Addressing HIV, HCV and Other STD's in Rhode Island
Date: October 24, 2018
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Class Type: Classroom
Instructor: Philip Chan, M.D., M.S.
6 CEUs *: (SW,CD, MHC)
6.0 Nursing contact hours**
This program is designed to provide up-to-date information on diagnosis, clinical management, and prevention of HIV, Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and other STDs in Rhode Island. The epidemiology and trends in HIV, HCV and other STDs will be reviewed among at risk populations in Rhode Island. Participants will acquire skills to effectively provide risk reduction counseling related to HIV/HCV/STD infection. Speakers are Brown University faculty and affiliated healthcare providers, as well as representatives from community organizations serving persons living with HIV. The goal of this program is to equip healthcare officials and counselors with medically accurate information regarding HIV/HCV/STD screening and diagnoses, update on effective prevention and treatment strategies, and address management of co-morbid conditions.
| *PLEASE NOTE: In order to receive a CEU Certificate, each participant must complete a Pre-Test BEFORE arriving at this training and complete a Post Test and Evaluation within one week after the training. (Instructions will be provided.) |
| **This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Northeast Multi-State Division (NE-MSD), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. |