Please Note: When registering participants will automatically be registered for this two day webinar. The webinar will meet for Day 1 on February 11, 2019 and Day 2 on February 12, 2019. The time for each day will be 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM.
This webinar is intended to provide updates regarding HIV/AIDS/STD's and Blood-Born Pathogens for Prevention, Recovery and other Substance Use Professionals and Community Members.
1. HIV 101/HIV 201
a. HIV and HIV Related Terminology, Definitions, comparisons between HIV and AIDS
b. History/Time line of the HIV Epidemic in America and certain portions of the world
c. Modes of Transmission/Non-Transmittal
d. Treatment options
e. HIV Prevention
i. Sexual Activity
ii. Alcohol and other Drug Use
iv. HIV and Women
f. HIV Life Cycle
h. HIV Stages – Acute, Clinical Latency, AIDS
i. Effects on the individual – Physically, Mentally, Socially, Financially
2. Ryan White and the Ryan White C. A. R. E. Act, Funding for Services
3. HIV Testing
a. What Tests Are Available
b. Who Should Be Tested
d. HIV Positive versus HIV Negative
e. CDC Recommendations
4. Sexually Transmitted Diseases
5. Tuberculosis, TB and HIV Connection
6. Hepatitis (A, B, C, etc.), Hepatitis and HIV connection, HCV/HIV Co-Infection
7. Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)
8. Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
9. Bloodborne Pathogens and Universal/Standard Precautions
About the Presenter: Al Bishop, MSA-HSA, Corporate Compliance Officer & Director of Performance Improvement of Roberson Health Care Corporation will provide the webinar.
Skill Level: The event is intended to serve the professional needs of all professionals in the prevention or the substance use setting.
Click on the Green Register Here Button above to save your seat for this 3-hour multi-day webinar.
An application for continuing education credit has been submitted to the NCSAPPB.
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Funding in whole or in part for this event was provided by the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services with funding from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.