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Thursday, October 29, 2015

BEYOND AIDS CONDUCTS CONTINUING EDUCATION CONFERENCE ON HIV, AND ANNUAL MEETINGS, LOMA LINDA UNIVERSITY, NOVEMBER 15, 2015

   The following continuing education program was held on November 15, 2015, and was very successful. Slides from most of the presentations are posted on our Web site and you are welcome to download them:  http://www.beyondaids.org/resources.html

ADVANCES IN PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF HIV

A FREE continuing education program, supported by Beyond AIDS Foundation and a grant from Gilead Corp.
Co-sponsored by the LLU Departments of Preventive and Family Medicine
Loma Linda University School of Medicine and Staff Development designate this Activity for 3.5 hrs., various credits*

WHEN:    Sunday, November 15, 2015, 8:00a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  (Beyond AIDS business meetings to follow**)
WHERE: Loma Linda University, Cutler Amphitheater, attached to Evans Hall/Center for Health Promotion,
24785 Stewart St., Loma Linda, CA 92350; SW corner of Anderson and Stewart (see map)
Directions: I-10 to Anderson, S. to Stewart.  Enter from south side of building (away from Stewart St.).
PARKING: Lot U, Stewart and Anderson, NE, kitty-corner from amphitheater. No charge, no permit needed, 8-5.
REGISTRATION: No charge (except for food (tea and continental breakfast at cost of $5, payable on site). Advance reservation is required for slides/food (deadline 11/10/15).  Donations to Beyond AIDS Foundation (tax-deductible), &/or Beyond AIDS membership ($50, $25 student/resident) welcomed.
*For CEU, NCHEC, dietetic, APA, etc. (but not physician CME), register at: https://CE.llu.edu. Search for course by calendar date, find November 15, add to “shopping cart”; open account if none.
Physicians, others not using above registration method, and for all to reserve food and/or afternoon meeting, send email  to: foundation@beyondaids.org. Include in message: 1) Name, 2) Phone #, 3) Address, 4) Email, 5) Is CME credit requested?  6) Are morning refreshments ($5) requested?  7) Will you stay for boxed lunch (vegetarian, $12.50) and/or afternoon Beyond AIDS business meeting 1:00-3:00 p.m.? (See below.)

SCHEDULE:
8:00 a.m.       Registration and Continental breakfast (reserve as above)
8:40 a.m.       Welcome: Roger Woodruff, MD, Chair, Family Medicine and Interim Chair, Preventive Medicine, Loma Linda University; and Deanna Stover, PhD, RN, President, Beyond AIDS Foundation

PART 1:         HIV PREVENTION STRATEGY AND TESTING
8:45 a.m.       The 2015 update to National HIV/AIDS Strategy and the HIV Care Continuum: Ronald Hattis, MD, MPH (LLU)
9:10 a.m.       HIV prevention in the real world: A survey of state AIDS directors: Richel Strydom, MD (LLU Preventive Medicine resident, BAF fellow):  
9:30 a.m.       Use of social media to promote HIV self-testing: Jeffrey Klausner, MD, MPH (UCLA)
9:55 a.m.       HIV testing and the law in California; and tools to aid compliance: Ronald Hattis, MD, MPH (LLU)
10:15 a.m.     BREAK

PART 2:         HIV TREATMENT AND PROPHYLAXIS
10:30 a.m.     HIV treatment, the "Restaurant Menu" approach: Ronald Hattis, MD, MPH (LLU)
10:50 a.m.     Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in high-burden jurisdictions: Jeffrey Klausner, MD, MPH (UCLA)
11:15 a.m.     Work-related HIV exposures, including case examples; Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) protocol, and application to the adult film industry: Denise Bleak, RN, PHN
11:40 a.m.     Hepatitis C, HIV, and Public Policy: Monica Sweeney, MD, MPH (SUNY Downstate)
12:05 p.m.     Panel on what strategies work best to treat, control, and reverse the HIV epidemic: Jeff Klausner, Ron Hattis, Richel Strydom, Monica Sweeney, Denise Bleak
12:30 p.m.     ADJOURN

**1:00-3:00 p.m. Beyond AIDS Annual Meeting for members, Suite 204, Evans Building (attached); lunch $12.50

Target Audience
Physicians, Public Health Professionals, Nurses, AllieHealth Professionals

Disclosure Statement: This program has been planned and implemented in accordance with ACCME essentials and standards.  The Loma Linda University School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education relies on its CME faculty to provide program content that is free of commercial bias.  Therefore, in accordance with ACCME standards, any faculty and/or provider industry relationships will be disclosed and resolved (none have been reported). 


* Continuing Education Credits:
Upon successful completion, the participant will be awarded 3.5
contact hours of continuing education credit.



CME Accreditation Statement: The Loma Linda University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Loma Linda University School of Medicine designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TMPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Loma Linda University Medical Center Office of Staff Development is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. LLUMC Office of Staff Development maintains responsibility for this program and its contents. This event meets the qualifica‐ tions for 3.5 hours of continuing education credit for psychologists as required by the American Psychological Association
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center, Staff Development is a Continuing Professional Education Accredited Provider with the Commission on DieteticRegistration. Registered dietitians and dietetic technicians, registered will receive 3.5 continuing professional education units for completion of this program.
  • Loma Linda University School of Public Health has been designated as a provider of Category 1 continuing education contact hours in health education the National Commission for Health Education credentialing Inc (NCHEC) Provider # CA0024. This program has been approved for 3.5 hours of continuing education.
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center Staff Development is authorized by the California State Board of Registered Nursing to offer this course for 3.5 contact hours. (Provider #00239)
  • This course meets the qualifications for 3.5 continuing education credits by the American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC).
  • Respiratory Care Practitioners reciprocate with Provider #00239.
  • Behavioral Health Professionals reciprocate with APA.

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT: This program has been planned and implemented in accordance with ACCME essentials and standards.  The Loma Linda University School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education relies on its CME faculty to provide program content that is free of commercial bias.  Therefore, in accordance with ACCME standards, any faculty and/or provider industry relationships will be disclosed and resolved.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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