Web-Based Trainings

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The following are web-based trainings, listed in alphabetical order. 

 

 

 

Adherence

 

The Role of Social Work in HIV Adherence: Update from the 25th Annual National Conference on Social Work & HIV/AIDS 

(Social Work CEs available)

Speaker: Cornelius Martin, LCSW

Date Published: February 17, 2014

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians,  physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: By participating in this module, you will learn to understand adherence dilemma, identify barriers to adherence, and find ways to improve adherence. You will also learn answers to the questions, “Do PLWHAs have significantly higher rates of non-adherence than those with other chronic illnesses?” and “Is a client’s confidence in his/her ability to follow recommended treatment a factor in adherence?”

Learning Objectives: At the end of the training, participants will be able to:

    • To better understand the adherence dilemma.
    • Identify barriers to adherence.
    • Identify strategies to improve adherence.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Medication Adherence & High Risk Prenatal Care 

(Medical, & Nursing & Social Work CEs available)

Part of the 2013 "Women & HIV Web-Based Recorded Sessions"

Speaker: Kimberly Bickes, RN, MS, ACRN

Date Published: June 15, 2013

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians,  physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: Review effective methods to increase medication adherence in HIV+ women, including best options for initiation of antiretroviral therapy and OB/GYN clinician follow-up scheduling.

Learning Objectives: At the end of the training, participants will be able to:

    • Discuss the importance of medication adherence for women who are HIV+ and pregnant.
    • Identify ways to assist HIV+ women with adherence to their medication regimens.
    • Determine the need for high risk prenatal care for HIV+ women.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Webinar! Can Health Literacy Help? Medication Adherence for U.S./Mexico Border Populations with HIV/AIDS

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

In Collaboration with: Cardea Training Center

Broadcast Date: May 9, 2013

Speaker: Kath Anderson, MA

Brief Description: How well do your patients follow their HIV medication regimen? How do you know that they understand your instructions? What kinds of special issues do border populations have with regards to adhering to their HIV medication? How can you and your staff meet the needs of your patients and increase their ability to take their HIV medication appropriately? This webinar will enable participants to utilize health literate communication strategies in working with patients diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in order to increase adherence to medication regimens.

Target Audience: Physicians, clinicians, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, counselors, social workers and staff who work with border populations in HIV treatment settings.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Define health literacy.
    2. Identify basic health literate guidelines for written patient education tools for HIV medication management.
      Discuss health literate communication strategies to assess patient understanding of HIV medication regimens.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Self-Study Module based on "Can Health Literacy Help? Medication Adherence for U.S./Mexico Border Populations with HIV/AIDS"

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

In Collaboration with: Cardea Training Center

Broadcast Date: May 9, 2013

Speaker: NA

Brief Description: This self-paced module offers an enduring and interactive review of the topics covered in Kath Anderson’s webinar (broadcast LIVE on May 2, 2013) of the same title. How well do your patients follow their HIV medication regimen? How do you know that they understand your instructions? How can you and your staff meet the needs of your patients and increase their ability to take their HIV medication appropriately? This training will enable participants to utilize health literate communication strategies in working with patients diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in order to increase adherence to medication regimens.

Target Audience: Physicians, clinicians, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, counselors, social workers and staff who work with border populations in HIV treatment settings.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Define health literacy.
    2. Identify basic health literate guidelines for written patient education tools for HIV medication management.
      Discuss health literate communication strategies to assess patient understanding of HIV medication regimens.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Affordable Care Act (ACA)

 

The Future of Ryan White Funding Including Reauthorization, Funding Levels, Payer of Last Resort Provision & Integration with Broader Form of Healthcare Coverage 

(Medical, Nursing, Pharmacy & Social Work CEs available)

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Speaker: Ann Donnelly, MA

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: This presentation will cover the latest recommendations from the DHHS on initiation of antiretroviral therapy among treatment naïve patients along with initial testing, monitoring of patients with HIV/AIDS. A short section on new ART awaiting FDA approval and new developments in the area of new and upcoming therapies will be covered.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Identify three targets of HIV Antiretroviral therapy in the HIV replication cycle.
    2. Identify three goals of HIV Antiretroviral regimen simplification.
    3. Identify three areas of research towards HIV erradication outside of HIV ART.

    Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Webinar! Affordable Care Act Implementation on the U.S./Mexico Border 2.0

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Recording Date: October 8, 2013

Speakers: Martha Guerrero, Tom Donohoe, Nicole Mandel, & Keisha McCurtis

Brief Description: This webinar is a continuation of the May 30th, 2013 (training directly below) webinar, going into more depth & responding to several of the questions raised. Attendance to the May 30th webinar is not necessary to benefit from this current webinar.

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    • State the importance of understanding ACA implementation for Texas, California, Arizona, & New Mexico, and how it will impact border communities & people living with HIV, TB, and other conditions.
    • Utilize U.S. Federal training centers as ACA implementation resources to benefit the vulnerable populations along the U.S./Mexico border.
    • Identify key dates for ACA roll-out and strategize to effectively implement the ACA locally.

Webinar Resources:

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

Pre-registration is required. Please click on the link below.

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Webinar! Affordable Care Act Implementation on the U.S./Mexico Border Part I

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Recording Date: May 30, 2013

Speakers: Tom Donohoe, Nicole Mandel, & Keisha McCurtis

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.
However, attendance at the May 30th, 2013 is not necessary to benefit from this current webinar. All are welcome.

Brief Description: This webinar will go over the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its impact on the US/Mexico Border.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    • Discuss the important of understanding ACA implementation for Texas, California, Arizona, & New Mexico, and how it will impact border communities and people living with HIV, TB, and other conditions.
    • Utilize U.S. Federal training centers as ACA implementation.
    • Review key dates for ACA implementation.
    • Explain how the ACA will extend new insurance benefits through case discussions.
    • Improve HIV patients' engagement (linkage and retention) in high-quality HIV care as systems change.
    • Obtain information and referral resources for ACA implementation in the border region.

Pre-registration is required. Please click on the link below.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Changes to the Ryan White Program & the Affordable Care Act

(Medical, & Nursing & Social Work CEs available)

Part of the 2013 "Women & HIV Web-Based Recorded Sessions"

Speaker: Anne Donnelly, MA

Date Published: June 15, 2013

Brief Description: Discuss changes to the Ryan White Program, its relationship to the Affordable Care Act and how it impacts on HIV positive women.

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians,  physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Learning Objectives: At the end of the training, participants will be able to...

    • Describe the pertinent provisions of health care reform and how implementation could differ state-by-state.
    • Describe experiences regarding the impact of new coverage on the Ryan White program.
    • Discuss how these changes could effect women with HIV and strategies to prepare for upcoming changes.

    Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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African American

Webinar! We Test, but it Ain't Easy" Strategies for Testing People of African Descent for HIV

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Recording Date: December 3, 2013

Speaker: RJ Shannon, BA

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians,  physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: This presentation will give the viewer an overview of the movement in HIV across nations, including its impact on People of African Descent from the early days of the virus. It will also offer some data regarding current testing outcomes for People of African Descent. Finally, recommendations will be given regarding the best methods for testing and linking to care People of African Descent. There are no easy or simple answers, but guidelines for helping all of us reach the goal of saving lives.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    1. Recognize an integrated historical overview of HIV testing and treatment globally and nationally.
    2. Differentiate HIV testing outcomes for People of African Descent globally and nationally.
    3. Assess recommendations for offering testing and linkages to care for People of African Descent.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650)

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Webinar! Steps Toward Cultural Responsiveness & the Role of Determinants of Health when Serving People of African Descent

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Speaker: Rita J. Shannon, BA

Broadcast Date: September 20, 2013

Brief Description: Participants will learn the steps needed to create a culturally responsive environment for People of African Descent. Some of these steps include: The creation and administering of Culturally-based Assessments and Treatment plans; understanding the role of Ethics and Trust; and, the provision of tools for encountering People of African Descent. This presentation will end with a brief look at Determinants of Health and how Providers might use Determinant information to better care for their clients.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

Would you like to attend? Pre-registration is required.

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Webinar! The Legacy of Being Black in America & its Impact on Black Health, Attitudes, & Health Outcomes

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Hosted by Parkland Health & Hospital System

Recording Date: September 6, 2013

Speaker: Rita J. Shannon, BA

Target Audience: Nurses, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Dentist, Dental Assistants, Registered Dental Hygienists, and others.

Brief Description: The participant will leave this session with a deeper understanding of the world view that people of African descent possess; the relationship of historical trauma to their sense of values and community relationships; the dynamics between racism, sexism, homophobia and identity; and, the complexities of Black ethnicity. By the end of this presentation, participants will start to talk about the basic tools necessary to become culturally responsive to people of African Descent.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    1. Provide two examples between the relationship of historical trauma and how it affected its community relationships.
    2. Explain the relationship between racism, sexism, homophobia as it relates to Black ethnicity.
    3. Identify two tools used to become culturally responsive to people of African descent

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Webinar! Issues Impacting Access to HIV Care for Young African American Males Living with HIV/AIDS

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Hosted by Parkland Health & Hospital System

Recording Date: May 29, 2013

Speaker: Jay Ohagi, PhD

Target Audience: Nurses, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Dentist, Dental Assistants, Registered Dental Hygienists, and others.

Brief Description: More new infections occurred among young African Americans than any other ethnic or racial group. In 2010, 38% of new infections among African American males occurred in this same age group (13-24 years). It is documented that young African American males are disproportionately affected by HIV. Low rates of HIV testing, high incidence of late diagnosis and limited access to care also contribute to the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in the African American community. This training session will focus on the factors responsible for the under utilization of HIV services among young African American males.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    1. Explore the socio-cultural characteristics of the young African American male population.
    2. Identify at least 3 barriers to HIV testing and care for young African American males.
    3. Discuss how these barriers are associated with their health outcomes.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Webinar! Cultural Competency & the HIV Provider: Reaching the African American Female Patient

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Hosted by Parkland Health & Hospital System

Recording Date: May 15, 2013

Speaker: Jay Ohagi, PhD

Target Audience: Nurses, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Dentist, Dental Assistants, Registered Dental Hygienists, and others.

Brief Description: Research has shown that African American women continue to be disproportionately affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. However, many clinicians struggle to effectively understand this population’s unique circumstances and appropriately meet their health needs. This training is designed to equip clinicians with the tools to engage African American women with the intent to improve health outcomes by shedding light on the socio-cultural realities surrounding the African American female patient; and articulating how these realities affect provider/patient relationship.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify at least 2 unique socio-cultural characteristics of the African American female population.
    2. Determine 3 major impediments to effective provider/patient communication with the target population.
    3. Demonstrate confidence in ability to relate with their African American female patients.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Aging

Growing Old with HIV 

(Nursing & Social Work CEs available)

Hosted by: Panhandle AIDS Support Organization (PASO)

Publish Date: August 1, 2013

Speaker: Skip Rosenthal, BFA

Target Audience: Nurses, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Dentist, Dental Assistants, Registered Dental Hygienists, and others.

Brief Description: This module discusses co-morbidities and issues encountered by aging human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency (AIDS) patients.

Learning Objectives: At the end of the training, participants will be able to:

    • Identify ailments common to long-term patients with human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV and AIDS).
      Recognize measures used to prevent polypharmacy in older HIV- and AIDS-infected patients.
      Recognize measures used to treat hypertension in HIV-infected patients.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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HIV Positive Women & Aging 

(Medical, & Nursing & Social Work CEs available)

Part of the 2013 "Women & HIV Web-Based Recorded Sessions"

Speaker: Laura Armas-Kolostroubis, MD, AAHIVS

Date Published: June 15, 2013

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians,  physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: Review of clinical management of HIV positive women, with a particular focus on aging (menopausal) and older women. Review of clinical management of HIV positive women, with a particular focus on aging (menopausal) and older women.

Learning Objectives: At the end of the training, participants will be able to:

    • Discuss the concept of early aging in HIV-infected females.
    • Review two features of immunological senescence and menopause.
    • Implement one practice change for screening HIV infected females for osteopenia/osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease and other age-related conditions.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART)

Managing HIV with Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) 

(Nursing & Medical Records CEs available)

Hosted by: Panhandle AIDS Services Organization

Date Published: December 19, 2013

Speaker: Arlene Hudson, MD

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians,  physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: This module discusses antiretorviral therapy (ART) for patients with human immunodeficency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). The module also included adverse effects, special populations and steps for initiating ART.

Learning Objectives: At the end of the training, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify elements of initial antiretroviral therapy (ART) in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) treatment naive patients.
    2. Recognize common adverse effects of ART.
    3. Identify considerations for ART in special populations.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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New Developments Other than ART 

(Medical, Nursing, Pharmacy & Social Work CEs available)

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Speaker: Tirdad Zengeneh, MD

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: This presentation will cover the latest recommendations from the DHHS on initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) among treatment naïve patients along with initial testing, monitoring of patients with HIV/AIDS. A short section on new ART awaiting FDA approval and new developments in the area of new and upcoming therapies will be covered.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Identify three targets of HIV Antiretroviral therapy in the HIV replication cycle.
    2. Identify three goals of HIV Antiretroviral regimen simplification.
    3. Identify three areas of research towards HIV erradication outside of HIV ART.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

Click here for more information & to access the training!

 

Antiretroviral Therapy for Naiive Patients

(Medical, Nursing, Pharmacy & Social Work CEs available)

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Speaker: Anca Georgescu, MD

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: This presentation will cover the latest recommendations from the DHHS on initiation of antiretroviral therapy among treatment naïve patients along with initial testing, monitoring of patients with HIV/AIDS. A short section on new ART awaiting FDA approval and new developments in the area of new and upcoming therapies will be covered.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Familiarize currently recommended first-live ARVs.
    2. Identify when to start, how to start.
    3. Recognize first-line ARVs in special populations.

    Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Border (U.S./Mexico)

Webinar! Affordable Care Act Implementation on the U.S./Mexico Border 2.0

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Recording Date: October 8, 2013

Speakers: Martha Guerrero, Tom Donohoe, Nicole Mandel, & Keisha McCurtis

Brief Description: This webinar is a continuation of the May 30th, 2013 (training directly below) webinar, going into more depth & responding to several of the questions raised. Attendance to the May 30th webinar is not necessary to benefit from this current webinar.

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    • State the importance of understanding ACA implementation for Texas, California, Arizona, & New Mexico, and how it will impact border communities & people living with HIV, TB, and other conditions.
    • Utilize U.S. Federal training centers as ACA implementation resources to benefit the vulnerable populations along the U.S./Mexico border.
    • Identify key dates for ACA roll-out and strategize to effectively implement the ACA locally.

Webinar Resources:

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

Pre-registration is required. Please click on the link below.

Click here to access the training!

 

Webinar! Affordable Care Act Implementation on the U.S./Mexico Border Part I

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Recording Date: May 30, 2013

Speakers: Tom Donohoe, Nicole Mandel, & Keisha McCurtis

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.
However, attendance at the May 30th, 2013 is not necessary to benefit from this current webinar. All are welcome.

Brief Description: This webinar will go over the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its impact on the US/Mexico Border.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    • Discuss the important of understanding ACA implementation for Texas, California, Arizona, & New Mexico, and how it will impact border communities and people living with HIV, TB, and other conditions.
    • Utilize U.S. Federal training centers as ACA implementation.
    • Review key dates for ACA implementation.
    • Explain how the ACA will extend new insurance benefits through case discussions.
    • Improve HIV patients' engagement (linkage and retention) in high-quality HIV care as systems change.
    • Obtain information and referral resources for ACA implementation in the border region.

Pre-registration is required. Please click on the link below.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

Click here to access the training!

 

Webinar! HIV in the Latino Community

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Hosted by University of Oklahoma Health Science Center

Recording Date: June 27, 2013

Speaker: Nelson Agudelo, MD

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: The speaker will discuss the epidemic of HIV/AIDS among the Hispanic population in the U.S., identify the barriers to care in the Hispanic population, and discuss interventions that can improve patient care in the Hispanic population.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to...

    1. Discuss the epidemic of HIV/AIDS among the Hispanic population in the U.S.
    2. Identify the barriers to care in the Hispanic population.
    3. Discuss interventions that can improve patient care in the Hispanic population.

Questions? Please contact Jill Coleman (405- 271-8001 ext. 38346).

 Pre-registration is required. Click here to pre-register!

 

Webinar! The Benefits of Emergency Department HIV Testing in Border Counties

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Hosted by Valley AIDS Council

Recording Date: June 14, 2013

Speaker: Deborah Morris-Harris, MD

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: Emergency departments serve individuals who may not seek health care services in other venues and therefore might not access HIV testing. This, coupled with the fact that emergency departments are generally high throughout facilities makes them opportune venues for HIV testing with the potential in some locations for relatively high yield of HIV diagnosis.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    1. Recognize the prevalence and incidence of HIV disease in Texas counties along the U.S./Mexico border.
    2. Articulate similarities between the demographic characteristics of HIV positive persons and those already being served in Emergency Department settings.
    3. Illustrate health & safety benefits of timely diagnosis of HIV-positive frequent utilizers of emergency services.

Questions? Please contact Hal Kabet (956.507.4867).

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Webinar! Can Health Literacy Help? Medication Adherence for U.S./Mexico Border Populations with HIV/AIDS

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

In Collaboration with: Cardea Training Center

Broadcast Date: May 9, 2013

Speaker: Kath Anderson, MA

Brief Description: How well do your patients follow their HIV medication regimen? How do you know that they understand your instructions? What kinds of special issues do border populations have with regards to adhering to their HIV medication? How can you and your staff meet the needs of your patients and increase their ability to take their HIV medication appropriately? This webinar will enable participants to utilize health literate communication strategies in working with patients diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in order to increase adherence to medication regimens.

Target Audience: Physicians, clinicians, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, counselors, social workers and staff who work with border populations in HIV treatment settings.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Define health literacy.
    2. Identify basic health literate guidelines for written patient education tools for HIV medication management.
      Discuss health literate communication strategies to assess patient understanding of HIV medication regimens.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

Click here to register & to view more details!

 

Self-Study Module based on "Can Health Literacy Help? Medication Adherence for U.S./Mexico Border Populations with HIV/AIDS"

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

In Collaboration with: Cardea Training Center

Hosted by: Valley AIDS Council

Broadcast Date: May 9, 2013

Speaker: NA

Brief Description: This self-paced module offers an enduring and interactive review of the topics covered in Kath Anderson’s webinar (broadcast LIVE on May 2, 2013) of the same title. How well do your patients follow their HIV medication regimen? How do you know that they understand your instructions? How can you and your staff meet the needs of your patients and increase their ability to take their HIV medication appropriately? This training will enable participants to utilize health literate communication strategies in working with patients diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in order to increase adherence to medication regimens.

Target Audience: Physicians, clinicians, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, counselors, social workers and staff who work with border populations in HIV treatment settings.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Define health literacy.
    2. Identify basic health literate guidelines for written patient education tools for HIV medication management.
      Discuss health literate communication strategies to assess patient understanding of HIV medication regimens.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

Click here to register & to view more details!

 

Medication Assisted Treatment with Substance Use Dependence Treatment Programs & HIV Workforce Development for Hispanic Populations

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

In Collaboration with: South Southwest ATTC

Hosted by: Valley AIDS Council

Date Published: May 6, 2013

Speaker: Victor Flores, MC LAC

Target Audience: Physicians, clinicians, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, counselors, social workers and staff who work with border populations in HIV treatment settings.

Brief Description: The Hispanic and Latino population continues to grow at an amazing rate where the number of persons in this group will double by year 2050. This diverse group is likely to need services in behavioral health. That need could translate into needing a workforce prepared to address these needs, having a system where interpretation and translation are a must and understanding the nuances associated with delivering services to work with this population proficiently. Therefore, the issue of delivering mental health and HIV services to specialized populations has to take into account many factors in order to be effective.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Gain knowledge and understanding of characteristics and demographics of the Hispanic and Latino population that are at risk for injection drug use, and HIV infection.
    2. Gain a better understanding of barriers to treatment for Hispanics and Latinos.
    3. Become more knowledgeable in treatment strategies and implications in working with Hispanics and Latinos.

    Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Case Management

Case Management & HIV/AIDS Care 

(Nursing & American Health Information Management Association CEs available)

Hosted by: Panhandle AIDS Support Organization (PASO)

Speaker: Ann Dills, MSW

Date Published: July 18, 2013

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: This module identifies management services, particularly with regard to Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) patients; recognizes case management contributions as part of a health care team, and highlights case managements' efforts to interact with various health care agencies in order to improve patient outcomes.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Define case management as applies to coordination between client-centered services and medical HIV/AIDS programs.
    2. Indicate the differences between non-medical and medical case management.
    3. Identify the need for case management as defined by the Health Resources and Services Administration HIV/AIDS Bureau.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Clinical Treatment

Treatment as Prevention? Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)  

(Nursing & Nursing Aide/Assistant CEs available)

Hosted by: Panhandle AIDS Support Organization (PASO)

Date Published: September 25, 2013

Speaker: Arlene Hudson, MD

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: This presentation is targeted to Nurses, Nursing Aides, & Nursing Assistants.  This training discusses.

strategies for pre-exposure prophylaxis in treatment of human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV).

Learning Objectives:

    1. Indicate why treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) may be considered as a preventative
      measure in controlling the epidemic.
    2. Recognize the pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) used to prevent HIV infection in men who have sex
      with men (MSM) and transgender women.
    3. Identify the controversy regarding PrEP in women.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Tuberculosis, Hepatitis C, & HIV/AIDS Risk, Acquisition, Symptoms, & Treatment

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Hosted by: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Speaker: Andrew Moore, LPC

Date Published: June 25, 2013

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, local performance site of the TX/OK AIDS Education & Training Center, would like to invite you to participate in the FREE web-based training entitled, "Tuberculosis, Hepatitis C, & HIV/AIDS Risk, Acquisition, Symptoms, & Treatment" presented by Andrew Moore, LPC.  Log-in at your convenience, on your time!

Learning Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to...

    • Identify symptoms of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and Tuberculosis.
    • Identify methods of infection and transmission.
    • Identify modalities of treatment and care.

    Questions? Please contact Jill Coleman (405- 271-8001 ext. 38346).

 

Cognitive Dysfunction

Substance Use, Mental Health & Cognitive Dysfunction 

(Medical, Nursing, Social Work, Registered Sanitarians, Certified Health Education Specialists, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors CEs available & Certificate of Attendance)

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Date Published: January 21, 2014

Speakers: Melissa Grover, LPC, Lawrence McGlynn,MD, & Teresa Loeber, LCDC

Target Audience: Clinical providers, such as physicians, nurses, and mental health providers around the treatment and management of co-morbid HIV-disease.

Brief Description: Coming soon...

Learning Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to...

    1. State 1 treatment option for patient with mental health condition.
    2. Identify 1 effective intervention for a patient with cognitive dysfunction and HIV.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

Click here for more information & to access the training!

 

The Brain: Experience, Feeling, & Expression - Current Approaches to HIV Cognitive Dysfunction 

(Medical, Nursing, Social Work, Registered Sanitarians, Certified Health Education Specialists, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors CEs available & Certificate of Attendance)

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Date Published: January 21, 2014

Speakers: Lawrence McGlynn, MD

Target Audience: Clinical providers, such as physicians, nurses, and mental health providers around the treatment and management of co-morbid HIV-disease.

Brief Description: Coming soon...

Learning Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to...

    1. Identify 2 common causes of cognitive dysfunction in HIV/AIDS, with special emphasis on HAND.
    2. Become familiar with 2 common screening tools useful for those living with HIV/AIDS.
    3. Be able to create a differential diagnosis for cognitive complaints in HIV/AIDS.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

Click here for more information & to access the training!

 

 

Co-morbidites

Spectrum of Care: The Interface 

Web-based modules covering the common challenges for treatment fo HIV & its intersection with two major co-mobidities.

(Medical, Nursing, Social Work, Registered Sanitarians, Certified Health Education Specialists, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors CEs available & Certificate of Attendance)

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Date Published: January 21, 2014

Speakers: Jessica Khan, MD, Melissa Grove, MS, LPC, Lawrence McGlynn, MD, & Teresa Loeber, LCDC,

Target Audience: Clinical providers, such as physicians, nurses, and mental health providers around the treatment and management of co-morbid HIV-disease.

Brief Description: These modules are intended to assist in increasing treatment capacity across the state to meet the complex needs of HIV-positive individuals dealing with co-occurring mental illness and viral hepatitis conditions. This training will not only serve to increase the efficacy and quality of delivered services through the provision of up-to-date education and training for clinical providers, but will also address training needs for collateral partners (such as social workers, Registered Sanitarians, and Certified Health Education Specialists) who are involved in the provision of HIV services and/or the treatment planning of HIV patients.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

Click here for more information & to access the training!

 

CROI

CROI Update 

(Medical, Nursing, Pharmacy & Social Work CEs available)

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Speaker: Muhammad Akbar, MD

Date Published: August 1, 2013

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: Review of the 2013 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) & includes scientific presentations/findings on pre-exposure prophylaxis, preventive strategies for HIV infection including circumcision, management of Opportunistic infections such as Tuberculosis and Cryptococcal meningitis in in HIV/AIDS care.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Recognize HIV prevention strategies including Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision, Pre and Post Exposure Prophylaxis.
    2. Analyze Cascades of care with linkage to care and state of HIV care in Ryan white programs vs other clinics (Gardner’s cascades).
    3. Identify literature on HIV eradication and “HIV functional cure.”

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Cultural Competency

 

Webinar! Steps Toward Cultural Responsiveness & the Role of Determinants of Health when Serving People of African Descent

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Speaker: Rita J. Shannon, BA

Broadcast Date: September 20, 2013

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: Participants will learn the steps needed to create a culturally responsive environment for People of African Descent. Some of these steps include: The creation and administering of Culturally-based Assessments and Treatment plans; understanding the role of Ethics and Trust; and, the provision of tools for encountering People of African Descent. This presentation will end with a brief look at Determinants of Health and how Providers might use Determinant information to better care for their clients.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Define what Culture Competency is.
    2. Explain the difference between Stereotyping vs. Generalizationis.
    3. Identify two steps to provide culturally responsive services.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

Pre-registration is required. Click here to pre-register!

 

Cultural Competency: The Silent Population 

(Nursing & Social Work CEs available)

Hosted by: Panhandle AIDS Support Organization (PASO)

Speaker: Frank R. Olivas, MA

Date Published: August 1, 2013

Brief Description: This module discusses characteristics of special populations, cultural norms, and educational strategies associated with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) infection.

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Learning Objectives: At the end of the training, participants will be able to:

    • Identify the social, psychological, and behavioral characteristics of the silent population that affect HIV and other health-related risks.
    • Indicate cultural norms and values which impact experiences and behaviors.
    • Recognize skills and strategies to effectively address the unique challenges associated with the silent population.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Steps Toward Cultural Responsiveness & the Role of Determinants of Health when Serving People of African Descent  

(Medical, Nursing, Pharmacy & Social Work CEs available)

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Speaker: Rita J. Shannon, BA

Date Published: August 1, 2013

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: This presentation will improve clinicians’ cultural competency, as defined by Federal agencies. It will include the role of cultural competency when addressing disparities in health outcomes for HIV+ African Americans; will identify Cultural Terms and how to assess oneself for personal bias and introduce the Revised CLAS Standards, the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and the Health & Human Services Strategy for Addressing Health Disparities.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Discuss cultural competency as defined by Federal statue & policies; and will be able to articulate how the Revised CLAS Standards, the National HIV/AIDS Strategy; the Health & Human Services Strategy to address health disparities; & the Patient Affordability Care Act interwove Cultural Competency into their strategies while addressing health disparities.
    2. Identify & define cultural terms.
    3. Assess for personal bias.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Webinar! Cultural Competency & the HIV Provider: Reaching the African American Female Patient

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Hosted by Parkland Health & Hospital System

Recording Date: May 15, 2013

Speaker: Jay Ohagi, PhD

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: Research has shown that African American women continue to be disproportionately affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. However, many clinicians struggle to effectively understand this population’s unique circumstances and appropriately meet their health needs. This training is designed to equip clinicians with the tools to engage African American women with the intent to improve health outcomes by shedding light on the socio-cultural realities surrounding the African American female patient; and articulating how these realities affect provider/patient relationship.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify at least 2 unique socio-cultural characteristics of the African American female population.
    2. Determine 3 major impediments to effective provider/patient communication with the target population.
    3. Demonstrate confidence in ability to relate with their African American female patients.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Self-Study Module: Cultural Aspects of Latino HIV Care

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Hosted by Harris Health Systems

Broadcast Date: December 12, 2012

Speaker: Bernie Vasquez

Target Audience: Physicians, physicians assistants, nurses, advanced practice nurses and other health care professionals who treat HIV patients.

Brief Description: The health care provider will receive a cultural dialogue about the Latino patient on HIV care. The provider will learn about Latino characteristics, gender dynamics, speech, and personality approach to medical care and HIV care.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this webcast, participants will be able to:

    1. Define culture and its effect on medical care and treatment.   
    2. Gain knowledge of cultural issues that may affect medical care and adherence with Latino patients.
    3. Build skills to improve the provision of culturally sensitive services to Latinos.

Questions? Please contact Jeff Benavides (713-873-4026).

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Diagnostics

Webinar! Advances in HIV Diagnostics & Other Updates

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Broadcast Date: December 2, 2013

Speaker: Isabel Clark, MA, RD

Target Audience: Physicians, physicians assistants, nurses, advanced practice nurses and other health care professionals who treat HIV patients.

Brief Description: By participating in this educational training, the learner will become familiar with the current HIV testing technologies available today and recognize the benefits of implementing the new testing algorithm utilizing the 4th generation technology. The US Preventive Services Task Force HIV Testing Recommendations will be briefly discussed as well as coding information for billing and reimbursement.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    1. Discuss the different test technologies to diagnose HIV.
    2. Recognize the benefits of the new HIV testing algorithm.
    3. Explain the USPSTF HIV Testing Recommendations.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

Click here to access the training!

 

 

Epidemiology

Epidemiologic Report 2012 

(Medical, Nursing, Pharmacy & Social Work CEs available)

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Speaker: Muhammad Akbar, MD

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: Review of recent epidemiologic data on HIV/AIDS and Sexually transmitted Diseases from state of Texas & review of the Guidelines for Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in Adults and Adolescents.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Recognize current state of HIV epidemic in state of Texas.
    2. Identify current state of STIs, including Syphilis, GC and Chlamydia.
    3. Explain newly issued guidelines for HIV treatment in Tuberculosis/HIV and Cryptococcosis /HIV coinfections.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Health Literacy

Webinar! Can Health Literacy Help? Medication Adherence for U.S./Mexico Border Populations with HIV/AIDS

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

In Collaboration with: Cardea Training Center

Broadcast Date: May 9, 2013

Speaker: Kath Anderson, MA

Brief Description: How well do your patients follow their HIV medication regimen? How do you know that they understand your instructions? What kinds of special issues do border populations have with regards to adhering to their HIV medication? How can you and your staff meet the needs of your patients and increase their ability to take their HIV medication appropriately? This webinar will enable participants to utilize health literate communication strategies in working with patients diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in order to increase adherence to medication regimens.

Target Audience: Physicians, clinicians, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, counselors, social workers and staff who work with border populations in HIV treatment settings.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Define health literacy.
    2. Identify basic health literate guidelines for written patient education tools for HIV medication management.
      Discuss health literate communication strategies to assess patient understanding of HIV medication regimens.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

Click here to register & to view more details!

 

Self-Study Module based on "Can Health Literacy Help? Medication Adherence for U.S./Mexico Border Populations with HIV/AIDS"

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

In Collaboration with: Cardea Training Center

Hosted by: Valley AIDS Council

Broadcast Date: May 9, 2013

Speaker: NA

Brief Description: This self-paced module offers an enduring and interactive review of the topics covered in Kath Anderson’s webinar (broadcast LIVE on May 2, 2013) of the same title. How well do your patients follow their HIV medication regimen? How do you know that they understand your instructions? How can you and your staff meet the needs of your patients and increase their ability to take their HIV medication appropriately? This training will enable participants to utilize health literate communication strategies in working with patients diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in order to increase adherence to medication regimens.

Target Audience: Physicians, clinicians, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, counselors, social workers and staff who work with border populations in HIV treatment settings.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Define health literacy.
    2. Identify basic health literate guidelines for written patient education tools for HIV medication management.
      Discuss health literate communication strategies to assess patient understanding of HIV medication regimens.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

Click here to register & to view more details!

 

 

Hepatitis

Managing HepC in the HIV infected Adult + Case Discussion 

(Medical, Nursing, Social Work, Registered Sanitarians, Certified Health Education Specialists, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors CEs available & Certificate of Attendance)

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Date Published: January 21, 2014

Speakers: Jessica Khan, MD

Target Audience: Clinical providers, such as physicians, nurses, and mental health providers around the treatment and management of co-morbid HIV-disease.

Brief Description: Coming soon...

Learning Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to...

    • Describe one effective treatment option for persons co-infected with HepC and HIV.
    • Describe one laboratory test used to identify Hepatitis C co-infection.
    • Discuss two considerations when counseling a patient co-infected with HepC.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

Click here for more information & to access the training!

 

HIV & Non-C Hepatitides: HIV & HBV + Case Discussion 

(Medical, Nursing, Social Work, Registered Sanitarians, Certified Health Education Specialists, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors CEs available & Certificate of Attendance)

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Date Published: January 21, 2014

Speakers: Jessica Khan, MD

Target Audience: Clinical providers, such as physicians, nurses, and mental health providers around the treatment and management of co-morbid HIV-disease.

Brief Description: Coming soon...

Learning Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to...

    • Describe one clinical manifestation of Hepatitis A infection that may be seen in a person infected with HIV.
      State at least 2 treatment options for persons co-infected with Hepatitis B & HIV.
      Recognize two common symptoms of Hepatitis B infection.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

Click here for more information & to access the training!

 

Tuberculosis, Hepatitis C, & HIV/AIDS Risk, Acquisition, Symptoms, & Treatment

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Hosted by: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Broadcast Date: June 25, 2013

Speaker: Andrew Moore, LPC

Brief Description: NA

Target Audience: Physicians, physicians assistants, nurses, advanced practice nurses and other health care professionals who treat HIV patients.

Learning Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to...

    • Identify symptoms of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and Tuberculosis.
    • Identify methods of infection and transmission.
    • Identify modalities of treatment and care.

 

 

ICD-10-CM

Webinar! HIV/AIDS Testing and ICD-10-CM

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Hosted by: Valley AIDS Council

Recording Date: July 10, 2013

Speaker: Linda Barfield, CMC

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: This FREE program is designed to provide physicians, physician assistants, nurses, advanced practice nurses, and other health care staff with the most current information on HIV testing reimbursements and ICD-10-CM. The Revised CDC Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health Care Settings (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2006) encourage HIV testing for patients aged 13 to 64 in all health care settings as a routine part of medical care, after the patient is notified that testing will be performed unless the patient declines. The ICD-9 Coding System will be phased-out October 1, 2014 and replaced with ICD-10-CM. This lecture will present case histories that explain the diagnosis code selection process, identify and explain the difference between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM, and how providers can bill for performing an HIV/AIDS test.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    1. Describe ICD-10-CM History and its Effects on Public Health.
    2. Explain 10 ICD-10-CM Codes that Affect HIV/AIDS-Meaningful Use & the Importance of Specificity.
    3. Analyze ICD-10-CM HIV/AIDS Test Coding Scenarios.

Questions? Please contact Hal Kabet (956.507.4867).

Pre-registration is required. Click here to pre-register!

 

 

Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)

The Intersection of Intimate Partner Violence & HIV+ Women  

(Medical, & Nursing & Social Work CEs available)

Part of the 2013 "Women & HIV Web-Based Recorded Sessions"

Speaker: Gina M. Brown, MD

Date Published: June 15, 2013

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians,  physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: Overview of trends in the epidemiology of the intersection between intimate partner violence and HIV in women: effective clinical and public health intervention strategies.

Learning Objectives: At the end of the training, participants will be able to...

    • List two trends in the epidemiology of the intersection between intimate partner violence (IPC) and HIV in women.
    • Describe one effective clinical intervention strategy to reduce the risk of IPV in women.
    • Discuss one public health practice designed to increase screening of women in situations of IPV & HIV exposure.

    Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Mental Health

Substance Use, Mental Health & Cognitive Dysfunction 

(Medical, Nursing, Social Work, Registered Sanitarians, Certified Health Education Specialists, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors CEs available & Certificate of Attendance)

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Date Published: January 21, 2014

Speakers: Melissa Grover, LPC, Lawrence McGlynn,MD, & Teresa Loeber, LCDC

Target Audience: Clinical providers, such as physicians, nurses, and mental health providers around the treatment and management of co-morbid HIV-disease.

Brief Description: Coming soon...

Learning Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to...

    1. State 1 treatment option for patient with mental health condition.
    2. Identify 1 effective intervention for a patient with cognitive dysfunction and HIV.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

Click here for more information & to access the training!

 

Mental Health & HIV/AIDS 

(Medical, Nursing, Social Work, Registered Sanitarians, Certified Health Education Specialists, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors CEs available & Certificate of Attendance)

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Date Published: January 21, 2014

Speakers: Melissa S. Grover, MS, LPC

Target Audience: Clinical providers, such as physicians, nurses, and mental health providers around the treatment and management of co-morbid HIV-disease.

Brief Description: Coming soon...

Learning Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to...

    • Describe the role mental health plays in successful HIV/AIDS outcomes.
    • State two clues indicating mental illnesses & psychological barriers.
    • Identify three basic indicators of the most common mental illnesses.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Neurocognitive Disorders of HIV 

(Medical, Nursing, Pharmacy & Social Work CEs available)

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Speaker: Michael Noss, DO, MS

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: People Living with HIV (PLWH) are living longer with the advent of HAART. This discussion will describe the current diagnostic criteria, epidemiology, suspected pathophysiology and treatment options for HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorders more commonly known as HAND.

Learning Objectives:

    1. List two Neuropsychiatric complications of HIV infection.
    2. Provide two treatment options for the above.
    3. List the Cytochrome P450 systems that are important when dealing with both psychiatric medications and ART/HAART.

    Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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The Impact of Substance Abuse & Mental Illness in Developing HIV & TB

(Medical & Nursing CEs available)

In Collaboration with: Heartland National TB Center

Hosted by: Valley AIDS Council

Speaker: NA

Date Published: May 9, 2013

Brief Description: This one-hour distance learning course is designed to bring awareness on how mental illness and substance abuse can lead to the engagement of poor and negligent behavior.  This type of behavior can then lead to an increase risk of contracting HIV and TB.  It will inform about mental illness and the various disorders associated with it.  It will provide information on alcohol and drug abuse and how they are associate with risky behavior.  It will them provide general information about HIV & TB and provide epidemiological information in regards to HIV & TB along the Mexican-American border.

Target Audience: This course is intended for physicians, nurses and public health staff who are actively engaged in the identification, case management, and treatment of patients with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), or tuberculosis (TB) both infection and disease.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Define what is substance abuse and mental health issues.
    2. Define risky behaviors and how it leads to HIV & TB.
    3. Identify the importance of diagnosis and treatment of substance abuse and mental illness in patients with HIV and TB.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Neuropathy

HIV-Related Neuropathy Update

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Hosted by: Harris Health Systems

Speaker: Robert Sandoval, PT, PhD

Date Published: October 25, 2013

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: This on-demand training aims to provide an update on the pathophysiology of HIV-related neuropathy, the available diagnostic options, the impact of living with HIV-related neuropathy on sleep and function, pharmacological treatment options and their limitations in managing neuropathic pain.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Describe the nociceptive pathway in HIV-related neuropathy.
    2. Describe the impact of neuropathic pain on sleep & function.
    3. Identify current analgesic treatment guidelines for neuropathic pain.

Questions? Please contact Jeff Benavides (713-873-4026).

Click here to access the training!

 

 

Nutrition

HIV/AIDS & Nutrition  

(CEs available for Dietitians & Dietary Managers)

Hosted by: Panhandle AIDS Support Organization (PASO)

Speaker: Doug Lil, RPh, CCN

Date Published: July 18, 2013

Target Audience: Dietitians, Dietary Managers, & Nurses

Brief Description: This module explains the use of vitamin and enzyme supplements used in conjunction with antiretroviral drugs to improve the health of people living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS), and provides an overview of health problems due to nutrient deficiencies caused by HIV/AIDS and drug treatments.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Recognize the utility of multivitamins.
    2. Indicate the benefits of probiotics, omega-3 fatty acids, and vitamin C complex.
    3. Identify the importance of gut health.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

Click here for more information & to access the training!

 

Nutrition for Individuals with HIV/AIDS  

(Nursing CEs available)

Hosted by: Panhandle AIDS Support Organization (PASO)

Speaker: Anita Smith, RD, LD

Date Published: July 10, 2012

Target Audience: This presentation is targeted to Dietitians, Dietary Managers, and Nurses.  This training discusses assessment, maintenance, and special considerations for dietetic management of patients diagnosed with HIV and AIDS. 

Brief Description: This module discusses assessment, maintenance, and special considerations for dietetic management of patients diagnosed with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). 

Learning Objectives:

    1. Indicate early assessment & treatment conditions leading to malnutrition.
    2. Identify maintenance of healthy nutritional status including weight, protein, and micronutrient stores.
    3. Recognize management of comorbid conditions. 

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Oral Medicine

Dental Management of the HIV/AIDS Patient

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Speaker: Mark Nichols, DDS

Date Published: July 30, 2013

Target Audience: Dentists, dental hygienists, and other oral health professionals.

Brief Description: In his presentation, Dr. Nichols explains that the HIV/AIDS patient can present as a medically complex patient and may need special considerations for examination and for invasive procedure risks assessment. This lecture will review the elements of the health history with special emphasis on certain aspects that related to the patient with HIV or AIDS. This lecture will also review the standard of care for a HIV surgical risk assessment and discuss potential complications, as well as review the dental procedures that are routinely performed on this population. This course is designed for the oral health care worker who will provide care and for the nurse, physician or case worker who may be referring HIV patients for dental services.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Review the elements of a health history and identify 3 components with specific application to the HIV patient.
    2. Review the standard of care for an HIV/AIDS invasive risk assessment.
    3. Discuss 3 dental procedures performed on HIV patients and discuss any indications or contraindications.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Oral Medicine: Case Histories in Crises 2010-2013

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Broadcast Date: May 7, 2013

Speaker: Mark Nichols, DDS

Target Audience: Dentists, dental hygienists, and other oral health professionals.

Brief Description: This training is a recording of a webinar that was presented LIVE over the internet on May 7th, 2013. In his presentation, Dr. Nichols identifies 3 common oral conditions seen in immune-compromised individuals with HIV/AIDS who present in crisis, states at least 2 signs and symptoms commonly associated with necrotizing stomatitis, tumors, malignancies, infections, and hematological dysfunction, and identifies and describes “meth mouth” and discuss related psychosocial events.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Identify 3 common oral conditions seen in immune-compromised individuals with HIV/AIDS who present in crisis.
    2. State at least 2 signs and symptoms commonly associated with necrotizing stomatitis, tumors, malignancies, infections, and hematological dysfunction.
    3. Identify and describe “meth mouth” and discuss related psychosocial events.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

Click here to access the training!

 

 

Perinatal

Perinatal & Pediatric HIV Nursing

(Medical, Nursing, Pharmacy & Social Work CEs available)

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Speaker: Kimberly Bickes, BSN, RN, MS, ACRN

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: This presentation gives an overview of reducing the risk of perinatal transmission including intrapartum and post-natal care of the infant. Addresses care of HIV infected infants and children.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Identify of nursing care to reduce the risk of perinatal transmission beginning with nursing care of the mom during pregnancy & follow-up care for the infant.
    2. Identify components of nursing care of children who are HIV infected, including education of HIV/AIDS to an infected child and disclosure of HIV status to the infected child and siblings.
    3. Locate & utilize the most recent CDC guidelines for the medical care of HIV infected women.

    Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

Click here for more information & to access the training!

 

Preconceptual Counseling of HIV Positive Women  

(Medical, & Nursing & Social Work CEs available)

Part of the 2013 "Women & HIV Web-Based Recorded Sessions"

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Speaker: William Short, MD, MPH

Date Published: June 15, 2013

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians,  physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: The reproductive age woman represents a major demographic in the HIV infected population. As such, the routine medical care of these women outside of their HIV management is vital to their health & well-being. Understanding the gynecologic care of the HIV infected woman (the “annual exam”) is important to all medical personnel involved in the care of these women. Pregnancy is another issue affecting this cohort – while the management of the pregnant woman is part of a separate talk, preconception counseling & management of the HIV disease in the setting of a woman desiring pregnancy will be discussed in this session.

Learning Objectives: At the end of the training, participants will be able to...

    • Articulate and describe the fertility desires of women and how it relates to their HIV status.
    • Describe pre-conceptual counseling and review the unique aspects of this process for HIV positive women.
    • Discuss strategies for working with serodiscordant couples desiring pregnancy.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650.) 

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Maternal-Perinatal Transmission of HIV & Syphilis: An International Perspective

(Medical, & Nursing & Social Work CEs available)

Part of the 2013 "Women & HIV Web-Based Recorded Sessions"

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Speaker: Melanie Taylor, MD, MPH

Date Published: June 15, 2013

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians,  physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: International epidemiologic trends of HIV and Syphilis, to include mother- to-child-transmission of HIV and syphilis, screening and current treatment regimens for HIV and syphilis in women.

Learning Objectives: At the end of the training, participants will be able to:

    • Describe one international challenge related to Syphilis & HIV diagnosis and prevention among pregnant women.
    • Identify one available treatment regimen for pregnant women to prevent perinatal HIV transmission.

    Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Prevention

Treatment as Prevention? Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)  

(Nursing & Nursing Aide/Assistant CEs available)

Hosted by: Panhandle AIDS Support Organization (PASO)

Speaker: Arlene Hudson, MD

Date Published: September 25, 2013

Target Audience: This presentation is targeted to Nurses, Nursing Aides, & Nursing Assistants. 

Brief Description: This training discusses strategies for pre-exposure prophylaxis in treatment of human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV).

Learning Objectives:

    1. Indicate why treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) may be considered as a preventative
      measure in controlling the epidemic.
    2. Recognize the pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) used to prevent HIV infection in men who have sex
      with men (MSM) and transgender women.
    3. Identify the controversy regarding PrEP in women.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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HIV Prevention (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis)     

(Medical, & Nursing & Social Work CEs available)

Part of the 2013 "Women & HIV Web-Based Recorded Sessions"

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Speaker: Katia Brown, MD

Date Published: June 15, 2013

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians,  physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: Prevention of HIV infection in women at risk of HIV exposure; a general review of PrEP for sero-discordant couples.

Learning Objectives: At the end of the training, participants will be able to:

    • Identify the spectrum of HIV prevention strategies.
    • Articulate the efficacy of HIV prevention strategies according to recent randomized control trials.
    • Describe the latest FDA approved indication of Truvada for PrEP.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Primary Care

Primary Care of the Newly Diagnosed HIV Infected Patient

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Hosted by: University of Texas Medical Branch

Speaker: Premal Patel, MD

Broadcast Date: December 9, 2013

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians,  physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: As the field of HIV medicine rapidly evolves, practitioners need to stay up-to-date with the latest screening recommendations, indications for treatment, & evaluation of the newly diagnosed HIV-infected individual. This lecture highlights the key recent advances in screening, indications for treatment, & reviews abnormal physical exam findings to watch-out for.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Identify appropriate patients for HIV screening.
    2. Recognize the important elements of physical exam in the initial evaluation of a new HIV patient.
    3. Demonstrate the indications for ART.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Reproductive Health

Reproductive Health & the Care of HIV Infected Women  

(Medical, & Nursing & Social Work CEs available)

Part of the 2013 "Women & HIV Web-Based Recorded Sessions"

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Speaker: Jeanne Sheffield, MD

Date Published: June 15, 2013

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians,  physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: Review of clinical care and treatment for HIV-positive women, particularly focusing on women of reproductive age, including gynecologic care.

Learning Objectives: At the end of the training, participants will be able to:

    • Articulate the recommendations for the annual FYN care of the HIV infected woman.
    • Discuss preconception counseling for the HIV infected woman desiring pregnancy.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Resources

NEW! HIV/AIDS Resources   

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Hosted by: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Speaker: Andrew Moore, LPC

Date Published: March 17, 2014

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians,  physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: The presenter goes over national and state of Oklahoma HIV/AIDS medical resources, case management resources, mental health and substance abuse counseling resources.

Learning Objectives: At the end of the training, participants will be able to:

    • Review National & State of Oklahoma HIV/AIDS medical resources.
    • Recognize HIV/AIDS case management resources in Oklahoma.
    • Distinguish between National & State of Oklahoma HIV/AIDS mental health and substance abuse counseling resources.

Questions? Please contac Jill Coleman (405- 271-8001 ext. 38346)

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Substance Use

Substance Use, Mental Health & Cognitive Dysfunction 

(Medical, Nursing, Social Work, Registered Sanitarians, Certified Health Education Specialists, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors CEs available & Certificate of Attendance)

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Date Published: January 21, 2014

Speakers: Melissa Grover, LPC, Lawrence McGlynn,MD, & Teresa Loeber, LCDC

Target Audience: Clinical providers, such as physicians, nurses, and mental health providers around the treatment and management of co-morbid HIV-disease.

Brief Description: Coming soon...

Learning Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to...

    1. State 1 treatment option for patient with mental health condition.
    2. Identify 1 effective intervention for a patient with cognitive dysfunction and HIV.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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HIV & Substance Use 

(Medical, Nursing, Social Work, Registered Sanitarians, Certified Health Education Specialists, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors CEs available & Certificate of Attendance)

Hosted by: Parkland Health & Hospital System

Date Published: January 21, 2014

Speakers: Teresa Loeber, LCDC

Target Audience: Clinical providers, such as physicians, nurses, and mental health providers around the treatment and management of co-morbid HIV-disease.

Brief Description: Coming soon...

Learning Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to...

    1. Identify difference between substance use/abuse and addiction.
    2. List at least 2 screening tools for use in the HIV/AIDS population to identify potential drug/alcohol misuse.
    3. List 3 commonly used/abused drugs in this population.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Special Populations

Managing Special Populations: Women, Adolescents, MSM, & Refugees;

HIV & TB 

(Nursing & Social Work CEs available)

Hosted by: Panhandle AIDS Support Organization (PASO)

Date Published: July 15, 2013

Speaker: Megan Brady, BS & Laci Scott, MPH

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians,  physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: This module discusses meeting health care needs of special patient populations through cultural competence strategies and includes specific needs of refugee and other specific populations.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Recognize the concept of cultural competency & indicate theories of cultural competency to deliver culturally & linguistically appropriate services.
    2. Identify the value of cultural competency as it pertains to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in special populations.
    3. Understand healthcare needs of refugees and the prevalence and treatment of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Substance Use

The Impact of Substance Abuse & Mental Illness in Developing HIV & TB

(Medical & Nursing CEs available)

In Collaboration with: Heartland National TB Center

Hosted by: Valley AIDS Council

Speaker: NA

Date Published: May 9, 2013

Brief Description: This one-hour distance learning course is designed to bring awareness on how mental illness and substance abuse can lead to the engagement of poor and negligent behavior.  This type of behavior can then lead to an increase risk of contracting HIV and TB.  It will inform about mental illness and the various disorders associated with it.  It will provide information on alcohol and drug abuse and how they are associate with risky behavior.  It will them provide general information about HIV & TB and provide epidemiological information in regards to HIV & TB along the Mexican-American border.

Target Audience: This course is intended for physicians, nurses and public health staff who are actively engaged in the identification, case management, and treatment of patients with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), or tuberculosis (TB) both infection and disease.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Define what is substance abuse and mental health issues.
    2. Define risky behaviors and how it leads to HIV & TB.
    3. Identify the importance of diagnosis and treatment of substance abuse and mental illness in patients with HIV and TB.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Medication Assisted Treatment with Substance Use Dependence Treatment Programs & HIV Workforce Development for Hispanic Populations

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

In Collaboration with: South Southwest ATTC

Hosted by: Valley AIDS Council

Date Published: May 6, 2013

Speaker: Victor Flores, MC LAC 

Brief Description: The Hispanic and Latino population continues to grow at an amazing rate where the number of persons in this group will double by year 2050. This diverse group is likely to need services in behavioral health. That need could translate into needing a workforce prepared to address these needs, having a system where interpretation and translation are a must and understanding the nuances associated with delivering services to work with this population proficiently. Therefore, the issue of delivering mental health and HIV services to specialized populations has to take into account many factors in order to be effective.

Target Audience: Providers of Substance Abuse, Mental Health, and HIV Services along the U.S. Mexico Border of Texas and New Mexico.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Gain knowledge and understanding of characteristics and demographics of the Hispanic and Latino population that are at risk for injection drug use, and HIV infection.
    2. Gain a better understanding of barriers to treatment for Hispanics and Latinos.
    3. Become more knowledgeable in treatment strategies and implications in working with Hispanics and Latinos.

    Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Testing

Webinar! We Test, but it Ain't Easy" Strategies for Testing People of African Descent for HIV

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Recording Date: December 3, 2013

Speaker: RJ Shannon, BA

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians,  physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: This presentation will give the viewer an overview of the movement in HIV across nations, including its impact on People of African Descent from the early days of the virus. It will also offer some data regarding current testing outcomes for People of African Descent. Finally, recommendations will be given regarding the best methods for testing and linking to care People of African Descent. There are no easy or simple answers, but guidelines for helping all of us reach the goal of saving lives.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    1. Recognize an integrated historical overview of HIV testing and treatment globally and nationally.
    2. Differentiate HIV testing outcomes for People of African Descent globally and nationally.
    3. Assess recommendations for offering testing and linkages to care for People of African Descent.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Webinar! Routine Testing - The Road to Success for HIV Testing: The Future is Here Today!

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Recording Date: December 2, 2013

Speaker: Ken Malone & Cordella Lyon, RN

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians,  physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description:

This training will provide a brief localized view of the challenges and achievements with Routine Opt-Out Screening that the speakers face in their rural community.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    1. Understand the importance of routine opt-out HIV Screening our Emergency Departments.
    2. Learnt to "de-stigmatize" the culture of HIV in their health care through communication.
    3. Learn how to user barriers/challenges as stepping stones towards successful Routine Screening.

    Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Webinar! HIV/AIDS Testing and ICD-10-CM

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Hosted by: Valley AIDS Council

Recording Date: July 10, 2013

Speaker: Linda Barfield, CMC

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: This FREE program is designed to provide physicians, physician assistants, nurses, advanced practice nurses, and other health care staff with the most current information on HIV testing reimbursements and ICD-10-CM. The Revised CDC Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health Care Settings (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2006) encourage HIV testing for patients aged 13 to 64 in all health care settings as a routine part of medical care, after the patient is notified that testing will be performed unless the patient declines. The ICD-9 Coding System will be phased-out October 1, 2014 and replaced with ICD-10-CM. This lecture will present case histories that explain the diagnosis code selection process, identify and explain the difference between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM, and how providers can bill for performing an HIV/AIDS test.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    1. Describe ICD-10-CM History and its Effects on Public Health.
    2. Explain 10 ICD-10-CM Codes that Affect HIV/AIDS-Meaningful Use & the Importance of Specificity.
    3. Analyze ICD-10-CM HIV/AIDS Test Coding Scenarios.

Questions? Please contact Hal Kabet (956.507.4867).

Pre-registration is required. Click here to pre-register!

 

Webinar! The Benefits of Emergency Department HIV Testing in Border Counties

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Hosted by Valley AIDS Council

Recording Date: June 14, 2013

Speaker: Deborah Morris-Harris, MD

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Brief Description: Emergency departments serve individuals who may not seek health care services in other venues and therefore might not access HIV testing. This, coupled with the fact that emergency departments are generally high throughout facilities makes them opportune venues for HIV testing with the potential in some locations for relatively high yield of HIV diagnosis.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    1. Recognize the prevalence and incidence of HIV disease in Texas counties along the U.S./Mexico border.
    2. Articulate similarities between the demographic characteristics of HIV positive persons and those already being served in Emergency Department settings.
    3. Illustrate health & safety benefits of timely diagnosis of HIV-positive frequent utilizers of emergency services.

Questions? Please contact Hal Kabet (956.507.4867).

Click here to register!

 

Transmission

Toward Eliminating HIV Heterosexual Transmission

(Medical, & Nursing & Social Work CEs available)

Part of the 2013 "Women & HIV Web-Based Recorded Sessions"

Date Published: June 15, 2013

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians,  physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Speaker: Shannon Weber, MSW

Brief Description: Effective prevention and intervention methods to reduce heterosexual HIV transmission; highlight opportunities to work towards eliminating sexual HIV transmission; this will include a review of the Positive Reproductive Outcomes for HIV+ Men (PRO) Initiative, an innovative approach to integrating men’s reproductive health desires within a primary care setting.

Learning Objectives: At the end of the training, participants will be able to:

    • Identify three interventions to reduce the risk of HIV sexual transmission.
    • Access patient & provider tools to support the implementation of interventions to reduce the risk of sexual HIV transmission.
    • Identify at least one change that can be made in their program to address the needs of HIV-affected couples as we work toward eliminating sexual HIV transmission.

    Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

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Tuberculosis

 

Tuberculosis, Hepatitis C, & HIV/AIDS Risk, Acquisition, Symptoms, & Treatment

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Hosted by: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Broadcast Date: June 25, 2013

Speaker: Andrew Moore, LPC

Brief Description: NA

Target Audience: Physicians, physicians assistants, nurses, advanced practice nurses and other health care professionals who treat HIV patients.

Learning Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to...

    • Identify symptoms of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and Tuberculosis.
    • Identify methods of infection and transmission.
    • Identify modalities of treatment and care.

 

The Impact of Substance Abuse & Mental Illness in Developing HIV & TB

(Medical & Nursing CEs available)

In Collaboration with: Heartland National TB Center

Hosted by: Valley AIDS Council

Speaker: NA

Date Published: May 9, 2013

Brief Description: This one-hour distance learning course is designed to bring awareness on how mental illness and substance abuse can lead to the engagement of poor and negligent behavior.  This type of behavior can then lead to an increase risk of contracting HIV and TB.  It will inform about mental illness and the various disorders associated with it.  It will provide information on alcohol and drug abuse and how they are associate with risky behavior.  It will them provide general information about HIV & TB and provide epidemiological information in regards to HIV & TB along the Mexican-American border.

Target Audience: This course is intended for physicians, nurses and public health staff who are actively engaged in the identification, case management, and treatment of patients with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), or tuberculosis (TB) both infection and disease.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Define what is substance abuse and mental health issues.
    2. Define risky behaviors and how it leads to HIV & TB.
    3. Identify the importance of diagnosis and treatment of substance abuse and mental illness in patients with HIV and TB.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn (214.590.1650).

Click here to register & to view more details!

 

 

Women

Webinar! Women & HIV

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Hosted by University o Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Recording Date: March 6, 2014

Speaker: Michelle Salvaggio, MD

Target Audience: Nurses, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Dentist, Dental Assistants, Registered Dental Hygienists, Social Workers and others.

Brief Description: Participants will discuss special female populations groups who are disproportionately affected by HIV and prevention challenges for women, review cervical cancer and HIV, and review mother to child transmission.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    1. Discuss special female populations groups who are disproportionately affected by HIV and prevention challenges for women.
    2. Review cervical cancer and HIV.
    3. Review mother-to-child transmission.

Questions? Please contact Jill Coleman.

Click here to access the training!

 

Women & HIV Web-Based Recorded Sessions  

(Medical, Nursing & Social Work CEs available)

Hosted by Parkland Health & Hospital System

Date Published: June 15, 2013

Brief Decription: The TX/OK AIDS Education & Training Center (TX/OK AETC) is proud to announce the "Women & HIV Web-Based Recorded Sessions." These modules were created from a two-day face-to-face conference entitled, "Women & HIV International Clinical Conference (WHICC)" which was hosted on May 3-4, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. The goal of these recorded sessions is to “Empower clinicians to provide timely care to women living with or at risk of contracting HIV”.

Target Audience: Intermediate level clinicians, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals caring for people with HIV.

Available Topics: Pick-and-choose from 9 session options below. If you would like to request CEs, please be advised that there is a one-time $20 certificate fee, however you may participate in as many or as little sessions. If you would not like CEs, the sessions are at no cost to you.

    • Session 1: Maternal-Perinatal Transmission of HIV & Syphillis: An International Perspective
    • Session 2: The Intersection of Intimate Partner Violence & HIV Women
    • Session 3: Changes to the Ryan White Program & the Affordable Care Act
    • Session 4: Toward Eliminating HIV Heterosexual Transmission
    • Session 5: Medication Adherence & High Risk Prenatal Care
    • Session 6: Preconceptual Counseling of HIV Positive Women
    • Session 7: HIV Prevention (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis)
    • Session 8: Reproductive Health & the Care of HIV Infected Women
    • Session 9: HIV Positive Women & Aging

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn.

Click here to view more information & to view recordings!

 

Webinar! Cultural Competency & the HIV Provider: Reaching the African American Female Patient

*CE's are not available, however Certificates of Attendance are available immediately.

Hosted by Parkland Health & Hospital System

Recording Date: May 15, 2013

Speaker: Jay Ohagi, PhD

Target Audience: Nurses, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Dentist, Dental Assistants, Registered Dental Hygienists, Social Workers and others.

Brief Description: Research has shown that African American women continue to be disproportionately affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. However, many clinicians struggle to effectively understand this population’s unique circumstances and appropriately meet their health needs. This training is designed to equip clinicians with the tools to engage African American women with the intent to improve health outcomes by shedding light on the socio-cultural realities surrounding the African American female patient; and articulating how these realities affect provider/patient relationship.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify at least 2 unique socio-cultural characteristics of the African American female population.
    2. Determine 3 major impediments to effective provider/patient communication with the target population.
    3. Demonstrate confidence in ability to relate with their African American female patients.

Questions? Please contact Marcos Alcorn.

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For customized training requests, feel free to contact us at

877.ASK.AETC (877-275-2382) or by email.

 

 

Education & Training

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Preceptorships

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NEW! Spectrum of Care: The Interface

Web-Based modules are intended to asist in increasing treatment capacity across the state to meet the complex needs of HIV-positive individuals dealing with co-occuring mental illness and viral hepatitis conditions.

FREE CEs are available.

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World AIDS Day Webinar Series

TX/OK AETC recorded 3 sessions in honor of World AIDS Day 2013! Check out the sessions! Certificates of Attendance immediately available!

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HIV Clinical Update Webinar Series

This FREE webinar series offers 7 modules with FREE Medical, Nursing, Pharmacy, &

Social Work CEs!

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Women & HIV Web-Based Recorded Sessions

"Empower clinicians to provide timely care to women living with or at risk of contracting HIV”.

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HIV 101 Self-Study Trainings:

Education for Novice Level Clinicians Providing HIV Care

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MAI Webinar Series:

Minority AIDS Initiative (MAI) Webinar Series consisting of webinars providing education training for minority AIDS issues. 

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