3039.0 Healthcare and Social Services for Individuals Living with HIV

Monday, October 27, 2008: 8:30 AM
This session will include an overview of research related to the provision of HIV related healthcare and social services, including particular emphasis on the engagement and retention of diverse populations into the HIV services infrastructure.
Session Objectives: Participants will: 1. Be able to describe issues associated with access to HIV related care among diverse populations. 2. Be able to describe best practice standards for retaining diverse individuals into HIV related social services. 3. Be able to list the characteristics of HIV related services that are supportive of engagement with other aspects of the HIV related care infrastructure.
George Clifford, PhD, MPA

8:30 AM
8:45 AM
Effects of health insurance on the use of health services and antiretroviral therapy among homeless and marginally housed HIV-positive adults
Elise D. Riley, PhD, Kelly L. Moore, MA, Susan Haber, ScD, Torsten B. Neilands, PhD, Jennifer Cohen, MPA and Alex Kral, PhD
9:00 AM
Engagement in primary HIV-medical care:Retention in care issues in a Southern Rural State
Bankole A. Olatosi, MPH, PhD, Carleen H. Stoskopf, ScD, Janice C. Probst, PhD, Amy B. Martin, DrPH and Wayne A. Duffus, MD, PhD
9:15 AM
Are we meeting the health and social service needs of HIV-infected parents and their children? A qualitative study
Burton O. Cowgill, PhD, MPH, Laura Bogart, PhD, Rosalie Corona, PhD, Tumaini Coker, MD, MBA, Gery Ryan, PhD and Mark A. Schuster, MD, PhD

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Organized by: HIV/AIDS

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

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