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CDC’s Interim Guidance on the Use of PrEP in Heterosexually Active Adults:

CDC’s Interim Guidance on the Use of PrEP in Heterosexually Active Adults:

Event Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Event Type: Webinar/Online Event

Description

  • Featuring: 
  • Dawn Smith, MD, Biomedical Intervention Implementation Officer, National Center for HIV/AIDS Prevention, CDC and
  • Deborah Cohan, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco

Webinar Objectives:

 After this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the role of PrEP as part of comprehensive HIV prevention services for heterosexually active adults at very high risk of HIV infection 
  • Especially uninfected persons whose regular sexual partners are known to have HIV infection. 
  • Identify populations in which PrEP can be used (our focus is on women and HIV serodiscordant heterosexual couples)

 Describe  clinical considerations, including:

  • Acute infection
  • Comprehensive counseling (adherence, resistance, HIV testing, signs/symptoms of HIV infection etc.)
  • Monitoring for and treating STIs
  • Monitoring HIV status, pregnancy status, side effects, adherence and risk behaviors
  • Engaging men in care
  • Discuss the state of the science related to the use of PrEP in HIV-discordant couples wishing to conceive and describe the current perinatal guidelines.

 For any questions, please contact Joanne Phillips at phillijm@umdnj.edu

Webinar Time: EST

To join the webinar follow the link below (you do not need to pre-register):

http://aetc.adobeconnect.com/r8whar95aal/

For audio dial 1-888-205-5513

Participant code: 654543#

 

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For any questions, please contact Joanne Phillips at phillijm@umdnj.edu

Webinar Time: EST