5113.0 Contemporary Issues in HIV Testing

Wednesday, November 11, 2009: 10:30 AM
This session will focus on current issues in HIV testing, including population specific testing issues.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe current issues in HIV Testing. 2. Describe population specific issues related to HIV testing. 3. Describe appropriate methods for current HIV testing in specific populations.

10:30 AM
Correlates of HIV Testing Intentions among African-American Women in the Southeastern United States
Shilpa N. Patel, MPH, Puja Seth, PhD, Gina M. Wingood, ScD, MPH, Julia Painter, PhD, MPH and LaShun R. Robinson, PhD
10:45 AM
Routine HIV testing in Massachusetts community health centers: Perceived barriers and strategies to improve screening rates
Carey V. Johnson, MS, Matthew J. Mimiaga, ScD, MPH, Rodney VanDerwarker, MPH and Kenneth Mayer, MD
11:00 AM
11:15 AM
Planning and Implementing Rapid HIV Testing in Baltimore City: Challenges and Lessons for a Health Department
Shilpa Bhardwaj, MD MPH, Carolyn Nganga-Good, RN BSN, Rafiq Miazad, MD, Ravikiran Muvva, MPH,MPA and Charlene Brown, MD MPH

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Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: Public Health Nursing, Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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