3038.0 Emerging Issues and Lessons Learned Regarding HIV Screening

Monday, November 5, 2007: 8:30 AM
Detection of HIV remains a public health priority. New advances have emerged regarding HIV screening. Furthermore, the CDC has recently provided recommendations concerning HIV screening and testing procedures. This session will provide updates on the CDC recommendations, describe the application of these guidelines to specific settings, and identify factors related to persons’ willingness to get tested and receive counseling.
Session Objectives: 1. Articulate the demographic characteristics associate with STI/HIV screening among diverse, vulnerable groups 2. To understand the barriers and facilitators associated with implementing HIV screening in diverse settings 3. Develop strategies to improve the implementation of STI/HIV screening programs

8:30 AM
8:50 AM
Resident Participation in a City-wide HIV Screening Campaign, Washington, DC, 2006 – 2007
Amanda D. Castel, MD, MPH, Karishma Anand, Vienna Mbagaya, Jennifer Schenfeld, Charles Wu, MPH, Titilola Jolaosho, MHS, Sanni Eniola, Tiffany West, MPH, MSPH, Leo Rennie, Donald Hitchcock, Marie Sansone, JD, Manya Magnus, PhD, MPH, Irene Kuo, PhD, MPH, James Peterson, PhD and Alan E. Greenberg, MD, MPH
9:30 AM
Acceptance of Opt-out Routine Screening for HIV Infection at an Urban Emergency Department Following New Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) Guidelines
Irene Kuo, PhD, MPH, Jeremy Brown, MD, Robert Shesser, MD, MPH, Neal K. Sikka, MD, Manya Magnus, PhD, MPH, Amanda D. Castel, MD, MPH, Gary Simon, MD, Maggie Czarnogorski, MD and Alan E. Greenberg, MD, MPH

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Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Public Health Education and Health Promotion, Maternal and Child Health, Epidemiology, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus of APHA

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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