, AAS
    • Elizabeth Wanjiru, MSN, RN, ACRN
    • Jacqueline Wilson, LMSW-AP

The following persons have disclosed that they have relationships with commercial interests as shown below:

Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH
Speakers Bureau
Viiv Healthcare






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Target Audience

Advanced - Expert Level Clinicians

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV. 


System Requirements

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