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ARcare HIV Medical Symposium

April 13

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Save the date! Join the SCAETC for a free and 1st Annual HIV Medical Symposium hosted by ARcare.


Welcome & Introduction
8:45 – 9:45a
HIV Overview (1.0 contact hour)
Christine Brennan, PhD, RN, NP-CP, Clinical Director, LSU Health School of Public Health
9:45 – 10:15a
Nutrition for the HIV Patient (0.5 contact hours)
Anna Acre, MS, RD, LD, Registered Dietician, ARcare
10:15 – 10:30a
10:30 – 11:15a
Mental Health Issues for PLWH (0.75 contact hours)
Frank Vega, LMFT, Director of Behavioral Health, ARcare and Kentuckycare
11:15a – 12p
Common Conditions for the Uncommon Patient (0.75 contact hours)
Christine Brennan, PhD, RN, NP-CP, Clinical Director, LSU Health School of Public Health
12 – 1p
1 – 2p
PrEP/PEP (1.0 contact hour)
Keyur Vyas
2 – 3p
Updates in Antiretroviral Therapy (1.0 contact hour)
Gabriella Douglass, PharmD, BCACP, AAHIVP, BA-ADM, Assistant Professor, Harding University College of Pharmacy and Pharmacy Residency Director, ARcare
3 – 3:15p
3:15 – 4p
Women’s Health (0.75 contact hours)
Joyce Simmons, APN, BSN, MNS, FNP-MSN, AASN, ANCC Certified Adult High Risk Clinical Nurse Specialist, ARcare
4 – 5p
HIV in Arkansas: Where we are and how we can do better (1.0 contact hour)
Dan Moore, MD, AAHIVM, Chief Medical Information Officer, ARcare
Adjournment & Evaluations

For more information or inquiry:

Please contact Tracy Fortner at tracy.fortner@arcare.net or Jeanette Swanson at Jeanette.swanson@arcare.net or call (501) 278-5902.

Target Audience:

Dietitian/Nutritionist , Dentist , Health Educator , Mental Health Professional , Nurse , Nurse practitioner , Public Health Professional , Professional , Other Advanced Practice Nurse , Pharmacist , Physician , Physician Assistant , Social Worker , Substance Abuse Professional

CE Credits:


 CE Accreditation

Link to Flyer (PDF):

In collaboration with:

UAMS & Unity-Health


2014 National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NNHAAD)