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Monday, October 08, 2012

BEYOND AIDS ANNOUNCES CONTINUING EDUCATION AND ANNUAL MEETINGS, REDLANDS, CA, SAT. 11/17/12

Update on Treatment and Prevention of HIV and Syphilis

A Continuing Education Seminar Co-Sponsored by the
Beyond AIDS Foundation and the Infectious Disease Association of California

When:               Saturday, November 17, 2012
Where:             Redlands Community Hospital, Weisser Education Pavilion
  350 Terracina Blvd., Redlands, CA 92373

Schedule:
8:00-8:50 a.m.:       Registration, Coffee
8:50-9:00 a.m.:       Welcome and Introduction
                                  Deanna Stover, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CNS, Pres., Beyond AIDS Foundation;
                                  Executive Director, Community Programs, Redlands Community Hosp.
9:00-9:45 a.m.:       What’s New in 2012 Guidelines for Antiretroviral Treatment of Adults/Adolescents with HIV          
                                  Ronald Hattis, MD, MPH
9:45-10:30 a.m.:    From Routine Testing to Viral Load Suppression: New York City HIV Interventions
                                  Monica Sweeney, MD, MPH
10:30-11:00 a.m. Break; pharmaceutical displays*
11:00-11:45 a.m.:   HIV Testing & Partner Notification Requirements in California: Keeping it Simple and Legal
                                  Ronald Hattis, MD, MPH; demonstration with I. Jean Davis, PA, DC, PhD and Trista Baker, LVN
11:45-12:30 p.m. Syphilis Update: Lessons Learned from an Outbreak Associated with the Adult Film Industry       
                                  Peter Kerndt, MD, MPH
12:30-1:30 p.m.:    Lunch (included with registration; pharmaceutical displays will be open)

1:30-3:30 p.m.:       Annual Meetings of Beyond AIDS and Beyond AIDS Foundation, including report on International AIDS Conference and discussion of strategy  for controlling U.S. HIV epidemic, incl. “treatment as prevention.”
                                  Seminar participants invited to attend but handouts only available if intent included in RSVP (see below).

Accreditation:
Physicians: The Infectious Disease Association of California (IDAC) is accredited by IMQ/CMA to provide CME to physicians, and designates this educational activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  This credit may also be applied to HIV Specialist certification.
CEUs (3 units) for nurses and others will be available through Redlands Community Hospital.

                        

From 10 Freeway, take Alabama exit; south on Alabama. At end of road turn right on Barton, and soon after turn left onto Terracina Blvd.  Pass Olive, then take 1st entrance into hospital grounds on right. Weisser Education Pavilion is a separate building to right of main hospital. Enter building from the right (north) side. Parking available in hospital lots at no charge.

Registration:   
Course registration fees (checks) will be collected at check-in.
Physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and doctorate-level professionals: $60      
Nurses and all others: $30                      
Special discounts:          Members of Beyond AIDS: No charge*                 
                                                Members of IDAC: $10             Redlands Community Hospital Employees: $10

RSVP required:  
To reserve seating, food, handouts, e-mail foundation@beyondaids.org or leave phone message at 888-239-2437.  Include in your message name, phone number, e-mail address, and whether also attending afternoon B.A. meeting.

*Membership:  
Attendees may join Beyond AIDS at registration check-in and have course registration fee waived.
Information on the organization and membership available at www.beyondaids.org.   Dues: Regular $50, couples $75, students $25.