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The Intersection of Updates in HIV and Social Determinants of Health

Online
1.5 CE Hours
General
Free

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When and where

Location
  • Online
Description

We will discuss the recent updates on HIV advancements in treatments and better ways to prevent and manage the virus. We will also review information about how different populations are more at risk for contracting HIV and what we can do to reduce the risks. Lastly, it is our intention to inform health care professionals on how to support best those living with HIV, as well as ways that can be taken to reduce new infections.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
Educational Goal

The educational goal of this workshop is for participants to learn how to best support those living with HIV and increase knowledge about HIV prevention, management, and treatment.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify two first-line antiretroviral therapies to treat people living with HIV.

  • Discuss why an HIV viral load that is 'undetectable' via lab work is equivalent to not transmitting HIV through sexual contact or IV drug use (This is known as Undetectable equals Untransmittable (U=U)).

  • Discuss two updates regarding the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

  • Discuss three clinical benefits of a same-day start (rapid start) strategy.

CE Details
Introductory
General

TPN.health has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7267. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. TPN.health is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.

This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programming. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

TPN.health, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 6 continuing education credits.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0654.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and TPN.Health. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and TPN.Health. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 1.5 ANCC contact hours.

CE Policy
Agenda
  • Waiting Room Opens
  • Workshop Begins
  • Workshop Ends
Note: Time designated for waiting room, breaks cannot be counted toward CE credit.
This course is fiscally sponsored by Aetna Better Health of Louisiana. There may be potential biases or conflicts of interest inherent to this relationship, and it must be disclosed to participants.
MarkAlain Déry, DO, MPH, FACOI

Dr. MarkAlain Dery is an infectious disease physician and epidemiologist with Access Health Louisiana- the most extensive Medicaid-providing clinic system in Louisiana. Dr. Dery is the Medical Director of infectious diseases and Chief Innovation Officer.

Dr. Dery has over 23 years of experience and has been at the forefront of the COVID pandemic, offering his expertise and recommendations affecting the most medically needy in Louisiana. He was the medical director for the country’s first public COVID testing site. He served on the COVID Public Health Commission for New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell and was responsible for weekly reviews of the medical literature and presenting them directly to the Mayor’s office and health commissioner. Dr. Dery has also been a medical responder to global catastrophes such as Hurricane Katrina and the 2010 Haiti earthquake and worked as a clinical field epidemiologist for the World Health Organization during the 2014-15 Ebola virus epidemic in Sierra Leone.

The subject of a four-page feature article in Time Magazine, multiple features in Vice, a recent op-ed in the National Memo, and much more, Dr. Dery is no stranger to the media and is often sought after for his medical expertise, especially during this worldwide public health crisis. Dr. Dery was recognized as the Internist of the Year in 2020 by the American College of Osteopathic Internist and Healthcare Hero by the New Orleans Gambit in 2020. In 2021 he was named one of New Orleans’s most influential 500 people by BIZ NOLA. An avid human rights and social justice activist, Dr. Dery founded 102.3FM WHIV-LP, a radio station dedicated to raising awareness about HIV, human rights, and social justice issues. Dr. Dery also hosts a daily 10-minute podcast called NoiseFilter that can be found on all podcast platforms, outlining the most recent updates on Covid-19 and more. Dr. Dery has recently created short and informative public health animations on various topics. The NoiseFilter animations topics include the mRNA vaccines, HIV, Hepatitis C, and increasing ethnic diversity in clinical trials, which can be found at NoiseFilterShow.com. You can follow Dr. Dery at TheDrDery on Twitter, Facebook, and Tik Tok.

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