AETC National Resource Center Biweekly Update: May 16, 2012
New and Updated Resources
|Updated AETC Program Description|
Source: AIDS Education and Training Center National Resource Center
Seventeen slide power point presentation outlining the mission and activities of the AETCs. Updated to include complete information on the National Centers. Follow the link above to access the program description via the AETC NRC website.
|ARV Interactions with HCV Serine Protease Inhibitors|
Source: Susa Coffey, MD, Annie Luetkemeyer, MD, AIDS Education and Training Center National Resource Center
This is an HIV Meds Updates post (series of updates that provide brief reports and analysis of new findings related to common therapies used by HIV clinicians) as part of the AETC blog ShareSpot. This latest post examines drug-drug interactions between HCV protease inhibitors and ARVs.
Read the full update
|Summary of the 2012 Consultation on Revision of the HIV Surveillance Case Definition.|
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
In February, 2012, CDC hosted a consultation to consider the recommendations of workgroups organized to consider revision of various aspects of the HIV surveillance case definition. Workgroup participants were experts in HIV case surveillance, laboratory testing, or clinical care. In addition, the consultation included representatives from relevant national and international organizations. This report is a summary of their findings.
Read the summary
|Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention Annual Report 2011: Accelerating Progress, Investing for Impact|
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dept. of Health and Human Services
This report provides a snapshot of CDC data on the state of the U.S. HIV epidemic today and includes updates on the steps the DHAP has taken to reduce and prevent new infections throughout the United States. These steps include: supporting prevention programs, tracking the HIV epidemic, supporting prevention research and raising awareness.
Read the Annual Report
|Regional Training and Medical Consultation Centers' TB Training and Education Products|
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center, Curry International Tuberculosis Center, Heartland National TB Center, New Jersey Medical School Global Tuberculosis Institute
A wealth of Tuberculosis-specific educational materials and resources, in diverse formats, exist for the TB healthcare professional or those individuals interested in increasing their knowledge of TB. These educational materials were developed by the CDC-funded TB Regional Training and Medical Consultation Centers (RTMCCs). The resources include print, audiotape, videotape, CD-based tools, and MP3 files. A total of 183 products are available. Follow the link above to access the files.
More information on the RTMCCs
For additional TB training and education materials
|CDC's Guide to Writing for Social Media|
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
|Twitter Postings: Iterative Design - How to Send a Clear and Concise Tweet|
Source: Jacob Nielsen
|HIV Clinical Update, The New Jersey Statewide Symposium 2012 - June 7, 2012, Hyatt Regency New Brunswick, NJ|
Source: New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services Division of HIV, STD and TB Services, UMDNJ-Center for Continuing & Outreach Education Division of AIDS Education, New York/New Jersey AIDS Education and Training Center.
This knowledge-based program is designed to enhance physicians, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, social workers and other healthcare providers' competence related to the National AIDS Strategy, injection safety, early treatment, STD, Latent TB and Cancer guidelines, PAPs statistics in NJ, and possible drug interactions with antiretroviral therapy in the HIV-Infected population. The state of New Jersey remains number five in the United States for reported cases of HIV/AIDS. This conference will introduce clinicians to the latest documented treatment strategies for HIV/AIDS patients. Some of the learning objectives include: identifying and implementing strategies to improve PAP screening rates among HIV-infected women in New Jersey, incorporating newly-approved testing options for early diagnosis and treatment of STDs, identifying potentially harmful interactions between antiretroviral and other medications, and more. CE/CME credits are available. Register early for discounted rates: $50.00 until Friday, May 25, 2012, and $60.00 starting May 26, 2012 and on-site. Pre-registration will close at 4:30 PM on Friday, May 25, 2012. Please note: online registration is no longer available. You can mail, fax or phone in your registration. Details are provided within the links below.
Download the program brochure and agenda
For more information contact Michelle Thompson, Program Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 973-972-1293.
|Keeping Mobile Patients in Care Across and Between Borders: Focus on HIV, STD, TB, Addiction, & Family Planning Concerns - May 30th, 2012|
Source: The U.S./Mexico Border AETC Steering Team (UMBAST), The Texas/Oklahoma AIDS Education & Training Center, Pacific AIDS Education & Training Center, Mountain Plains AIDS Education & Training Center, Pacific Southwest & Gulf Coast Addiction Technology Transfer Centers, California & Dallas HIV/STD Prevention Training Centers Cardea Services, Curry International Tuberculosis Center, Heartland National TB Center, U.S./Mexico Border Health Commission, U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement, Migrant Clinicians Network.
Learning objectives for this webinar are: discuss the importance of retaining mobile populations in continuous care, review a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model for migrant populations, obtain bilingual HIV/STD referral fact sheets for Mexico and HIV fact sheets for 6 Central American countries, and learn how to utilize US federal training centers and Migrant Clinicians Network (MCN) as continuity of care resources for mobile patients travelling within the US and across the US border. This webinar is offered at two different times; each webinar is the same and will be 1.5 hours long. CE/CME credits are available. The times are as follows:
Webinar 1: 12 p.m. Eastern / 11 a.m. Central / 10 a.m. Mountain / 9 a.m. Pacific
Webinar 2: 12 p.m. Pacific / 3 p.m. Eastern / 2 p.m. Central / 1 p.m. Mountain
Registration is required. Please indicate which webinar you would like to attend when registering.
|2010 STD Treatment Guidelines Webinar: Update on Sexual Health in Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) - June 7, 2012 12:00-1:30pm ET|
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Information Network, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of STD Prevention.
This live webinar is for clinicians who provide care for men who have sex with men (MSM). The webinar will review critical diagnostic and management challenges for specific STDs of concern, with an overview the epidemiology of STDs among MSM. Recommendations specific to helping MSM establish and maintain sexual health and components of the 2010 STD Treatment Guidelines and additional resources relevant to clinicians working with MSM will also be discussed. The webinar will conclude with a live question and answer session. CE/CME credits are available. Participation in the webinar is on a first come, first serve basis and will be limited to the first 3,000 participants that log in.
|Integrating HAB Measures into your Quality Management Program - May 17, 2012 3:00-4:00pm ET|
Source: National Quality Center
The learning objectives of this free TA webconference include: understanding the purpose and definitions of HAB Core Measures as well as HAB expectations for using the measures, learning strategies to effectively integrate HAB Core measures into your QM program, and learning how other grantees have integrated the HAB measures. This call will be facilitated by NQC consultant Jane Caruso.
|in+care Webinar: Retention & Youth - May 31, 2102 2:00pm ET|
Source: National Quality Center
On the agenda for this call:
Peer Presentation - Julia Schleuter, The SPOT
Risk Factors for Dropping Out of Care - Lisa Hightow, UNC Chapel Hill
|Helping Women: What Do We Know and How Can We Help Women with Substance Use/Mental Health Problems? May 17, 2012 2:00-3:30 pm ET|
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Prairielands Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network
This presentation will begin by reviewing data on the prevalence of substance use disorders in women of different ages, women from several cultures, and lesbian and straight women. The presentation will also review findings on consequences of substance use for women's physical and mental health, vulnerability to trauma, and familial and social consequences of abuse. Additionally, we will review several prevention and early intervention models of relevance to women. Finally, we will consider what is known about assessment and treatment models for substance use in women within a recovery oriented /comprehensive care model that emphasizes the value of case management. The presenter for this iTraining webinar is Dr. Anne Helene Skinstad from the University of Iowa.
|Save the date: Transgender Health Webinar - June 15, 2012 1:00-2:30pm ET|
Source: AETC National Resource Center, Pacific AETC, Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, New York/New Jersey AETC, Southeast AETC
As a follow-up to the training exchange held in 2009, The AETC National Resource Center is partnering up again with the Pacific AETC and Center of Excellence for Transgender Health to host a webinar that will address various clinical issues for transgender patients through a lively case-study discussion. The speaker panel will include:
JoAnne Keatley, MSW, Pacific AETC and the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health
Maddie Deutsch, MD, Pacific AETC
Anita Radix, MD, New York/New Jersey AETC
Tonia Poteat, PhD, PA-C, MPH, Southeast AETCAdditional details and registration will be available soon.