Registration is now open for the Advanced Management Issues in HIV Care Conference, which will take place Friday, Sept. 17, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The virtual event will focus on the management of patients living with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Infectious disease and internal medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurses, counselors, social workers, and other health care professionals who have an interest in HIV care are invited to attend.
After this course, participants will be able to:
- Increase the capacity to identify, treat and care for people with HIV.
- Discuss innovative biomedical, behavioral and systems approaches to end the HIV epidemic.
- Review the barriers minorities face in obtaining HIV care along the care continuum, and identify successful approaches to improve their engagement with health care providers.
- Describe factors contributing to accelerated aging in HIV and identify strategies to manage common age-related comorbidities.
The conference is presented by the Department of Infectious Disease at Cleveland Clinic and The Sarah Cole Hirsh Institute for Evidence-Based Practice at Case Western Reserve University’s Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.
Partners include CWRU School of Medicine, Circle Health Services, The MetroHealth System, The Midwest AIDS Training and Education Center, VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center.