Jul 13 2016
Webinar: HIV Testing Recommendations for Women
Join the CDC's Elimination of Perinatal HIV Transmission Comprehensive Real-Time Case Finding Stakeholders for a webinar entitled "HIV Testing Recommendations for Women: An Important Step to Achieve Perinatal HIV Elimination." The objectives of the webinar include describing the rationale for HIV testing in women, reviewing the updated CDC HIV testing algorithm, describing how the changes in the HIV algorithm can impact providers when ordering and interpreting HIV tests, and identifiying examples of potentila missed opportunities for HIV testing. Speakers include Margaret Lampe, RN, MPH, S. Michele Owen, PhD, and Carey Eppes, MD, MPH.
Jun 15 2016
National HIV Testing Day
National HIV Testing Day is June 27, 2016. Join ACOG, federal partners, health departments, and other stakeholder organizations to raise awareness about the importance of HIV testing and early diagnosis of HIV. There are many ways to take action. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend that everyone between the ages of 13 and 64 get tested for HIV at least once as part of routine health care and that people with certain risk factors get tested more often. Visit Doing It to find information, resources, and testing locations near you.
Mar 3 2016
Webinar: Vaccines for Immunocompromised Adults
The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) is hosting a webinar, "Vaccines for Immunocompromised Adults" on April 5, 2016 at Noon EDT. Lorry G. Rubin, MD, will share clinical guidelines on vaccines for immunocrompromised adults. The webinar will inform healthcare providers about the appropriate vaccinations for a person without a functioning spleen as well as help decode the vaccination recommendations for HIV-infected patients. Please click here to register for this webinar.