This year, The HIV and AIDS Treatment Center at Albany Med be hosting the 15th Annual HIV and Clinical Care Symposium (Tuesday and Wednesday, June 3rd and 4th, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. . The symposium will feature guest speakers and current topics.
BELOW FIND INFORMATION ON OUR PAST SYMPOSIUM
Click here for the Acknowledgement, Faculty Disclosure, Agenda, Faculty List and Objectives.
|Presentation Title||Presenter||Slide Handout|
|Tuesday, June 4, 2013|
|Management of HIV Infection: An Antiretroviral Update||Joseph P. McGowan, MD, FACP, FIDSA, AAHIVS||Slides Here|
|The Evolution of Hepatitis C Therapy||Kristen Marks, MD, MS||Slides Here|
|Positive Pathways: A Collaborative Approach for Stigma Reduction & Disclosure and an impetus for HIV Testing in the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision||Carl Koenigsmann, MD, Linda Klopf, BSN, MSEd, Heidi Reukauf, MPH, James Tesoriero, PhD||Slides Here|
|Rash Assessment, Workup and Treatment||Angela Miller, MD, FAAD||Slides Here|
|Breakout Group 1|
|HIV Case Conferencing Expert Panel||Douglas Fish, MD, AAHIVS, Robert Jellinger, MD, AAHIVS, Cynthia Miller, MD, AAHIVS, David Herman, MD, AAHIVS, Shelley Gilroy, MD, AAHIVS|
|Breakout Group 2|
|Preparing to Treat the Hepatitis C-Infected Patient||David Herman, MD, AAHIVS||Slides Here|
|Taking a Sexual Risk Assessment: A Comprehensive Approach||Maureen Scahill, MS, RN||Slides Here|
|RN ACTS Handout|
|Risk Assessment Handout|
|Wednesday, June 5, 2013|
|Update on HIV Post Exposure Treatment||Lyn Stevens, MS, NP, ACRN||Slides Here|
|Occupational PEP Handout|
|Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis: Indications for Future Treatment||Shelley Gilroy, MD, AAHIVS||Slides Here|
|Adolescents in America Risks, Behaviors and Challenges for All HIV/STD Risk Recognition and Prevention||Debra Tristram, MD||Slides Here|
|Antiretroviral Therapy and Its Impact on Bones||Michael Yin, MD||Slides Here|
|HIV and Aging||Douglas Fish, MD, AAHIVS||Slides Here|
Sponsored by Albany Medical College’s Department of Medicine,Division of HIV Medicine and the Office of Continuing Medical Education. Jointly sponsored/co-provided by Albany Medical College’s Department of Medicine. Provided by Albany Medical Center Nursing Continuing Education Provider Unit.
Changes occur rapidly in the fields of HIV and Hepatology. This course is designed to provide practitionerswith the most up-to-date clinical information on a variety of topics to assist in their care of patients living with HIV and/or Hepatitis C. Presentation formats include didactic sessions and interactive case presentations, followed by subsequent question and answer periods.
The symposium will be of interest to physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, pharmacists, social workers, mental health practitioners, and case managers who care for those infected with HIV and Hepatitis C.
Special thanks to the NYSDOH AIDS Institute’s Clinical Education Initiative and the New York/New Jersey AIDS Education & Training Center for their collaboration and support.
We greatly acknowledge the following companies for supporting this symposium. A complete list of supporters will be provided at the conference.
Exibit Space: AbbVie Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb, Genentech, Inc., Gilead Sciencs, Inc., Janssen Therapeutics, Merck & Co., Inc., SuccessEHS, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. & ViiV Healthcare.
Unrestricted Educational Grant: Gilead Sciences, Inc., Janssen Therapeutics & Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
After attending the course, participants should be able to:
Albany Medical College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Albany Medical College designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
AAPA accepts Category I credit for AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA Category I CME credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.
This learning activity is provided by the Albany Medical Center Nursing Continuing Education Provider Unit.
The Albany Medical Center is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This learning activity will be awarded up to 11.00 of continuing nursing education (CNE) hours.
Physicians $180 (by May 17) and $200 (after May 17)
Residents & Other Health Professionals $80 (by May 17) and $100 (after May 17)
Tuition includes the conference registration, continental breakfast, breaks and lunch each day and available course material. A special rate for attending one day is not available.
Hilton Garden Inn - Troy
235 Hoosick Street, Troy, NY 12180
For information and directions go to www.troy.hgi.com or call (877) 782-9444.
A block of overnight rooms has been reserved at The Hilton Garden Inn - Troy for the nights of Monday, June 3 through Tuesday, June 4, 2013. The block of rooms will be released on Friday, May 3, 2013. The room rate is $109 per n ght, Single/ Double Occupancy. Gratuity and Room Tax are additional. Check-In is 3:00 pm; Check-Out is noon. To make reservations, call the Hilton Garden Inn at (877) 782-9444 by May 3. Indicate that you are with the Albany Medical College group to secure the above rate. After May 3, reservations will be accepted on a space available basis and the above rates are not guaranteed
You can also learn about last year's 13th Annual HIV Clinical Care Symposium